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Maryland Public Service Commission Approves Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Project

Maryland-based US Wind, Inc. is celebrating today’s decision from the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) fully approving its proposal to bring the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind power to Maryland. Officials from US Wind say the decision enables their plans to make Maryland the East Coast hub of a vibrant new industry.

US Wind, May 11, 2017

Outpouring Of Support For Offshore Wind At Maryland Public Hearing

Hundreds of Marylanders filled the Joint Hearing Room in Annapolis to capacity on Thursday night, as legislators, business leaders, labor groups, environmental organizations and concerned citizens gathered to support plans for Maryland’s offshore wind project.

US Wind, March 31, 2017

Offshore wind developers talk plans to bring first wind farm to Maryland’s coast

Offshore wind developers discussed plans to bring wind farming to Maryland Tuesday.

Delmarva Daily Times, March 7, 2017

Us Wind Partners With JDR Cables To Build Maryland Offshore Wind Project

US Wind, Inc. is one of two developers whose applications for a Maryland offshore wind farm are being considered by the Public Service Commission (PSC) during a 180-day period, which began on November 28.

US Wind, February 17, 2017

US Wind, Inc. Makes Case for Maryland Offshore Wind Project

US Wind, Inc. is one of two developers whose applications for a Maryland offshore wind farm are being considered by the Public Service Commission (PSC) during a 180-day period, which began on November 28.

US Wind, November 28, 2016

Maryland Public Television Showcases Us Wind

Maryland Public Televisions “Your Money and Business” talks with Paul Rich, Director of Project Development for US Wind, about the proposed wind farm off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland, and what it means for new jobs as well as energy efficiency.

US Wind, November 22, 2016

Us Wind Seeks To Make Baltimore’s Tradepoint Atlantic a Regional Offshore Wind Hub

S Wind Inc. partnered with Tradepoint Atlantic, the firm overseeing the 3,100-acre redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill, on Wednesday, November 2 to host major offshore wind supply chain manufacturers at TPA’s world-class Port of Baltimore facility.

US Wind, November 7, 2016

US Wind Moves One Step Closer to Bringing Offshore Wind to Md.

US Wind, Inc., a leading offshore wind development corporation, last week announced the start of a marine survey to prepare the final layout design for an 80,000 acre windpower project off the coast of Ocean City, Md.

Southern Maryland Online, August 28, 2016

Wind is part of Lower Shore’s economic future

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recently announced a focus on creating economic initiatives for the lower Eastern Shore.

Delmarva Daily Times, August 28, 2016

Us Wind Moves One Step Closer To Bringing Offshore Wind To Maryland

US Wind, Inc., a leading offshore wind development corporation, announced today the start of a marine survey to prepare the final layout design for an 80,000 acre windpower project off the coast of Ocean City, Md. US Wind contracted with Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc. and their vessel R/V Shearwater to conduct data collection along the 35-mile route from the project site through Indian River Bay to a power plant near Millsboro, Del.

USWind, August 26, 2016

Survey boat returns to map route of wind power cables

The 110-foot former Coast Guard cutter Shearwater has returned to the resort for the first time in nearly a year to continue surveying the area for an offshore wind farm, this time to scout the route for the transmission lines required to bring the generated electricity into the local power grid.

Ocean City Today, August 25, 2016

Feds in Trenton to Talk Next Steps on NJ’s Elusive Path to Offshore Wind

By 2021, the state projected there would be enough wind turbines spinning off the Jersey coast to produce about 1,100 megawatts of clean electricity, enough to power about 1 million homes.

NJ Spotlight, May 23, 2016

Baltimore County seeks federal grant to aid US Wind turbine plant at Sparrows Point

A wind power company wants to build a manufacturing and assembly plant for wind turbines at an old shipyard in Sparrows Point, and Baltimore County government is seeking a federal grant to help jump start the project.

The Baltimore Sun, May 16, 2016

Baltimore County seeks federal grant for wind power project at Sparrows Point

Baltimore County leaders believe the Sparrows Point industrial complex can reinvent itself with the help of offshore wind power. County officials hope to get $26 million from the federal government to help Sparrows Point potentially become the East Coast hub for wind energy.

WBAL TV 11, May 16, 2016

New Jersey Offshore Wind Leases Won by RES Americas, US Wind

RES Americas Developments Inc. and US Wind Inc. won leases to build wind farms off the coast of New Jersey in a U.S. Interior Department auction Monday.

Bloomberg, November 9, 2015

Planning for Md. offshore wind project gets underway

The energy of offshore wind is beginning to be felt in Maryland long before any of the giant turbines have been planted off the coast. Survey vessels recently began examining the Atlantic Ocean bottom off Ocean City, as planning starts in Baltimore for what could be the largest offshore wind energy project to date in the United States — if it clears daunting financial and regulatory hurdles.

The Baltimore Sun, June 20, 2015