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DeLeo officially backs offshore wind

DeLeo officially backs offshore wind

Promises competitive procurement process for renewables

HOUSE SPEAKER ROBERT DELEO on Wednesday made official what his lieutenants have been saying, that the omnibus energy bill scheduled to come up for a vote in April will include provisions to encourage the development of offshore wind power. “We have the opportunity to launch a new industry that is successful in other parts of(...)

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Beaton offers no commitment on offshore wind

Beaton offers no commitment on offshore wind

Says it’s coming down to working out the price points

THE BAKER ADMINISTRATION’S POINT PERSON on energy told an offshore wind conference on Tuesday that the governor is very interested in the technology, but offered no commitments. Matthew Beaton, the governor’s secretary of energy and environmental affairs, sounded optimistic about offshore wind’s potential, but suggested it was premature to commit to the technology without first(...)

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