July 23, 2024

US Wind

Maryland Offers OSW Developer More Lucrative Terms
Maryland will allow its lone remaining contracted offshore wind developer to seek higher compensation and other changes for the wind farms it is proposing off the Delmarva Peninsula.
Ørsted Cancels Skipjack Wind Agreement with Maryland
Ørsted canceled its Skipjack Wind agreement with Maryland but will continue preparations to build the 966-MW offshore wind farm in hopes of securing a better deal.
Draft Environmental Statement Prepared for Maryland OSW
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has prepared a draft environmental impact for the proposed Maryland Offshore Wind Project.
Maryland Legislature Sends POWER Act to Governor’s Desk
With hours to go until the end of their legislative session, Maryland lawmakers passed a law committing the state to developing 8.5 GW of offshore wind by 2031.
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US Offshore Wind Industry Set to Take Off
With major projects being completed this year, OSW is poised to become a major source of electricity and good jobs, panelists at a BNOW conference said.
$36M Allocated to East Coast OSW Workforce Training Initiatives
Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina will receive $36 million in federal and private-sector funding to support offshore wind training programs.
Northeast Regional Ocean Council
Maryland Adds 1,600 MW in Offshore Wind
Maryland regulators selected US Wind and Ørsted to build 1,600 MW in offshore wind, bringing the state close to 2,000 MW in total.
Ørsted A/S
Maryland Offshore Wind Plans Draw Enthusiasm, Controversy
Offshore wind developers are starting to make good on their job-creation promises, but that hasn't ended opposition to their projects.
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Environmental Justice Communities are Leading OSW, Advocate Says
Elizabeth Yeampierre with the Climate Justice Alliance says environmental justice communities need to be allowed to speak for themselves on offshore wind.

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