An Update on OREC’s Activities (October 2005)

[This is an edited version of an earlier post]  Like the companies we represent, OREC has learned to operate efficiently with a limited budget.  Since we organized in May, we have secured favorable provisions for ocean energy in the Energy Policy Act  through lobbying and coordination with other groups, sponsored a teleconference to brief members […]

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OREC Comments on The National Energy Supply Diversification and Disruption Prevention Act

Here’s another reason to join OREC, if you haven’t already.  Last week, OREC learned about this draft legislation, National Energy Supply Diversification and Disruption Prevention Act, sponsored by House Resource Committee Chairman Pombo.  At first blush, the bill didn’t seem to be much more than another piece of Katrina-motivated, feel good policy.  But upon closer […]

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New Developments in Ocean Energy

One of OREC’s goals is to serve as a clearinghouse for information and news on developments in the ocean energy industry.  We have been carrying out this goal primarily through postings at our sister site, LOCE Offshore Wind and Wave Energy Blog.  The weblog was just updated to reflect news from this past month, including […]

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A Framework for Offshore Wind Development

On September 30, 2005, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, the US Department of Energy and General Electric announced release of a report, entitled A Framework For Offshore Wind Development in the United States. (click on title of report to access).   The 34 page report is the product of several collaborative meetings between the report’s sponsors and […]

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