Massachusetts

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America’s first commercial-scale offshore wind project was proposed offshore Massachusetts in 2001. The Bay State also produced in 2009 the first comprehensive ocean management plan for state waters.

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Cape Wind District Court Ruling Illustrates Challenges Faced in Coordinating Large-Scale Development across Multiple Agencies, Resources and Statutes Venable Oct 9 2014
Proposed Sale Notice BOEM-MA Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jun 18 2014
New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Brochure Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Jun 1 2014
Cape Wind Comments on Dismissal of Town of Barnstable v Cape Wind Lawsuit Cape Wind May 3 2014
Litigation History of Cape Wind Cape Wind May 2 2014
Town of Barnstable v Cape Wind Opinion United States District Court District of Massachusetts May 2 2014
Jon Mitchell Remarks Concerning HN 3698 Massachusetts Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Apr 8 2014
Cable Contract for Cape Wind Cape Wind Mar 13 2014
FAA determination of No Hazard Upheld Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Jan 29 2014
Siemens Signs Contract for Cape Wind Turbines Siemens Dec 23 2013
Assessment of Offshore Wind Energy Leasing Areas for the BOEM Massachusetts Wind Energy Area National Renewable Energy Laboratory Dec 1 2013
RFP for Offshore Wind Transmission Project Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Nov 21 2013
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
Mass Audubon Position on Cape Wind Mass Audubon Aug 6 2013
Cape Wind Fact Sheet Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Aug 1 2013
Cape Wind Fact Sheet Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Aug 1 2013
Lease Auction Results Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 31 2013
Response to Comments and Explanation of Changes to Sale Notice Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 25 2013
Economic Impact of Offshore Wind in Rhode Island Deepwater Wind Jul 9 2013
Legal Process and Lessons from the Cape Wind Project Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal Jul 1 2013
Governor Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Murray Break Ground On New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Jun 13 2013
Final Sale Notice of Wind Energy Area Leases Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jun 1 2013
Recommendations for a Coordinated Aggregated Power Procurement Mechanism for Offshore Wind Projects in New England New England Clean Energy Council Jun 1 2013
Testimony of Audra Parker US House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Apr 16 2013
Analysis of Offshore Wind Energy Leasing Areas for the Rhode Island/Massachusetts Wind Energy Areas National Renewable Energy Laboratory Apr 1 2013
MassCEC Solicits Bids for New Bedford Marine Terminal Construction Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Dec 11 2012
Cape Wind Final EIS U.S. Department of Energy Dec 1 2012
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Leasing Area Proposed Sale Notice Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 1 2012
Patrick-Murray Administration Announces Federal Approval of Offshore Wind Deployment Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Nov 18 2012
Determination of No Hazard to Air Navigation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aug 15 2012

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