EBC Offshore Wind Webinar: Offshore Wind in the Gulf of Maine – What’s Next?


Date: June 3, 2021


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


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This EBC Offshore Wind Program will feature presentations and remarks by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and state officials from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, all of whom seek to ensure that the planning and consideration of offshore wind and related port development is conducted through a respectful, open, transparent and collaborative process.

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Final Agenda – Offshore Wind Webinar – The Gulf of Maine – What’s Next

Participants will learn about the Biden Administration`s vision for the role of offshore wind in our nation`s clean energy future, BOEM`s efforts nationally and within the region to accelerate the proper planning, leasing, permitting and development process for offshore wind, and hear from state officials who will provide updates on initiatives and activities associated with offshore wind in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Please join us for this informative program.

A robust discussion with the audience will conclude this webinar.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.0 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Program Chairs:

  • Damian Bednarz, External Affairs Director, EnBW North America Inc.
  • Robert Varney, President, Normandeau Associates, Inc.

Speaker Agenda:

Program Introduction & Overview

  • Christen Wittman, Permitting and Development Director, EnBW North America Inc.

BOEM Update and Vision for Offshore Wind Planning, Leasing and Development

James Bennett, Program Manager
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Maine Activities

Dan Burgess
, Director
Governor`s Energy Office
State of Maine

New Hampshire Activities

Michael Behrmann, Director of Offshore Wind Industry Development
New Hampshire Business Finance Authority &
New Hampshire Business and Economic Affairs

Massachusetts Activities

Bruce Carlisle, Managing Director, Offshore Wind
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Moderated Discussion

PowerPoint Presentations

The available PowerPower presentations from the EBC Offshore Wind Webinar: Offshore Wind in the Gulf of Maine – What’s Next? completed on June 3, 2021, can be viewed below.

Presentations – Offshore Wind Webinar – The Gulf of Maine – What’s Next

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording, please contact the EBC office.

EBC Members

The webinar recording is available to EBC Members via the Info Hub. If you are an employee of an EBC Member Company and cannot access the Info Hub, please contact the EBC Office.


Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording.

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