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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Massachusetts Call Area US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Massachusetts Call Area (with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Chart background) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Advancing Ocean Planning in the Northeast Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC) Jan 27 2012
Renewable Resource Supply Curve Report New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCOE) Jan 19 2012
Massachusetts Renewable Energy Porfolio Standard (RPS)- Class I (225 CMR 14.00) Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Dec 20 2011
Building Bridges to Growth: A Roadmap for Advanced Manufacturing in Massachusetts Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), John Adams Innovation Institute Nov 28 2011
Massachusetts Climate Change Adaptation Report Massachusetts Legislature Nov 1 2011
2011 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Oct 20 2011
BOEM Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force Teleconference US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Oct 17 2011
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (Call) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0049] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Oct 11 2011
Rhode Island- Massachusetts Area of Mutual Interest (AMI) for Commercial Wind Development- Call for Information and Nomination (CFI) and Notice of Intent (NOA) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 20 2011
Rhode Island- Massachusetts Area of Mutual Interest (AMI) for Commercial Wind Development- Call for Information and Nomination (CFI) and Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 19 2011
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (Call) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0049] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0063] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Call Area US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Call Area (with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Chart background) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Recent Electricity Market Reforms in Massachusetts- A Report of Benefits and Costs Massachusetts Legislature Jul 12 2011
A Resolution Endorsing the Continued Investigation into the Potential for Coordinated Regional Renewable Power Procurement New England Governors' Conference (NEGC) Jul 11 2011
Offshore Renewable Energy Program: Information Meetings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 10 2011
Massachusetts Request for Interest (RFI) Comments US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 7 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force- Welcome & Introductions US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 7 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- RI/MA Renewable Energy Task Force- Teleconference US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 3 2011
Interlocutory Order on: (1) Motion of the Alliance To Protect Nantucket Sound to Reopen the Record; and (2) Motion of Cape Wind Associates, LLC to Strike (DPU 10-54-A) Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) May 9 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- RI/MA Joint Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 2 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- RI/MA Renewable EnergyTask Force- Next Steps: BOEMRE Environmental Review Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 2 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- RI/MA Renewable Energy Task Force- Welcome & Introductions US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 2 2011
Offshore Massachusetts- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2010-0063] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 22 2011
Record of Decision (ROD) Cape Wind Energy Project, Horseshoe Shoal, Nantucket Sound US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
Cape Wind Energy Project Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 18 2011
The 80 Percent Challenge: A Survey of Climate Change Opinion and Action in Massachusetts Barr Foundation Apr 1 2011

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