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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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Supplemental Marine Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of Revised Layout Offshore Project Area- Cape Wind Cape Wind Associates, LLC Jan 26 2006
Order No. 661A- Rehearing and Clarification of Final Rule on Interconnection for Wind Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Dec 12 2005
Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109-58) US Congress Aug 8 2005
Order No. 2003C- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jun 16 2005
Order No. 661- Final Rule on Interconnection for Wind Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jun 2 2005
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scope of Work- Cape Wind US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) May 12 2005
Order No. 2003B- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Dec 20 2004
Order No. 2003A- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 5 2004
Order No. 2003- Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jul 24 2003
Order No. 2000A- Order on Hearing of Final Rule on Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Feb 25 2000
Order No. 2000- Final Rule on Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Dec 20 1999
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 889- Final Rule on Open Access Same-Time Information System and Standards of Conduct Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Apr 24 1996
Wind Industry Supply Chain Map Global Wind Network (GLWN)
Federal Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
MarineCadastre.gov National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)

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