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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

Title Source/Sponsor Datesort ascending
Summary of Scoping Comments- Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Oct 18 2006
Final EIR Underwater Noise Analysis Cape Wind Associates, LLC Sep 28 2006
Fisheries Data Report South of Tuckernuck Area Cape Wind Associates, LLC Sep 28 2006
Technical Report- Appendix 3.11-C: Visual Impact Assessment of Multiple Historic Properties- Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Sep 25 2006
Long-Tailed Duck Report Winter 2005-2006 Cape Wind Associates, LLC Sep 15 2006
Appendix 3.9-B: Potential Impacts to Predator-Prey Relationships as a Result of the Proposed Cape Wind Project in Nantucket Sound Cape Wind Associates, LLC Sep 12 2006
Oil Spill Probability Analysis for the Cape Wind Energy Project in Nantucket Sound ESS Group; Applied Science Associates, Inc. (ASA) Sep 11 2006
Appendix 3.8-B: Cape Wind Energy Project Draft Fisheries Report Cape Wind Associates, LLC Sep 5 2006
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Investigation- Cape Wind Energy Project, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts Cape Wind Associates, LLC Aug 24 2006
Simulation of Sediment Transport and Deposition from Cable Burial Operations for the Alternative Site of the Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Aug 18 2006
Analysis of Effects of Wind Turbine Generator Pile Array for the Alternative Site of the Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Aug 18 2006
Summary of Plan Materials- Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Aug 3 2006
Cape Wind Cooperating Agency Contacts & Responsibilities US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jul 13 2006
Report I- An Assessment of the Coastal and Marine Economies of Massachusetts Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Jun 29 2006
Report II- Next Steps for Further Study of the Coastal and Marine Economies of Massachusetts Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Jun 29 2006
Report III- Tabular Report Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Jun 29 2006
Existing and Potential Ocean-Based Energy Facilities and Associated Infrastructure in Massachusetts Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Jun 26 2006
Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 30 2006
Inventory of Existing and Proposed Offshore Energy Facilities and Associated Infrastructure Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) May 26 2006
Cape Wind Seabed Scour Control Mat (SSCS) Installation- Field Report Revised Cape Wind Associates, LLC May 25 2006
Supplemental Marine Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of Revised Layout Offshore Project Area- Cape Wind Cape Wind Associates, LLC Jan 26 2006
Resolution 29-3 Concerning Oceans Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG/ECP) Aug 29 2005
MEPA Notice of Project Change- Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Jun 30 2005
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scope of Work- Cape Wind US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) May 12 2005
Executive Summary of Cape Wind Draft EIS/EIR/DRI US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) May 12 2005
Final Decision (Part One)- Cape Wind- NSTAR Approval to Construct Two 115 kV Electric Transmission Lines (EFSB 02-2) Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) May 11 2005
Final Decision (Part Three)- Cape Wind- NSTAR Approval to Construct Two 115 kV Electric Transmission Lines (EFSB 02-2) Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) May 11 2005
Final Decision (Part Two)- Cape Wind- NSTAR Approval to Construct Two 115 kV Electric Transmission Lines (EFSB 02-2) Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) May 11 2005
Certificate of the Secretary of Environmental Affairs on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Cape Wind Project (EOEA #12643) Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) Mar 3 2005
Technical Report- Appendix 5.10-F Visual Impact Assessment of Multiple Historic Properties- Cape Wind Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Jun 21 2004

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