Southeastern Wind News

SEWC’s Statement on the NCGA’s RFP for HB 589
By Adam Forrer,
September 05 2017

​On September 1st, the North Carolina General Assembly released its Request for Proposals under HB 589 which requires an unnecessary study of military activity and potential impacts from wind.

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Offshore Drilling vs. Offshore Wind – Should the Revenue Model Differ?
By Brian O'Hara, President
July 30 2013

This week, the U.S. government will hold the first ever commercial auction for a lease to develop offshore wind energy in the United States. In addition to marking a significant step forward for this new industry, this first auction also provides us with a good opportunity to reflect on some of the key differences between leasing for offshore renewable energy and offshore oil and gas, especially when it comes to revenue collection.

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