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June 24, 2024
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Sunrise Wind Cleared to Begin Construction
Sunrise Wind has received final federal approval of its construction and operations plan and expects to begin seabed preparations off the New England coast this year.
Offshore Wind Leaders Project Confidence amid Election Year Uncertainty
Offshore wind executives and government officials expressed tentative optimism at an offshore wind conference about the industry’s rebound from last year’s spate of contract cancellations.
DOE Announces $900M to Kick-start Small Modular Nuclear Pipeline
The new federal funding is aimed at building market confidence that the U.S. nuclear industry will be able to incorporate the lessons learned at Vogtle to deliver a new round of safer, more efficient SMRs on time and on budget.
NY Sets Strategy to Reach 6 GW of Energy Storage
The New York PSC approved a roadmap to reach the state's goal of 6 GW of energy storage by 2030.
NY Opens Land-based Renewable Energy Solicitation
New York has launched its eighth large-scale renewable energy solicitation, seeking proposals for land-based projects to help the state meet its emission-reduction goals.
Renewable Development Faces Regulatory Tangle
Two new reports examine the profusion of local and state regulations affecting renewable energy development.
Vermont Heating Fuel Sales Decreasing in Recent Years
Vermonters are using less fossil fuel for heat in recent years, partly because winters have been trending warmer but also because more buildings are relying on electric heat pumps. 
Decade of Strong Growth Forecast in Offshore Wind Sector
A GWEC report indicates 75.2 GW of capacity had been installed worldwide by the end of 2023 and predicts 410 GW of additional capacity will be installed in the next 10 years.
NJ Electrification Bill Stirs Opposition
A bill that would require New Jersey utilities to offer building electrification incentive programs sparked more than two hours of heated debate.
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