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These news and opinion items are gathered by National Wind Watch to help keep readers informed about developments related to industrial wind energy. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch. They are the products of and owned by the organizations or individuals noted and are shared here according to “fair use” and “fair dealing” provisions of copyright law.


August 4, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Maryland offshore wind developer announces expansion plans

A Maryland offshore wind developer announced plans on Tuesday to expand on a wind turbine project off the coast of Ocean City and create a new steel production facility to make offshore wind foundations. US Wind announced plans to expand its 22-turbine MarWin project off the Maryland coast into a new project called Momentum Wind, which would include up to 82 turbines. Plans also call for developing 90 waterfront acres (36 hectares) into a new steel fabrication facility in Baltimore . . . Complete story »


July 9, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Ørsted submits bid for second, larger offshore wind project

OCEAN CITY – One of the two companies planning an offshore wind farm project already in the planning pipeline on Wednesday applied for a second project roughly six times larger. In 2017, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved two wind energy projects off the coast of Ocean City, including Ørsted’s Skipjack project. Technically, the PSC awarded Offshore Renewable Energy Credits, or ORECs, to the two successful bidders, including the Skipjack project. The Skipjack project is now making its way through . . . Complete story »


July 8, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Ørsted submits bid for second Maryland wind power project

The developer of a wind farm near Ocean City says it has submitted a bid to the Maryland Public Service Commission for a new Round 2 offshore wind project. Ørsted said in a release that its Skipjack Wind 2 project for up to 760 megawatts will power more than 250,000 Delmarva homes. It said the bid is in response to the Maryland commission’s call for proposals for Round 2 offshore wind projects, through which the commission can award at least . . . Complete story »


May 27, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

First windfarm project expected to be built on coast of Maryland

Just 13 miles off the coast of Ocean City sits a little yellow buoy with a big mission. It’s a big milestone for the very first wind farm project that’s set to be built just off the coast of Maryland. This project has been a long time in the making, starting out back in 2015, but the buoy means Maryland is one step closer to a greener future. “This buoy is jam-packed with instruments we’re measuring everything from bats and . . . Complete story »


May 7, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Former Coastal Bays director hired by wind farm developer

OCEAN CITY – With US Wind, one of the two companies pursuing an offshore wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City, aiming to build bridges between stakeholders, the company has tapped a pair of familiar names and faces to handle the outreach. In 2014, US Wind acquired an 80,000-acre federal lease area off the coast of Ocean City to develop an offshore wind energy farm. In 2017, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) awarded US Wind the Offshore Renewable . . . Complete story »


May 2, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Dan’s Mountain wind project remains on hold

CUMBERLAND – A local couple have remained busy in their effort to derail a plan to construct wind turbines on Dan’s Mountain. Harwood subdivision residents Darlene and William Park, with the support of numerous neighbors, have been engaged in a legal battle against Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC. Their efforts have led to the project being stalled as they battle it in two courts. Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC developed plans several years ago to construct 17 wind turbines on the . . . Complete story »


May 1, 2021 • Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, U.S.Print storyE-mail story

Locals worry wind and solar will gobble up forests and farms

Massachusetts has installed solar panels faster than almost any other state as it seeks to reduce its carbon emissions. But some activists say the state’s transition to renewable energy has come at a cost. “We have big multinational solar companies coming and cutting down forests,” said Jane Winn, executive director of the Berkshire Environmental Action Team, a nonprofit in the state. “They’re not doing a good job of it, so they’re allowing erosion into wetlands. We’re trying to connect our . . . Complete story »


March 5, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Ørsted delays offshore wind farm project completion date

OCEAN CITY – One of two approved offshore wind energy projects planned off Ocean City has informed a state regulatory agency its target date for operation has now been moved to 2026. In 2017, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved two offshore wind energy projects off the coast of Ocean City, including Ørsted’s Skipjack project. Technically, the PSC awarded Offshore Renewable Energy Credits, or ORECs, to the two successful bidders, including the Skipjack project. The PSC’s awarding of the ORECs . . . Complete story »


February 19, 2021 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Offshore wind turbine location concerns resurface

OCEAN CITY – The long-dormant debate about the development of offshore wind energy farms off the coast and their distance from shore bubbled to the surface at this week’s Mayor and Council meeting. In 2017, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved two offshore wind energy projects off the coast of Ocean City. Technically, the PSC awarded Offshore Renewable Energy Credits, or ORECs, to the two successful bidders seeking to develop wind energy farms off the coast of the resort including . . . Complete story »


November 9, 2020 • Delaware, Maryland, MassachusettsPrint storyE-mail story

Orsted announces Skipjack Wind Farm project will be delayed again

OCEAN CITY, Md. – The completion of one of two proposed wind farms off the coast of Ocean City has been delayed for the second time this year, according to the company in charge of the project. The completion of the Skipjack Wind Farm, which is being built by Ørsted, is facing another delay, according to comments by Ørsted CEO Henrik Poulsen last week. “Assuming the permitting process starts moving within the first quarter of next year, it appears highly likely . . . Complete story »


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