News Story

Maryland Study on Offshore Wind Power

Maryland Study on Offshore Wind Power

In a news article dated Oct. 21, 2010, a study from the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER) finds that although offshore wind power would be a feasible way to meet Marylands renewable energy goals, two issues will need to be addressed before offshore wind development can move forward:

  • Likely interference with the NASA Wallops radar installation, as well as military operations;
  • Inadequate transmission facilities on Maryland's Eastern Shore that would raise the cost of moving the energy produced to the utility grids; this could be accomplished most economically in Delaware.

Read the full article from UM Newsdesk

Related Articles:
Williams Nominated to Lead ARPA-E
Eric Wachsman Chosen as Solar 2013 Conference Chair
Wachsman Pioneers Transformational Energy Technology
Steve Gabriel Lead Author of New Book
Clark School Students Win National Energy Competition
Clark School Students Shine in Recent Competitions
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Research Sparks Media Coverage
Want Fuel Cells? Think Outside the Hydrogen Tank
University of Maryland Wins 2011 Solar Decathlon
Campus Seeks to Conserve Energy in Classrooms

October 22, 2010


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

UMD Mourns Passing of Benefactor and Alumnus A. James Clark

Wells and Hulka Fellowships Support Exciting Energy Technologies

UMD Partners with Army to Launch Extreme Battery Research Center

Munday Named 2015 OSA Lomb Medal Recipeint

NIST Highlights Leite’s “Battery Perimortems"

Pines Recognized with Maryland Speaker's Medallion

Christou Joins Md. Delegation to European Offshore Wind Energy Conference

Wind TERPines to Battle Rivals in DOE’s Wind Competition

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar