MAREC Action Deputy Director Evan Vaughan spoke in strong support of offshore wind before Maryland’s Public Service Commission during a public hearing on September 30th, 2021. Written comments are now available, click here to read in full.
“Maryland’s State Assembly has delivered legislation, namely the Offshore Wind Energy Act in 2013 and the Clean Energy Jobs Act in 2019, to achieve growth in renewable energy and offshore wind specifically. Now it is up to the PSC to act quickly to implement the legislature’s direction. We appreciate the PSC’s urgency thus far on the second round of offshore wind procurement and implore you not to delay in awarding the full authorized amount of 1,200 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind through this OREC round.”