Whitmer Issues Executive Order, Directive to Combat Climate Change

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed Executive Order 2020-182 and Executive Directive 2020-10 to create the MI Healthy Climate Plan.  The governor’s plan will protect Michiganders’ public health and the environment and help develop new clean energy jobs by putting Michigan … Read More

New York Creates Office of Renewable Energy Siting

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the availability of proposed regulations that would implement the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act.  The draft regulatory framework will dramatically speed up the siting and construction of major renewable energy projects … Read More

RPMA Signs PPA with CIPCO

RPM Access LLC (RPMA), an independent Iowa wind developer, has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO), a generation and transmission electric cooperative owned by member cooperatives. The power and its renewable energy credits … Read More

North Carolina Hires BVG Associates to Assess Offshore Wind Potential

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has identified and hired an international consulting company to help the agency assess North Carolina’s potential as an offshore wind industry hub.  BVG Associates, headquartered near London with offices in Glasgow, Scotland, Boston, and … Read More

NJBPU, NJEDA Approve Two MOUs for Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Projects

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) have approved two memoranda of understanding (MOUs) that will make nearly $6 million available to support offshore wind and other clean energy projects in … Read More

Atlantic Shores Opens the ECO Center in Atlantic City

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies U.S. LLC and EDF Renewables North America, has hosted members of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and other local stakeholders at a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening … Read More

DTE Energy Updates its MIGreenPower Renewables Plan

DTE Energy has updated its MIGreenPower voluntary renewables plan with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).  If the MPSC approves this plan, DTE will significantly increase its generation capacity from renewables, ending 2022 with enough solar and wind energy capacity … Read More