Tag: tidal energy

Maine Seeks to Assert Itself as Leader in Offshore Energy

In recent months, the State of Maine has sought the spotlight in the offshore renewable energy space.  This entry summarizes three major events that have marked the state’s move toward a leadership role.   Maine Signs MOU with Nova Scotia On July 12, 2010, Governor John E. Baldacci signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Nova … Continue Reading

DOE Issues Draft Report on Environmental Effects of Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects

The Department of Energy’s Draft Report to Congress on the Environmental Effects of Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Projects is now available for public comment. The report, prepared pursuant to the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (“EISA”), describes (1) the potential environmental impacts of marine and hydrokinetic energy technologies; (2) options to mitigate and prevent … Continue Reading
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