Massachusetts Offshore Wind Ports and Infrastructure Assessment

In order to maximize economic development opportunities in Massachusetts associated with the emerging offshore wind industry, MassCEC has completed the Massachusetts Offshore Wind Ports & Infrastructure Assessment to identify and assess additional waterfront sites in the Commonwealth that may be available for private investment by the offshore wind industry.

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Commonwealth Wind Program Manual for Community and Commercial Wind Projects

“The goals of the Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program (‘Commonwealth Wind’) are to 1) guide and support wind project proponents through the detailed analysis and community engagement necessary to evaluate proposed projects and 2) support the development of projects that, through the results of this process, demonstrate appropriate siting.  Commonwealth Wind provides rebate and grant funding…

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Land-based Wind Energy: A Guide to Understanding the Issues and Making Informed Decisions

This guide “is intended as a tool for decision makers and community members to enhance their understanding of the questions surrounding wind development and to provide resources on how communities can collaboratively evaluate the potential for utility-scale, land-based wind energy.”  In particular, this document includes (1) “guidelines for how to assess the quality of information…

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