Massachusetts Administration Spotlights Offshore Wind, Virtual Reality Training Program

Lt. Gov. Karen Polito, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Interim CEO Jennifer Daloisio visited Greater New Bedford Vocational-Technical High School to meet with students in the marine technology, computer graphics and engineering programs. … Read More

Interior Department Conducts Review of New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Projects

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior has announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct an environmental review of two proposed … Read More

California Governor Signs Renewable Energy Bills

Gov. Newsom highlights over $15 billion climate package in Sequoia National Park. At the site of the KNP Complex in Sequoia National Park, Gov. Gavin Newsom has highlighted the California Comeback Plan’s over $15 billion climate package – the largest … Read More

Massachusetts Governor Announces Offshore Wind Workforce Development Report

Advancing efforts to build a skilled, diverse and equitable offshore wind workforce in the commonwealth, the Baker-Polito administration has released a new report assessing the workforce strengths, gaps and opportunities in Massachusetts for the emerging industry. The report, sponsored by … Read More

States Take Initiative on Renewables in 2021

While federal leaders continue deliberations on how to build a cleaner, healthier future, states are making strides to advance renewable energy, according to a new roundup of state legislative highlights from Environment America. “The United States of Clean Energy, Summer … Read More

Wind Turbine Needs to Be Removed, North Dakota Regulators Rule

Minnesota Power operates the Bison wind farm in Morton and Oliver counties, pictured here in February 2020 A North Dakota wind farm operator is being ordered by state regulators to disassemble and move a wind turbine that has been deemed … Read More

New York State Submits Proposal for NYC Offshore Wind Port

New York State has submitted an application for the United States Department of Transportation’s Port Infrastructure Development Grant Program to support construction of Arthur Kill Terminal (AKT) in Staten Island. AKT will be an offshore wind staging and assembly port … Read More

California Offshore Wind Legislation Moves Further in the Process

David Chiu California Assembly Bill 525 – a piece of legislation aimed at boosting the state’s offshore wind production and developing a plan for California to achieve large-scale renewable wind energy by 2045 – has moved through the California Senate … Read More

North Carolina Governor Issues Executive Order Highlighting Benefits of Offshore Wind

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has issued Executive Order No. 218. The executive order highlights the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind and directs actions to help North Carolina secure jobs and economic development over the next 15 years … Read More

Massachusetts Issues RFP for Additional Offshore Wind Capacity

With backing from electric utilities, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the commonwealth is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for an additional offshore wind contract, according to a recent article from Milford Daily News. According to the article, the RFP … Read More