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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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Titlesort ascending Source/Sponsor Date
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012
Wind Energy Areas with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lease Blocks US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 12 2011
What Offshore Wind Means for Maryland- Environmental, Economic and Public Health Benefits Across the State Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center Mar 28 2012
US Wind Applies to Maryland PSC for 750 MW Project US Wind Dec 9 2014
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
U.S. OFFSHORE WIND POWER: AN INDUSTRY IN MOTION Kleinman Center for Energy Policy: University of Pennsylvania Aug 1 2018
Tilting At Windmills: The Emerging U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Industry Kleinman Center for Energy Policy: University of Pennsylvania Oct 2 2017
The Power of Offshore Wind- A Source of Clean, Reliable, Affordable Electricity for Maryland's Future Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center Feb 8 2010
The Atlantic Wind Connection: A Bold Plan That Makes Sense Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Dec 8 2011
Smart from the Start: Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Environmental Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 24 2011
Request to Study the Atlantic Wind Connection Project and Request for Scoping Meeting Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC); Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Jun 13 2012
Request for Interest (RFI) in Renewable Energy Leasing Offshore Maryland US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Request for Expressions of Interest and Information- Maryland's Offshore Wind Energy Deployment Strategy Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Sep 15 2009
Recommended Criteria and Process for the Evaluation and Selection of Offshore Wind Applications Maryland Public Service Commission Staff Apr 4 2014
Potential Maryland Call Area (Discussed at June 24 Task Force Meeting) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Policy Recommendations for Congressional and Executive Branch Leaders on Transmission and Offshore Wind Development Governors John Baldacci (ME); James Douglas (VT); John Lynch (NH); Deval Patrick (MA); Donald Carcieri (RI); David Paterson (NY); Jon Corzine (NJ); Jack Markell (DE); Martin O'Malley (MD); Timothy Kaine (VA) May 4 2009
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 2: Scenario Development and Analysis PJM Interconnection LLC Jan 26 2012
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 1: Wind and Solar Power Profiles PJM Interconnection LLC Feb 17 2012
Overview of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Environmental Review Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia- Final Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 1 2012
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia- Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 11 2011
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia- Public Input Requested on Potential Impacts to Historic Priorities US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Oct 20 2011
Offshore Maryland—Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0058] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Offshore Maryland- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2010-0038] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jan 20 2011
Offshore Maryland- Request for Interest (RFI) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 9 2010
Offshore Maryland- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0058] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 26 2012
Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Proposal [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0023] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 21 2011
Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Feb 9 2011
Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0043] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 15 2012

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