November 30, 2023

Offshore Wind (OSW)

BOEM Approves Empire Wind
Empire Wind is the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind farm to receive approval from the federal government following BOEM's approval.
New Jersey Launches OSW Infrastructure Solicitation
Recent setbacks will not prevent the New Jersey BPU from moving forward with the state's commitment to offshore wind.
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Treasury Department NOPR Seeks to Clarify IRA’s ITC Rules

The Treasury Department released guidelines for the Inflation Reduction Act’s investment tax credits for clean energy projects.

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UPDATED: Ørsted Cancels Ocean Wind, Suspends Skipjack

The world’s leading offshore wind developer has canceled two major U.S. projects and suspended work on a third but committed to building a fourth and trying to salvage a fifth.

Four New Wind Energy Areas Designated in Gulf of Mexico

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said the sites 47 to 82 miles off Texas and Louisiana have a potential of up to 9.27 GW.

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Conn. Seeks Proposals for Onshore, Offshore Renewables
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection launched two new clean energy solicitations Oct. 27.
NJ Revamps Third Solicitation OSW Connection Plans
New Jersey will split off the connection infrastructure part of the offshore wind farm development and hold a separate solicitation for the infrastructure work.
NY Announces Renewable Energy Projects Totaling 6.4 GW

Twenty-five renewable energy projects totaling 6.4 GW have been selected for development in New York, including three new offshore wind farms with a combined 4 GW capacity.

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Overheard at Connecticut Power and Energy Society’s ‘Future of Energy’ Conference

A Connecticut official said she hopes potential offshore wind developers will take a lower profit to help the industry off the ground.

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NY Gov. Vetoes Planned Offshore Wind Transmission Act

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed the Planned Offshore Wind Transmission Act approved by the state Legislature this year.

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