Offshore Rhode Island- Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area, Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System (BITS) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0068]
The "Grid": Influence of Existing Infrastructure on Energy Development and Siting
Overview of the results of the 2010 Offshore Wind Transmission Study.
Siting New Energy Infrastructure Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009
The Issue Brief provides an overview of the legal framework governing the siting review processes for new infrastructure, including electric transmission and generating facilities.
Request for Proposals (RFP) for Long-Term Contracts for Deepwater Offshore Wind Energy Pilot Projects and Tidal Energy Demonstration Projects
The Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) solicits proposals for one or more long-term contracts to supply an aggregate total of no more than 30 megawatts of installed capacity and associated renewable energy and renewable energy credits (RECs) from deep-water offshore wind energy pilot projects or tidal energy demonstration projects.
Massachusetts 2011 State Profile
A brief profile of the electric grid and wholesale markets serving Massachusetts. ISO New England forecasted the state’s overall electricity demand to grow at a rate of 1.1% annually over the next decade, slightly above the 0.9% rate projected for New England. The ISO forecasted the state’s peak (summer) demand to grow 1.4% annually over the next decade—equal to the rate projected for the region.
Maryland Offshore Wind Development: Regulatory Environment, Potential Interconnection Points, Investment Model, and Select Conflict Areas
This study investigates four aspects of offshore wind energy in Maryland: (1) the regulatory and policy environment for offshore wind development; (2) optimal interconnection points for bringing offshore power onshore; (3) estimated investment costs; and, (4) potential conflicts between radar functionality, military activities, and wind farm siting.
Issues Affecting Co-Location of Energy Infrastructure Report
The report describes issues affecting the co-location of electric transmission and distribution facilities and other energy infrastructure.
Delaware's Electricity Future: Re-Regulation Options and Impacts
The report examines various approaches to re-regulation, and offers a sets of recommendations for Delaware, including: periodic public debate and determination of electricity priorities; adoption of a portfolio approach; creation of a state power authority; limitation of retail choice; and, approaching immediate needs from a long-term perspective.
Request to Study the Atlantic Wind Connection Project and Request for Scoping Meeting
The Eastern PJM States request PJM Interconnection to evaluate the Atlantic Wind Connection's (AWC's) benefits and impacts to the states in areas such as reliability, market efficiency, and congestion costs.