Massachusetts

State Profile

Massachusetts has the largest technical offshore wind potential by wind speed, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Two BOEM commercial wind energy leases were auctioned in 2015, one to OffshoreMW, LLC and the other to RES America Developments, Inc. The latter has sold its development rights to DONG Energy.

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State Resources

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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
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Leasing Area Proposed Sale Notice Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 1 2012
Cape Wind Final EIS U.S. Department of Energy 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
Fiscal Terms and Auction Format US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 8 2012
Burea of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Rhode Island and Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 8 2012
A Resolution Directing the New England State Committee on Electricity (NESCOE) to Implement a Work Plan for the Competitive Coordinated Procurement of Regional Renewable Power New England Governors' Conference (NEGC) Jul 30 2012
VFR Traffic Analysis for the Proposed Horseshoe Shoal Wind Farm Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Jul 19 2012
Draft Determination for the Proposed South Terminal Project US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Jul 6 2012
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an Environmental Assessment (EA) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0048] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jul 3 2012
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jun 29 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Announcement of Area Identification US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 30 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0097] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 26 2012
Rising to the Challenge: Assessing the Massachusetts Response to Climate Change MassINC Apr 22 2012
Joint Petition for Approval of Merger between NSTAR and Northeast Utilities [D.P.U. 10-170-b] Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) Apr 4 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0097] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 30 2012
Update to the Analysis of the Impact of Cape Wind on Lowering New England Energy Prices Cape Wind Associates, LLC Mar 29 2012
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Announcement of Area Identification US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 24 2012
Rhode Island & Massachusetts Area Identification- Wind Energy Area (WEA) (with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Chart background) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 22 2012
Rhode Island & Massachusetts Area Identification- Wind Energy Area (WEA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 22 2012
Massachusetts Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Planning for Commercial Wind Leasing US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 21 2012
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0097] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 6 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0116] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 6 2012

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