Natural Resources Republicans Introduce Bills

Last week, four pieces of legislation were introduced by members of the Natural Recourses Committee that are of great interest to OREC members. All of the pieces are aimed at expediting the production of renewable energy.  Two of the bills are focused on onshore and offshore wind, one on geothermal and the other on NEPA […]

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Fifty Million for 2012 Water Power Program

Great news for MHK developers – the first step to increased funding for the Department of Energy Water Power program for FY 12. For more information, see our Press Release- House Approp Committee Approves $50 for FY 2012 Water Power Program (June 15, 2011)

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Summer In DC

Happy Friday OREC members and followers! This week’s conclusion seems to be a very welcoming idea for most of my fellow interns and co-workers. I think it has something to do with the outrageous heat and humidity earlier in the week here in DC! Although, I must say I have started to become accustomed to […]

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Hi all! This is Deborah Yi, and I am happy to be a new summer intern here at Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition. I am a rising senior at American University in Washington DC, where I study Public Communication and Business Administration. I write for our school newspaper, The Eagle, and I serve as Public Relations […]

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OREC Welcomes Our First Summer Intern

  Hello All! My name is Richie Dart and I am a summer intern with the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC).  I am a rising senior at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI and I will be blogging throughout the summer about my DC experience. I have been in DC a little less than two […]

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Testimony before House Natural Resources Committee Highlights Hurdles Faced by Small Renewables, Including MHK Developers

Since our inception, OREC has been working to reduce hurdles to development of MHK projects in the United States.   Unfortunately, as highlighted in recent testimony by Dan Reicher, Director of Stanford’s Center on Energy and Climate Change, many of the problems experienced by the MHK industry – from lack of access to cheap capital, inadequate […]

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