July 19, 2024

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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.
BOEM Approves Avangrid’s New England Wind OSW Project
BOEM has issued its final Record of Decision ROD approving Avangrid Renewables’ New England Wind project, marking a major milestone for the proposed offshore wind project.
New England States’ OSW Procurement Receives 5,454 MW in Bids
The coordinated offshore wind procurements of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island received a total of 5,454 MW in bids from four developers, falling short of the 6,000-MW solicitation cap.
South Fork Wind
South Fork Wind Announces ‘Steel in the Water’

New York announced that the first monopile foundation has been installed for South Fork Wind, a 132 MW project being developed by Ørsted and Eversource off the eastern tip of Long Island.

Experts Call for More Engagement, Shorter Timelines for Clean Projects
Building public support for clean energy projects will require shorter timelines and increased community engagement, experts told industry participants.
Interior Proposes 1st Lease for Offshore Wind in Gulf of Mexico
The Department of the Interior proposed the first auction for leases to build offshore wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico.
Avangrid Seeks to Terminate Commonwealth Wind PPAs
Avangrid has moved to terminate power purchase agreements for Commonwealth Wind, a 1.2-GW offshore wind project it is developing in Massachusetts.
Principle Power
California Energy Commission Postpones Vote on Offshore Wind Goals
The California Energy Commission said it will take more time to consider offshore wind targets that stakeholders said were too low based on potential capacity.
Principle Power
OSW Advocates Urge California to Think Bigger
At a California Energy Commission workshop Wednesday, advocates of offshore wind urged state officials to plan for far more wind than is currently contemplated.
Mass. Adds 1,600 MW to OSW Portfolio in Latest Procurement
Massachusetts chose two offshore wind projects totaling 1,600 MW, potentially bringing the state's offshore wind total to 3,200 MW.

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