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Offshore wind research to begin near DE Seashore State Park

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park will see an increase in research activity in the coming months, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Monday. US Wind and Ørsted, two offshore wind energy development companies, will conduct research and collect data to determine the best paths forward for their offshore wind projects. Both companies plan to update and …

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Ørsted’s Skipjack 2 offshore wind project given the green light

Charles Megginson Business, Government, Headlines, Health

Photo courtesy of Ørsted. The Maryland Public Service Commission has selected Danish multinational power company Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind 2 for a 20-year Offshore Renewable Energy Credit. Skipjack Wind 2 is an 846-megawatt offshore turbine project that aims to power approximately 250,000 homes in the Delmarva region with clean energy. Though the energy produced will mostly go to other states, Delaware …

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Federal lawsuit attempts to halt, slow all East Coast wind farm approvals

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Wind farm opponents hope a Massachusetts lawsuit will halt offshore farms. Photo by Expect Best/Pexels   If a new anti-wind farm coalition is successful with a federal lawsuit to halt an offshore wind farm in Massachusetts,  the court decision could force federal regulators to reanalyze projects across the eastern seaboard, including one off the Delmarva coast. That could halt or …