Siting, Leasing, & Permitting

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Regional Energy, National Solutions- A Real Energy Vision for America

Source/Sponsor: 
Center for American Progress (CAP); Center for the Next Generation
Creator/Author: 
Clean Energy Group; Oxfam America; National Wildlife Federation (NWF); Center for American Progress (CAP); Center for the Next Generation
Description: 

The report focuses on non-fossil fuel driven energy and economic development strategies in six major regions of the country.  For the Atlantic Coast, it recommends extending the production and investment tax credits and continuing the commitment to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM's) Smart from the Start initiative.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012
3 MB
Resource Type: 
Document
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Recommended Practices for Design, Deployment, and Operation of Offshore Wind Turbines in the United States

Source/Sponsor: 
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Creator/Author: 
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Description: 

Recommended best practices address three major areas relevant to the offshore wind project approval process: 1) structural reliability; 2) manufacturing and fabrication, construction and installation, and qualification testing; and, 3) safety of equipment, operation and inspection, and decommissioning.

 
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Publication Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2012
837 KB
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Virginia Offshore Wind Energy Development- Conflicts, Challenges, and Solutions

Source/Sponsor: 
Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCREC)
Creator/Author: 
Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCREC)
Description: 

Overview of offshore Virginia wind energy development activities 2009-2011.

 
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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
2 MB
Resource Type: 
Presentation
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Deepwater Wind Energy Center: A Landmark Renewable Energy & Transmission Project for Long Island

Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Deepwater Wind
Description: 

Fact sheet for the proposed Deepwater Wind Energy Center, which would consist of 160 offshore wind turbines located 30 miles east of Long Island, New York (nameplate capacity 900 MW), as well as a 98-mile, 600 MW submarine transmission line connecting the wind farm and Long Island to southeastern New England.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2012
2 MB
Resource Type: 
Document
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Petition of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm for the Approval of the State Waters Wind Project and Authorizing Offshore Renewable Energy Certificates [BPU Docket No. E011050314V]

Source/Sponsor: 
Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN)
Creator/Author: 
Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN)
Description: 

The letter offers a written statement of Fishermen Energy's assessment of its amended application and outline of proposed revisions.

 
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Publication Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2012
222 KB
Resource Type: 
Document
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Offshore Energy Knowledge Exchange Workshop

Source/Sponsor: 
US Department of Energy (DOE); US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
Creator/Author: 
US Department of Energy (DOE); US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
Description: 

The report summarizes the results of a two-day workshop that exchanged "lessons learned" in support of US offshore renewable energy development.  Key areas of conversation included electrical infrastructure and sub‐sea transmission, platform and foundation designs, project management and planning, installation, construction, and safety.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012
912 KB
Resource Type: 
Document

Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)

Deep Water Wind Report Cover
Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Tetra Tech EC, Inc.
Description: 

Deepwater Wind has prepared this Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to support the environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as the environmental analysis required as part of other federal, state, and local approvals and consultations for the project. The project includes the development of a 30MW offshore wind farm located approximately 3 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island (entirely in state waters). It also includes the development of a 34.5 kV AC bi-directional submarine transmission cable that will run up to approximately 22 miles from Block Island to the Rhode Island mainland (within state and federal waters).

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Publication Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2012
10 MB
Resource Type: 
Document
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Georgia's Offshore Renewable Energy Potential: Spatial Mapping and Planning- Appendix B ArcReader GIS User Guide

Source/Sponsor: 
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Strategic Energy Institute (SEI)
Creator/Author: 
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Strategic Energy Institute (SEI)
Description: 

The user guide provides assistance in use of ArcReader and the data sets in Appendix C.

 
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Publication Date: 
Monday, March 15, 2010
883 KB
Resource Type: 
Document
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MarineCadastre.gov

Source/Sponsor: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)
Creator/Author: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)
Description: 

Integrated marine information system that provides jurisdictional, legal, physical, ecological, and human use data in a common geographic information system (GIS) framework.  Maintained by NOAA- Coastal Services Center (CSC) and BOEM.

Link to MarineCadastre.gov

Resource Type: 
Website

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Evaluation of North Carolina Areas Under Consideration for Wind Development

Source/Sponsor: 
US Coast Guard (USCG)
Creator/Author: 
US Coast Guard (USCG)
Description: 

Overview of US Coast Guard's (USCG's) evaluation of suitability of proposed offshore North Carolina Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) for navigational safety.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
3 MB
Resource Type: 
Presentation

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