On the heels of President Obama’s State of the Union address where he laid out actions to move the economy toward clean energy sources, reduce carbon pollution and create jobs, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced an important step forward for the first offshore wind project proposed for federal waters off the West Coast.
- On May 7, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that Principle Power, Inc. was selected to receive an additional $46.7 million for the WindFloat project, which would be located offshore Coos Bay, Oregon. Information is available on DOE's Offshore Wind Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects website.
BOEM coordinates Outer Continental Shelf renewable energy activities with its federal, state, local, and tribal government partners through the Oregon Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force. BOEM also coordinates public information meetings to help keep interested stakeholders updated on major renewable energy milestones. To obtain information discussed during these meetings, click on the links below.
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