MD Gov Wes Moore Signs POWER Act of 2023

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Governor Wes Moore has signed the Promoting Offshore Wind Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2023 into law. Gov Moore signed the measure on Friday ÔÇô after it was passed by the Maryland General Assembly on April 10th. US Wind CEO Jeff Grybowski was on hand in Baltimore for the signing. The POWER Act of 2023…

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DNREC Releases Report On Offshore Wind Power Opportunities, Challenges

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources released a report Thursday that explores the possibilities of the state entering the growing offshore wind industry, as well as challenges. The study was prepared by University of Delaware researchers and DNREC, according to Natural Resources Secretary Shawn Garvin. Garvin last year asked UD’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind…

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Caroline County’s Crystal Steel Partners With ├śrsted To Build Turbine Parts

├śrsted and Crystal Steel of Federalsburg announced a partnership Thursday (photo courtesy of Md. Gov. Larry Hogan's Office)
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├śrsted and Crystal Steel of Federalsburg will be partners in Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center. A plan was announced Thursday for Crystal Steel to build wind turbine foundations for ├śrsted. The deal is worth $72-million, and Crystal Steel’s workforce would grow by about 30-percent. “The entire mission of my administration has been to…

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Md., Va., NC Form Regional Wind Power Agreement

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Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina are collaborating in an effort to advance offshore wind projects and to promote the southeast and Mid-Atlantic region as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry. The agreement is known as SMART-POWER – the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional Transformative Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Resources. Governor Larry Hogan said…

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