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A History of Offshore Wind in Massachusetts (and Beyond)

Offshore wind may have once seemed like an unrealistic renewable energy dream but is quickly becoming a reality in Massachusetts. Here we look at the evolution of wind energy in Massachusetts, what is in progress, and what is to come.   … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Selects Vineyard Wind In 83C RFP

The Evaluation Team in Massachusetts’ Section 83C Offshore Wind Generation request for proposals (“RFP”) for long term contracts for offshore wind has announced that our client Vineyard Wind was named the winning bidder in the RFP for an offshore wind … Continue reading

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Silver Wind Flunks USPH Sanitation Inspection

Silversea Cruises' Silver Wind cruise ship recently failed a sanitation inspection by United States Public Health (USPH) inspectors, in March.  On March 18, 2018, the USPH inspected the Silver Wind in San Juan and found numerous unsanitary violations. Repeated problems … Continue reading

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These 20 Water-Stressed Countries Have the Most Solar and Wind Potential

World Resources Institute: “Most power generation consumes water, whether to cool steam in thermoelectric plants or power turbines for hydropower. And the global demand for both water and electricity will continue to increase substantially in the coming decades. Although growth … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Takes Expansive View of the Definition of the Term “Mining,” Holding Wind Farm Project Needs Permit Prior to Commencement of Excavation in Tribal Mineral Estate

United States of America v. Osage Wind, LLC et al., 871 F.3d 1078 2017 WL 4109940 (10th Cir. Sept. 18, 2017). Causing heartburn for project applicants developing on tribal land, the Tenth Circuit reversed the District Court for the Northern District … Continue reading

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