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Maryland’s Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 incentivizes the development of offshore wind deployment through a carve-out of a portion of the Tier 1 renewable resource requirement under Maryland’s RPS, not to exceed 2.5% from offshore wind sources between 2017-2022.

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State Resources

Titlesort descending Source/Sponsor Date
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Wind Planning Areas Shapefiles US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 10 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)-Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Catching the Wind- Harnessing the Potential of Offshore Wind Power to Clean Our Air and Create Jobs in Maryland Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center; United Steelworkers Mar 9 2011
Current Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Shapefiles US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Department of Defense (DOD) Assessment of Proposed Request for Information Study Area in Northern Virginia Capes (VACAPES) Operating Areas (OPAREAs) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 4 2010
Final Report of the Public Service Commission (PSC) of Maryland to the Maryland General Assembly- Options for Re-Regulation and New Generation Maryland Legislature Dec 10 2008
Final Report Under Senate Bill 400: Options for Re-Regulation and New Generation Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) Dec 16 2008
Fiscal and Policy Note- Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2012 (Senate Bill 237) Maryland Legislature Feb 13 2012
Great Expectations: U.S. Wind Energy Development Governors' Wind Energy Coalition Mar 1 2010
Green Jobs & Industry Task Force- A Report to Governor Martin O'Malley Governor Martin O'Malley Jul 12 2010
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009 (Chapter 172 of Acts of 2009) Maryland Legislature May 7 2009
Highlights: Moving in the Right Direction Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Feb 22 2011
House Committee Adopts Amendment Against Maryland Offshore Wind Representative Andy Harris (MD-01) Jul 20 2017
Impacts of Atlantic Wind Connection on New Jersey Atlantic Wind Connection Jan 1 2013
In the Matter of the Merger of Exelon Corporation and Constellation Energy Group, Inc. Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) Feb 17 2011
Legal Process and Lessons from the Cape Wind Project Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal Jul 1 2013
Maryland - Notice of Offshore Wind Project Application Period Maryland Public Service Commission Feb 24 2016
Maryland Call for Information (CFI) Area US Coast Guard (USCG) Jun 24 2011
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter Five: Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland's Vulnerability to Climate Change- Phase I: Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Storms Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter Four: Comprehensive Greenhouse Gas and Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter One: Introduction Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter Seven: Legislative Update and Next Steps Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter Six: Building a Federal-State Partnership Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter Three: Climate Change Impacts on Maryland and the Cost of Inaction Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Chapter Two: Comprehensive Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Climate Action Plan- Executive Summary Governor Martin O'Malley Aug 27 2008
Maryland Energy Administration High Resolution Geophysical Resource Survey Maryland Energy Administration May 6 2014
Maryland Energy Administration Offshore Wind Industry Grant Programs Maryland Energy Administration Apr 20 2017
Maryland Offshore Energy Framework Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program Dec 10 2009
Maryland Offshore Energy Task Force US Coast Guard (USCG) Jul 14 2010

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