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The US Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) has resumed the auction for commercial wind energy leasing offshore Massachusetts.
Three commercial wind leases offshore Massachusetts have brought in a total of USD 285 million in bids in the first 24 auction rounds, sending a strong signal that developers are committed to the US offshore wind market.
The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800MW of offshore wind through a solicitation issued in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Transmission system operator TenneT has called for the optimisation of the German offshore wind grid through an additional capacity auction and through linking future wind farms in the western German North Sea to the Dutch grid.
The Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy BV has revealed its role in the Taiwan offshore wind tender after Northland Power was announced as one of the winners.
The German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has awarded Ørsted the right to build an additional 551.75MW offshore wind capacity in the German North Sea.
Spanish energy company Iberdrola is actively preparing to participate in the next round of offshore wind auctions in Germany scheduled for April 2018.
Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for grid connections and funding for existing offshore wind farm projects, with one of the operators offering the lowest price bid of 0.00 Euro cents per kilowatt-hour.
Avangrid Renewables, LLC, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, has secured a lease sale of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, for offshore wind development after 17 auction rounds with a winning bid of USD 9,066,650. Avangrid has beaten three other bidders, Wind Future LLC, Statoil Wind US LLC, and wpd offshore Alpha LLC, to secure what is […]
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will today auction off 122,405 acres offshore North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing. The monetary auction will start at 9 AM Eastern Time (2 PM CET) with Offshore WIND providing updates as the action progresses. Six developers are left in contention for the offshore wind lease area off Kitty Hawk, including AVANGRID […]
[The auction has ended after the 33rd round.] Rounds (reverse chronological order): 16 December: 32nd round (closed at 16:00 CET): asking price – USD 39,469,725; 2 bidders. 31st round (closed at 15:40 CET): asking price – USD 36,469,725; 2 bidders. 30th round (closed at 15:20 CET): asking price – USD 33,469,725; 2 bidders. 29th round (closed at 15:00 […]
The US Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) is preparing to hold the auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York on 15 December, as planned. Namely, the wind lease sale was said to be delayed last week following a complaint filed to the federal court by fishing groups. However, BOEM […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has submitted documents and bid deposit for the federal auction of an offshore wind site off New York, scheduled to open on 15 December. The organisation has filed qualifications and bidder’s financial forms to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to […]
Virginia-based energy company Dominion plans to join the bidding process for Maryland offshore wind leases, and the company today applied with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to participate in the auction. The area of nearly 80,000 acres off the coast of Maryland will be auctioned in two separate leases. The North Lease area totals […]
Offshore Wind Power USA conference, held on 26-27 February 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, saw discussions regarding the impact of the Federal Government’s plan to auction offshore wind sites on proposed projects that have already been put in motion. Developers, which have been chosen by some states to implement offshore wind projects, are concerned that the […]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is seeking comments on proposed lease sale auction procedures designed specifically to meet the needs of offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) as part of the Secretary of the Interior’s “Smart from the Start” initiative. Based on its own research and an auction study commissioned […]
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Call for Information and Nominations to identify companies interested in commercial wind energy leases within three proposed areas off central and northern California on Friday.
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.
RenewableUK is predicting a significant fall in the cost of offshore wind when the results of long-awaited competitive auctions for new contracts to provide clean electricity are unveiled next week.
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 […]
In the wake of the first auction for the two federal lease areas offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Jonathan Peress, vice president and director of Clean Energy and Climate Change, Conservation Law Foundation emphasized his support. Peress said for Business & Real Estate: “(Today’s) auction is the harbinger of an exciting new era in the […]
The Indian ministry of new and renewable energy has established an inter-ministerial board of secretaries and in that way started the planning process to auction or award offshore wind farms, according to The Times of India news portal. The board will outline the policy guidelines, approve and oversee implementation of the projects and identify private or public […]
China is looking at abandoning the use of public auctions to set the price for offshore wind power projects, said an official from… By Zhou Yan and Du Juan (chinadaily) [mappress] Source: chinadaily, December 15, 2011
Ørsted has awarded Belgium’s G-tec with contracts to provide geotechnical engineering services on two offshore wind farms in the German Bight. Under the two individual contracts, G-tec will in 2019 carry out geotechnical investigations and laboratory analysis of samples taken from the seabed in various depths within the Gode Wind offshore wind farm 03 and 04 and […]
The benchmark levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for offshore wind has fallen 24% since the first half of 2018, according to the latest analysis by BloombergNEF (BNEF). Auction programs for new offshore wind capacity, combined with much larger turbines, have produced sharp reductions in capital costs, taking BNEF’s global benchmark for this technology below USD 100 per […]
Explosive growth in the offshore wind sector and aggressive renewables targets in India are expected to drive a ten-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2% in the Asia Pacific region, excluding China, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. “Target compliance in India is likely to bifurcate the next decade’s outlook, […]