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The US federal government maintains jurisdiction over offshore wind resources on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), which begins 3 nautical miles from shore. Federal agencies play multiple roles in siting, leasing, and permitting; technology research and development; and, financing and infrastructure development.

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Federal Resources

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MarineCadastre.gov National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)
Wind Industry Supply Chain Map Global Wind Network (GLWN)
Federal Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Order No. 889- Final Rule on Open Access Same-Time Information System and Standards of Conduct Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Apr 24 1996
Order No. 888- Final Rule on Promoting Wholesale Competition Through Open Access Non-discriminatory Transmission Services by Public Utilities; Recovery of Stranded Costs by Public Utilities and Transmitting Utilities Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Apr 24 1996
Order No. 889A- Order on Rehearing Final Rule on Open Access Same-Time Information System and Standards of Conduct Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Mar 4 1997
Order No. 888A- Order on Rehearing Final Rule on Promoting Wholesale Competition Through Open Access Non-discriminatory Transmission Services by Public Utilities; Recovery of Stranded Costs by Public Utilities and Transmitting Utilities [Part 1 of 3] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Mar 4 1997
Order No. 888A- Order on Rehearing Final Rule on Promoting Wholesale Competition Through Open Access Non-discriminatory Transmission Services by Public Utilities; Recovery of Stranded Costs by Public Utilities and Transmitting Utilities [Part 2 of 3] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Mar 4 1997
Order No. 888A- Order on Rehearing Final Rule on Promoting Wholesale Competition Through Open Access Non-discriminatory Transmission Services by Public Utilities; Recovery of Stranded Costs by Public Utilities and Transmitting Utilities [Part 3 of 3] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Mar 4 1997
Order No. 888B- Order on Rehearing Final Rule on Promoting Wholesale Competition Through Open Access Non-discriminatory Transmission Services by Public Utilities; Recovery of Stranded Costs by Public Utilities and Transmitting Utilities Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Nov 25 1997
Order No. 889B- Order Denying Rehearing Final Rule on Open Access Same-Time Information System and Standards of Conduct Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Nov 25 1997
Order No. 888C- Order on Rehearing Final Rule on Promoting Wholesale Competition Through Open Access Non-discriminatory Transmission Services by Public Utilities; Recovery of Stranded Costs by Public Utilities and Transmitting Utilities Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jan 28 1998
Order No. 2000- Final Rule on Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Dec 20 1999
Order No. 2000A- Order on Hearing of Final Rule on Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Feb 25 2000
Order No. 2003- Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jul 24 2003
Order No. 2003A- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 5 2004
Order No. 2003B- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Dec 20 2004
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scope of Work- Cape Wind US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) May 12 2005
Order No. 661- Final Rule on Interconnection for Wind Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jun 2 2005
Order No. 2003C- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jun 16 2005
Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109-58) US Congress Aug 8 2005
Order No. 661A- Rehearing and Clarification of Final Rule on Interconnection for Wind Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Dec 12 2005
Supplemental Marine Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of Revised Layout Offshore Project Area- Cape Wind Cape Wind Associates, LLC Jan 26 2006
Order No. 672- Final Rule Concerning Certification of the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO); and Procedures for the Establishment, Approval, and Enforcement of Electric Reliability Standards Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Feb 3 2006
Order No. 672A- Final Rule Concerning Certification of the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO); and Procedures for the Establishment, Approval, and Enforcement of Electric Reliability Standards Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Mar 30 2006
Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 30 2006
Summary of Plan Materials- Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Aug 3 2006
Summary of Public Scoping Comments Received During the Scoping Period for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Renewable Energy and Alternate Use Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Sep 11 2006
Report to the Congressional Defense Committees- The Effect of Windmill Farms on Military Readiness US Congress Sep 27 2006
Summary of Scoping Comments- Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Oct 18 2006

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