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DONG Energy Enters 50/50 Partnership with Eversource
BOSTON (AP) _ Eversource Energy says it has acquired a 50 percent ownership interest in a proposed offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast.
Officials said the project, known as Bay State Wind, would be located about 15-25 miles south of Martha's Vineyard and when completed could generate …
Senate Bill Would Boost State’s Reliance on Renewable Energy
BOSTON (AP) — Leaders in the Massachusetts Senate have unveiled a bill designed to ramp up the state's reliance on renewable sources of energy, including offshore wind and hydropower.
The plan detailed Friday establishes more aggressive energy targets than a similar bill approved by the Ho…
Massachusetts House Approves Hydro/Offshore Wind Bill
BOSTON (AP) — Legislation that could make hydro and wind power a bigger part of the state's energy mix has overwhelmingly passed the Massachusetts House.
The bill approved Wednesday on a 154-1 vote would require utilities to solicit long-term contracts for importing an additional 1,200 meg…
Offshore Wind Clears Another Hurdle in Massachusetts
The state's proposed Wind Energy Zone has gotten a boost from the Federal government. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was in New Bedford Tuesday, presenting its environmental assessment of the 740-thousand acre zone, expected to be the future site of several hundred wind turbines...
New Bedford EDC Director Attends Offshore Wind Conference
New Bedford Economic Development Council Director Matt Morrissey spent several days in Virginia Beach last week, attending an offshore wind conference.
The AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference and Expo welcomed business leaders and officials from the East Coast, providing essential information on the f…