BOEM Extends Comment Period for Sunrise Offshore Wind Project Proposal

On August 30, the Department of the Interior announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would be conducting an environmental review of the proposed, commercial-scale Sunrise Offshore Wind Project proposed by Sunrise Wind LLC. On August 31, BOEM … Read More

Review of Rhode Island and New York Offshore Wind Project Complete

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the proposed South Fork Wind project for offshore New York and Rhode Island. South Fork Wind LLC is proposing to build an offshore wind energy project approximately … Read More

Permitting Process Moves Forward for North Carolina Wind Project

Avangrid Renewables LLC, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., confirms that the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for Kitty Hawk North, the first project within … Read More

California Offshore Wind Leasing Process Moves Forward

NOAA Chart Morro Bay Call Area Extensions 2021 The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is advancing the federal wind leasing process offshore in California. BOEM is publishing a Call for Information and Nominations to request … Read More

DOI Proposes Sale for New York Bight Offshore Wind Development

In support of President Joe Biden’s goal of installing 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior (DOI) says it is proposing a sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in … Read More

DOI Assessing Offshore Wind Potential in Gulf of Mexico

The Department of the Interior (DOI) says it intends to assess potential opportunities to advance clean energy development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). This significant milestone is part of President Joe Biden’s goal to create thousands … Read More

Surfclam Industry, Rutgers Partner to Assess Effects of Wind Farms, Climate Change

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America, and Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey, have launched a multi-phase modeling study in collaboration with the surfclam industry.  The … Read More

West Coast Offshore Wind: It’s Happening

The White House says the Department of Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Department of Defense have reached an agreement to lease 399 square miles off California’s central coast for offshore wind development.  This announcement extends President Joe … Read More

BOEM Preparing Environmental Impact Review for Revolution Wind

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the construction and operations plan (COP) submitted by Revolution Wind LLC.  If approved by BOEM, Revolution Wind would … Read More

Consortium Urges Congress to Allocate Additional Funds to Offshore Wind Ports

A consortium of companies related to the offshore wind industry has sent a letter to ranking members of various House committees, urging them to increase the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program’s budget to $750 million to help develop offshore … Read More