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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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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
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

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