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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
The Massachusetts Ocean Management Task Force Technical Report Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) Mar 19 2004
Waves of Change: The Massachusetts Ocean Management Task Force Report and Recommendations Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) Mar 19 2004
Cape Wind Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Diver Survey Cape Wind Associates, LLC Jul 15 2003
Economic Impact Analysis of the Cape Wind Offshore Renewable Energy Project Cape Wind Associates, LLC Apr 2 2003
Certificate of the Secretary of Environmental Affairs on the Environmental Notification Form (ENF) for the Cape Wind Project (EOEA #12643) Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) Apr 22 2002
Massachusetts- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Northeast Ocean Data Portal Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC)
Massachusetts Ocean Resource Information System (MORIS): Online Mapping Tool Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM); Massachusetts Office of Geographic Information (MassGIS); SeaPlan; Applied Science Associates (ASA)

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