You are invited to attend BOEM's Rhode Island and Massachusetts Joint Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force

Meeting on May 16, 2017

04-27-2017 Washington, DC

BOEM would like to invite you to attend BOEM's Rhode Island and Massachusetts Joint Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting on May 16, 2017 at the following location: 

Holiday Inn Cape Cod
291 Jones Road
Falmouth, MA 02540 
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Eastern) 

The purpose of this meeting is to exchange information regarding BOEM's renewable energy leasing efforts on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Agenda topics will likely include:

  • Updates on the existing commercial wind energy leases offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts from BOEM and the respective leaseholders. 
  • Discussion of BOEM initiatives relating to the future of offshore renewable energy leasing in the Atlantic.
  • Updates on existing state activities related to offshore wind. 

More details on speakers and the agenda will be available on our website in the coming weeks. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the meeting starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending around 4:30 p.m. Auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request. To obtain such services, please email me by close of business May 5, 2017. 

As a reminder, the BOEM Joint Rhode Island and Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force is an intergovernmental group. Task force members include Federal officials and elected state, local, and tribal officials, or designated member representatives. 

Additional details, including BOEM's history of coordination with the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Task Forces, are available on BOEM's website at: https://www.boem.gov/Rhode-Island/ and https://www.boem.gov/Massachusetts/.

If you have any questions, please contact me at the information below.

Stephen Boutwell
Office of Public Affairs - Renewable Energy 
Tel: 703-787-1531