Transmission & Grid Interconnection

(planning, rules, regulations)

RFP for Offshore Wind Transmission Project

Source/Sponsor: 
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Creator/Author: 
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Description: 

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center issues a request for proposals for consulting services on an offshore wind transmission project. The project would provide a transmission cable from a potential offshore wind project in the Wind Energy Area leased out by BOEM to the grid on the mainland. 

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Publication Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013
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Document

Cable Contract for Cape Wind

Source/Sponsor: 
Cape Wind
Creator/Author: 
Cape Wind
Description: 

Cape Wind announces that Prysmian Cables and Systems USA and Caldwell Marine International will be involved in providing the transmission cables that will carry the electricity produced by Cape Wind to the grid. Caldwell Marine will install the submarine intra array and export cables. Prysmian Cables will construct the grid interconnection. 

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Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Resource Type: 
Document

Modification to Block Island Transmission System

Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Deepwater Wind
Description: 

In response to comments from residents of the Town of Narragansett, Deepwater Wind modified the plans for the transmission line connecting Block Island to the mainland. The revised plan buries a .8 mile segment of the transmission line in Narragansett. This document submitted to the US Army Corps of Engineers is a modification to the project’s environmental report. .

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6 MB
Publication Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Resource Type: 
Document
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Review of Proposed Purchase of Assets of Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System, LLC

Source/Sponsor: 
La Capra Associates
Creator/Author: 
Richard Hahn
Description: 

On March 13, 2014, National Grid declared an intent to purchase the assets of Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System LLC.  The Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers then had 20 days to review National Grid’s filing, and hired La Capra Associates to advise the Division. This memo provides the results of the review.


 

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Publication Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014
Resource Type: 
Document
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Atlantic Wind Connection-NJ energy link

Source/Sponsor: 
Atlantic Wind Connection
Creator/Author: 
Tom Cosentino
Description: 

Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) issues a press release on the proposed New Jersey Energy Link component of AWC’s proposed offshore electric transmission superhighway, and potential effects on the power grid of New Jersey.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2013
Resource Type: 
Document

Impacts of Atlantic Wind Connection on New Jersey

Source/Sponsor: 
Atlantic Wind Connection
Creator/Author: 
Atlantic Wind Connection
Description: 

Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) gives a detailed presentation on the potential benefits to New Jersey from AWC’s proposed offshore electric transmission superhighway. These are the slides from the presentation.

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4 MB
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Resource Type: 
Document

Timeline Summary of Atlantic City Windfarm

Source/Sponsor: 
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Creator/Author: 
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Description: 

The NJ BPU summarizes the procedural history of the Atlantic City Windfarm application process.


 

 

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2 MB
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Resource Type: 
Document
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Great Lakes Offshore- Wind- Policy- Brief

Source/Sponsor: 
Great Lakes Policy Research Network
Creator/Author: 
Adam Thorn
Description: 

The Great Lakes Policy Research Network gives a policy brief on the offshore wind development policies and potential for the entire Great Lakes Region. The piece makes the case for more streamlined permitting to advance offshore wind in the Great Lakes.

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1 MB
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Resource Type: 
Document
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Deepwater Wind Comments on New York State Energy Pla

Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Deepwater Wind
Description: 

Deepwater Wind comments publicly on how ocean based offshore wind could affect the New York State Energy Plan. Deepwater Wind argues that offshore wind would meet the needs of the plan for new generation while not having large transmission infrastrucutre costs.

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1 MB
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Resource Type: 
Document
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New York Energy Highway Blueprint

Source/Sponsor: 
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Creator/Author: 
New York Energy Highway Task Force
Description: 

The Blueprint outlines 13 actions and policy recommendations to modernize the New York power generation and transmission systems to achieve safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability goals.  Included is a recommendation to perform resource characterization studies for Atlantic offshore wind development, and an evaluation of cost recovery options, for an estimated $2-$5 million by 2014.

 
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Publication Date: 
Monday, October 22, 2012
19 MB
Resource Type: 
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