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  • 3 June 2019

    The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is calling on electric distribution companies to proceed with an additional 1,600MW of offshore wind solicitations in the state. The call follows the results from an offshore wind study which investigated the necessity, benefits and costs of requiring the electric distribution companies to conduct additional solicitations of up to 1,6GW. The […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium is allocating up to USD 7 million in funding for offshore wind technology projects. The announcement represents the consortium’s first comprehensive solicitation for offshore wind technology projects as called for in its Research and Development Roadmap. Under the solicitation, the consortium seeks proposals that foster reductions in the […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the solicitation of up to 800MW of offshore wind capacity.

  • 3 March 2020

    The State of New Jersey has announced the solicitation schedule to meet the 7,500MW offshore wind capacity goal by 2035, with the earliest solicitation expected to be opened by September 2020. The winner of this 1,200MW solicitation round is to be selected by the second quarter of 2021. In total, New Jersey plans to hold […]

  • 25 May 2016

    A new bill that would provide a better environment for the offshore wind industry was submitted to the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Monday.  The bill requires utility companies in Massachusetts to solicit joint proposals and enter into long-term contracts with offshore wind companies up to 1,200 megawatts of power by 2027. Additionally, electric utilities will be required […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars that the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is issuing its third open funding opportunity announcement, OPEN 2015, for up to $125 million. OPEN 2015 will support energy research and development projects from America’s top innovators […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The US Energy Department’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) has added new application deadlines for its current Title XVII loan guarantee solicitations, which aim to accelerate the deployment of innovative clean energy technology. The next Part I application deadline is now scheduled for 18 January, 2017. The extension of the effective period for LPO’s Paperwork Reduction […]

  • 22 January 2020

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill which expands the definition of a “qualified offshore wind project” to include an “open access offshore wind transmission facility”. Open access offshore wind transmission facility is a high voltage transmission facility that conforms to applicable FERC regulations and policies regarding open access transmission, the […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    In support of the Administration’s all of the above energy strategy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. When finalized, the solicitation is expected to make as much as $4 […]

  • 3 July 2019

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Bureau of Energy Technology Policy have issued a Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000MW of offshore wind energy. The RFP comes as Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont signed into law the House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Massachusetts House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill that requires power distribution companies to enter into long-term contracts to buy 1,200MW of offshore wind power by 2027. The H.4377 bill, which was passed by a landslide vote of 154:1, also requires distribution companies to solicit long-term contracts for purchasing 1,200MW of hydropower. … distribution companies shall jointly enter into cost-effective […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition to initiate a regulatory proceeding asking the New York Public Service Commission to authorize the 2020 offshore wind solicitation. As reported earlier this month, NYSERDA plans to issue the New York State’s second-ever offshore wind solicitation in 2020. The solicitation will […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) authorised the state’s Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to issue a solicitation for 1,000 MW or more of offshore wind capacity in 2020. The authorisation comes with the flexibility for NYSERDA to evaluate a range of bids for up to 2,500 MW of capacity. Still, it is […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]

  • 22 July 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Delaware is making big strides in renewable energy development, state officials say after a meeting with federal officials who visited the First State and updated state and federal agencies on developers’ interest in offshore wind power.

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the new energy legislation which calls for development of 1,600MW of offshore wind capacity by 2027 into law on Monday, 8 August. An Act Relative to Energy Diversity (H. 4568) requires utilities to competitively solicit and contract for approximately 2,800MW of offshore wind and hydro energy in the next decade. “Massachusetts […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously voted to adopt a proposed rule establishing the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind energy.

  • 28 January 2015

    A representative in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Patricia A. Haddad, introduced a bill that would promote renewable energy generation off its coast. The legislation requires utilities to conduct periodic joint solicitations for proposals from offshore wind energy developers no later than 30 June 2016. The first solicitation would be for 1.5 million MWh per […]

  • 1 March 2018

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved an order that implements Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order which calls for the full implementation of the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OWEDA) and to begin moving the state toward a solicitation of 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity.

  • 7 September 2015

    State Rep. Patricia Haddad is hoping to bring offshore wind industry to Massachusetts. Namely, after accepting an invitation from the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Haddad embarked on a four-day trip to Denmark with a group of legislators and industry leaders, writes Wicked Local Somerset. “I am hoping to help create that new […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800MW of offshore wind through a solicitation issued in the fourth quarter of 2018. 

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Four proposers responded to New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state’s solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Firms hoping to install wind turbines off the New Jersey coast increased lobbying-related spending 234 percent from USD 261,664 in 2017 to USD 874,679 in 2018, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. Several firms ramped up their lobbying activity in 2018 in anticipation of the deep sea “gold rush” that will create […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a solicitation seeking 800MW or more of new offshore wind projects, which will lead to the state having its first large-scale offshore wind development contracts in place in the spring of 2019.

  • 18 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously approved an order opening an application window for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity.

  • 22 April 2020
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Global design firm Stantec has been selected to lead the environmental permitting and assessment for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in New York. A joint venture of Ørsted and the U.S. Eversource Energy is developing the project approximately 30 miles east of Montauk Point, off Long Island. “This is an exciting project that, when […]