DOI, BOEM Plan Environmental Review of US Wind Offshore Wind Proposal

Amanda Lefton Continuing the momentum to achieve the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030, the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is conducting an environmental review of … Read More

DOI Proposes First West Coast Offshore Wind Lease Sale

In yet another step forward in the Biden-Harris administration’s pursuit of a clean energy economy, the Department of the Interior has announced the next steps for and welcomed public comment on offshore wind lease sales in two regions on the Outer … Read More

TotalEnergies, Duke Energy Win Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Auction

The Department of the Interior has revealed the results of its wind energy auction in the Carolina Long Bay area, the second major offshore wind lease sale this year. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) lease sale offered two … Read More

BOEM Extends Morro Bay EA Comment Period

On April 6, as part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the availability of a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for … Read More

Biden Administration Focuses on Offshore Wind Energy Leasing on U.S. Coasts

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is publishing two separate calls for information and nominations for possible leasing in areas that are determined to be suitable off the coast of Oregon and in the Central … Read More

BOEM Declares May Auction Date for Carolinas Offshore Wind Energy Lease Sale

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review and will hold a wind energy auction for two lease areas offshore the Carolinas on May 11, the Department of the Interior says. The lease areas cover 110,091 … Read More

Offshore Wind Auction Raises Record Bids of $4.37 Billion

The Department of the Interior has published the results of the nation’s highest-grossing competitive offshore energy lease sale in history, including oil and gas lease sales, with the New York Bight offshore wind sale. The lease sale offered six lease … Read More

Interior Department Advances Offshore Wind Proposals in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior has announced three major milestones to advance commercial offshore wind energy development. The department will propose a lease … Read More

Interior Department Conducts Review of New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Projects

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior has announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct an environmental review of two proposed … 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