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Oil & gas giant Shell has filed the required documents to qualify for bidding at an upcoming offshore wind lease sale in Massachusetts, due to take place this fall, according to Bloomberg Environment.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a commercial wind lease sale for the 122,405-acre area offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 16 March 2017, and has identified nine companies as eligible to participate in the auction.
The auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York has been delayed after fishing groups filed a complaint to the federal court yesterday, based on a concern about the impact a large-scale wind project will have on the access to prime fishing areas. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was set to […]
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper yesterday announced that an area of 343,833 acres (cca. 1,391km²) seven nautical miles off the New Jersey coast will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a competitive lease sale on November 9, 2015. The New Jersey Wind Energy […]
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a competitive lease sale auction for four wind energy areas on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts on Thursday, January 29. A mock auction for the eligible bidders will be held on Monday, January 26, when BOEM will contact each eligible bidder and provide instructions for participation. The monetary auction will begin at 8:30 a.m. […]
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau yesterday joined Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to announce the proposed notice of sale for nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland for commercial wind energy leasing. BOEM identified the Maryland Wind Energy Area in consultation with members of its […]
As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Interior Department completed the nation’s second competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, garnering $1,600,000 in high bids for 112,799 acres on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Virginia. Virginia Electric and […]
The Interior Department has announced that the administration will hold the nation’s first offshore wind lease sale in late July. The area scheduled for lease consists of 164,750 acres off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In response to this announcement, Institute for Energy Research (IER) published a fact sheet on offshore wind energy development […]
As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau yesterday announced that BOEM will hold the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The […]
The Ranking Member of the Natural Resources Committee, Edward J. Markey, commented the Interior Department's announcement of the first-ever competitive lease sales for renewable energy development in federal waters offshore. The lease sales, to be held next year, will offer some of the nation’s best offshore wind resources in one area identified off the coast […]
As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to continue to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Deputy Secretary David J. Hayes and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau have announced competitive lease sales for renewable energy development in two wind energy areas (WEAs) in federal waters. […]
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the next offshore wind auction offering nearly 390,000 acres offshore Massachusetts on 13 December.
The Governor of New Jersey Phil Murphy has requested the US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to extend the public comment period for the newly proposed offshore wind lease sale in the New York Bight, published by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in April.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a public seminar on 26 April in Sterling, Virginia, regarding the recently-announced proposed lease sale for a 390,000ha offshore wind energy area in Massachusetts.
After completing the transaction with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for the sale of 50% of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm yesterday, 11 December, Ørsted now expects its EBITDA in 2017 to materialise at some DKK 21 billion (approx. EUR 2.8 billion), compared to the previously guided range of DKK 19-21 billion.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed Avangrid's offshore wind lease for the 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk site off North Carolina on 10 October. The lease will go into effect on 1 November 2017.
EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions has appointed now former Senior Sales Manager for GE Renewable Energy division, Julian Harland as its Sales Director. EOLOS is strengthening its team with additional orders landing on its desk, following a secured project portfolio of more than EUR 2 million in 2016.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the motion for preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the final ratification of a lease for a wind energy site off New York, provisionally won by Statoil.
U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., is expected to deliver a ruling on a motion for a preliminary injunction against the lease sale of 127 square miles of ocean off the coast of Long Island, New York, for wind energy development.
Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]
Following the appointment of J.P. Morgan to asses the market conditions for a potential sale of its oil and gas business, DONG Energy is now reportedly in negotiation with Maersk over a merger of their fossil fuel units, as DONG is focusing fully on offshore wind and Maersk on transport and logistics. The merger would result in a […]
Wind turbine makers are set to benefit from the Paris Climate Agreement (COP21) as the call for increased investments to meet a targeted reduction in CO2 emissions is expected to positively impact their sales figures, according to Moody's Investors Service. The increased investment, particularly in emerging markets, directed towards renewable energies such as wind and solar energy […]
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for commercial wind lease issuance, site characterization activities, and site assessment activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. The EA considers the potential impacts of the proposed action and an analysis of reasonable alternatives to the proposed […]
On 28 April 2016, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a New York Renewable Energy Task Force meeting to provide an overview of recent and upcoming activities regarding the wind energy development offshore New York. Janice M. Schneider, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior and Abigail Ross Hopper, […]
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the next North Carolina renewable energy task force meeting on 19 April via a webinar. The sixth Nort Carolina task force meeting will focus on the request for information and proposed sale notice for commercial wind leasing offshore North Carolina. The task force is an intergovernmental group and includes […]
New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has applauded the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement that it awarded two leases for commercial wind energy development of 343,833 acres off of the New Jersey coast. “By awarding the leases through a successful and competitive lease sale, the Department […]