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MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Between THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR And THE STATES OF MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY,DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA,NORTH CAROLINA To CREATE AN ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WIND

Source/Sponsor: 
Hampton Roads Partnership
Creator/Author: 
Hampton Roads Partnership
Description: 

In order to seize emerging offshore wind opportunities, the United States Department of the Interior (DOI), and the participating states enter into this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate Federal-state cooperation and coordination for the efficient, expeditious, orderly, and responsible development of the significant wind resources of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) along the Atlantic coast through collaborative efforts on issues of mutual interest. This partnership serves as the first step toward a goal of broader collaboration and coordinated effort among the Atlantic states and other relevant Federal Agencies that are critical to the development of the offshore wind industry.

http://www.hrp.org/Site/docs/ResourceLibrary/Atlantic_Consortium_MOU_6_08_10.pdf

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Resource Type: 
Document
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National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study

Source/Sponsor: 
US Department of Energy
Creator/Author: 
ABB, Inc.
Description: 

The National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study (NOWEGIS) considers the availability and potential impacts of interconnecting large amounts of offshore wind energy into the transmission system of the lower 48 contiguous United States.

http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2014/08/f18/NOWEGIS%20Full%20Report.pdf

Publication Date: 
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Resource Type: 
Document
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Assessment of Vessel Requirements for the U.S. Offshore Wind Sector

Source/Sponsor: 
US Department of Energy
Creator/Author: 
Douglas-Westwood
Description: 

Douglas-Westwood was commissioned by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate the anticipated demand for various vessel types associated with offshore wind development in the United States through 2030, as well as to assess related market barriers and mitigating policy options. 

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/wind/pdfs/assessment_vessel_requirements_US_offshore_wind_report.pdf

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Resource Type: 
Document
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Carper-Collins Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act: Providing incentive tax credits to the first movers in the offshore wind industry

Source/Sponsor: 
Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine)
Creator/Author: 
Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Angus King (I-Maine), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Brian Scha
Description: 

Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduction of legislation encouraging investment in offshore wind. The legislation would would amend Section 48 of the tax code by creating an investment offshore wind tax credit for the first 3,000 MW offshore wind facilities placed into service. 

http://www.carper.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/84e14787-a510-4383-9519-2250f0ed5f86/incentivizing-offshore-wind-power-act2015-summary.pdf

Publication Date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Resource Type: 
Document
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