2017-09-21
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/25133-awea-maryland-orec-offshore

Big win for American job seekers, manufacturing, and energy security

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AWEA hails Maryland decision for offshore wind energy.
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Official Press Release AWEA:

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Maryland becomes an offshore wind contender with OREC decision

Maryland becomes an offshore wind contender with OREC decision

Maryland’s Public Service Commission has awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to the companies US Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy, LLC to build wind projects totaling 368 megawatts (MW) of capacity miles off the state’s coast.

Completing these projects will generate nearly 10,000 new direct and indirect jobs and $1.8 billion of in-state spending. “This fully brings the Mid-Atlantic into the game,” said Andrew Gohn, Eastern Region Director, for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). “Maryland’s decision to award these ... More: Official Press Release AWEA





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