Legislative: On Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunities

Energy and Mineral Resources Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324


  • Discussion Draft H.R. ___ (Rep. Madeleine Bordallo of Guam) To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to apply to territories of the United States, to establish offshore wind lease sale requirements, to provide dedicated funding for coral reef conservation, and for other purposes. Offshore Renewable Energy for Territories Act.
  • H.R. 5291 (Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts for herself, Rep. Raul Grijalva and Rep. Bill Keating) To establish an offshore wind career training grant program, and for other purposes. Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act.
  • Discussion Draft H.R. ___ (Rep. ___) To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing program for offshore renewable energy, and for other purposes. National OCS Renewable Energy Leasing Program Act.


  1. Mr. James Bennett
    Chief of the Office of Renewable Energy Programs
    Bureau of Ocean Management, Department of the Interior
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Mr. Randall Luthi
    National Oceans Industries Association
    Washington , D.C.
  3. Mr. Roy Francis
    Senior Vice President
    Gulf Island Fabricators, Inc.
    Houston , Texas
  4. Mr. Olaf J. Olsen
    Lead Representative, Dockbuilders-Divers-Piledrivers
    Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters
    Edison , New Jersey
  5. Mr. Stephen Pike
    Chief Executive Officer
    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
    Boston , Massachusetts