The California Energy Commission (CEC) participated in a conference about offshore wind as a potential energy resource for the state. The CEC also signed a memorandum of understanding with Denmark on offshore wind.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environment (DEEP) released details of three offshore wind project proposals. DEEP released their RFP in January, and regulators will select bidders in June.

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center released the 2018 Massachusetts Offshore Wind Workforce Assessment, which examines the workforce needs and economic impact of the emerging offshore wind industry.

The New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA) is offering $5 million for offshore wind resource assessment in New York waters.

In an upcoming CESA webinar on May 4, researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will discuss their new study on the market value of offshore wind along the East Coast. They found that market values vary significantly depending on the time-varying wind resource profile at a given site, as well as local pricing and market rules within the regional power market. Read more and register here.