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  • 3 October 2017
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has affirmed its issuance of the existing lease to Wind Cape Associates for the Cape Wind Energy Project (CWEP) offshore Massachussets.

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has accepted a lease request for a 400MW floating offshore wind farm proposed offshore Oahu, Hawaii. The lease request accepted by BOEM was submitted by Progression Hawaii Offshore Wind, Inc., part of Oregon-based Progression Energy, for the Progression South Coast of Oahu Project. BOEM deemed the lease request for […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities

    On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.

  • 5 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed the final process and timeline for the ScotWind seabed leasing round for offshore wind projects. ScotWind, which was launched this June, will close for applications on 31 March 2021. Crown Estate Scotland will publish the Post-adoption Addendum to ScotWind Leasing on 15 January 2021, which will confirm the final arrangements […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has wrapped up the preparation of ScotWind leasing documentation. The authority is now working with the Scottish Government to finalise and formally launch the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round. The ScotWind documentation includes the leasing launch pack and an engagement document for the proposed Supply Chain Development Statement (SCDS). The launch set […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Authorities

      Baryonyx’s lease for the 19,794 acre area off the coast of Texas expired earlier this month, writes Valley Morning Star news site. The Austin-based company failed to make an annual payment of around USD 41,171.52 for the area where they had been planning to develop Texas’ first offshore wind farm. This came as a […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft offshore wind energy lease rules for the development of projects within the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The draft rules are open to comments and suggestions until 25 February, MNRE said. The rules stipulate that the offshore wind energy blocks are to be allocated to successful […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The rapid development of renewable energy capacity is central to the delivery of the EU’s target of a 20 % renewable energy contribution by 2020. Wave and tidal energy is expected to provide a share of the UK’s renewable electricity by this date. As part of this, The Crown Estate is offering interested organisations opportunities […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) is holding an auction for commercial wind energy leasing offshore Massachusetts this Thursday, 13 December.

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has decided it will launch the next round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters in July 2019 at the earliest. The decision comes despite the announcement in November 2018 that the leasing round will be launched in April at the earliest. According to Crown Estate Scotland, the final timing of the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has held a Bidders Information Day for the recently launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. The event hosted more than 130 industry representatives who are potential participants in the Round 4 leasing round and their advisors. Participants were provided with details on the tender process set to open later this month with […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 29 November 2019

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed the timeline for the launch of the ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that the launch of ScotWind will take place after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) as announced in September. Applicants will be able to complete registration shortly after […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold an auction sale for the New Jersey offshore wind lease area today, offering approx. 344,000 acres for commercial wind energy leasing. The area will be auctioned as two leases: South Lease Area, covering 160,480 acres, and North Lease Area, which consists of 183,353 acres. The lease area has an offshore […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday held the nation’s fourth competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters offshore Massachusetts for potential wind energy development. The auction consisted of two rounds before determining RES America Developments, Inc. and Offshore MW LLC as the provisional winners of Lease Area OCS-A 0500 (187,523 […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters which could start in April 2019 at the earliest.

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Crown Estate has presented an update on potential new offshore wind leasing to the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC), a senior government and industry forum in the UK.

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities

    Later today,the Crown Estate will confirm lease agreements for a number of demonstration project sites in connection with the Scottish Government’s Saltire Prize. The Eco-Island Partnership, collaboration between the Isle of Wight Council and a group of local businesses, Scotrenewables Tidal Power and Minesto are among winners of the Crown Estate’s latest leasing round, according to […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a January 29, 2015, competitive lease sale. “Thanks to the leadership of Governor Patrick and the Commonwealth […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The provisional winners of today’s auction for the New Jersey offshore wind lease area are RES America Developments Inc. and US Wind Inc., the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) reported on its official website.  The area was auctioned as two leases: the South Lease Area, covering 160,480 acres, and the North Lease Area, which consists of 183,353 […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is issuing a Request for Interest in a lease area offshore Morro Bay, California, requested by Trident Winds, LLC for its proposed 765MW floating wind energy project. In consultation with the State of California, BOEM has determined Trident Winds LLC is qualified to hold an Outer Continental Shelf lease […]

  • 2 December 2012
    Authorities

    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. […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland’s new leasing round for offshore wind projects is likely to fully launch in October, according to Crown Estate Scotland. This means that the new leasing round, to be called ScotWind Leasing, will then be open for submitting applications for developments. Crown Estate Scotland said there will also be a pre-launch in July, which will provide […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Authorities

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has scheduled public seminars in Rhode Island and Virginia to explain how offshore wind developers can participate in upcoming auctions for renewable energy development in federal waters offshore Rhode […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Crown Estate has announced three further agreements for lease for wave and tidal energy projects. The sites result from the third application window in the leasing process for projects in connection with the Scottish Government’s Saltire Prize (in Scottish waters) and demonstration projects (all around the UK), which opened in October 2011. Voith Hydro […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]