Spotlight on BizMDOSW
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Join BizMDOSW, Humanim, MAPC, EarlBeck, CIANBRO, Anne Arundel Community College and the Maryland Center for Construction. We have secured an EARN Maryland Planning Grant to address the shortage of welders in Maryland and are hosting round table discussions to look at long-term solutions for Maryland. To make your voice heard, please join us.
Getting the Offshore Wind Industry Started in Maryland
On Dec. 17, 2013, BOEM announced the publication of a Proposed Sale Notice in the Federal Register, which requests public comment on BOEM’s proposal to auction two leases offshore Maryland for commercial wind energy development.
The 60-day public comment period ends on Feb. 18, 2014. Comments received or postmarked by that date will be made available to the public and considered prior to the publication of the Final Sale Notice.
A public seminar will be held in Baltimore on January 24, 2014, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm EST, at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus, Hodson Hall, Room 210. Click here for the meeting agenda, which includes the street address. Note that there is a fee for parking on campus. Click here for an information sheet regarding a parking garage on campus convenient to the meeting site. Signage will direct visitors from the garage to Hodson Hall.
On April 9, 2013, Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. With his signature, Maryland became the first state in the nation to create a market for offshore wind and provide the certainty that both a developer and the financial community require to construct an offshore wind project. To continue reading….