Winds of Change: Offshore Wind and Maryland’s Clean Energy Future

MACo’s 2023 Summer Conference Solutions Showcase features thought leaders and industry experts presenting resources and best practices to assist local governments. Check out this session hosted by US Wind! 

About US Wind:

US Wind was founded in 2011 and has established its position as Maryland’s leader in offshore wind development. In 2014, US Wind obtained a federal lease for site control to develop approximately 1.5 GW of offshore wind power generation off the coast of Maryland. In 2017, US Wind won an Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) award to build a 270 MW offshore wind facility in their lease area. 



Title: Winds of Change: Offshore Wind and Maryland’s Clean Energy Future 

Description: As Maryland’s leader in offshore wind development, US Wind is poised to deliver clean energy and good jobs to Marylanders. Join this session to hear all about US Wind’s plans for Maryland. What’s the status of their projects? How are they working to protect and enhance marine life? How will their vision support thousands of good-paying jobs, revitalize Baltimore’s industrial waterfront, and result in significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions? How can businesses, counties, and municipalities get involved in the industry? Be sure to attend to learn these answers and so much more! 

Date: Friday, August 18, 2023 

Time: 12:15 PM−12:45 PM 

Be sure to register for MACo’s Summer Conference to attend this session and many more! 


MACo’s Summer Conference, “Where the Rubber Meets the Road,” will be held at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD, from August 16-19, 2023. 

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