Offshore Wind Energy Auction in Virginia Starts Today (USA)

Offshore Wind Energy Auction in Virginia Starts Today (USA)

Earlier this summer, Department of Interior (DOI) announced the nation's second auction for offshore wind energy, which will take place offshore Virginia.

The auction will commence at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time today. It will offer almost 112,800 acres offshore Virginia for a commercial wind energy lease.

If a provisional winner has been identified prior to end of day, an announcement will be made as soon as possible. If a winner has not been identified, the auction will continue the following day.

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Press release, September 4, 2013; Image: BOEM