Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the Offshore Wind Energy Act into law, which requires 200 megawatts of the state’s electricity to come from offshore wind power. Learn more.
U.S. Wind, Inc. acquired leases for two areas of federal water about 10 miles from the Ocean City coastline that could power nearly 400,000 homes.
The Maryland Public Service Commission began the 180-day proceeding to evaluate offshore wind project proposals
The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) began the 180-day proceeding to evaluate offshore wind project proposals submitted by U.S. Wind and Deepwater Wind.
The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) granted Deepwater/Skipjack Offshore Energy and US Wind offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) enabling them to move forward with their proposals to build 368 megawatts of offshore wind located off the coast of Ocean City and Delaware. Learn more.