May 22, 2024

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

Josh Kaplowitz
Benefits of Revised Federal Offshore Wind Rule Analyzed
NetZero Insider asked three people closely involved in U.S. offshore wind development what pieces of the new Renewable Energy Modernization Rule they think will be most impactful.
Hurricane Threat to OSW Turbines Quantified
Two new reports examine storms and other obstacles facing offshore wind development in the Gulf of Mexico. 
Wind Energy Lease Areas Designated in Gulf of Maine, Oregon
Federal regulators are moving ahead with plans to auction wind energy leases with a potential 18 GW capacity off the coasts of Oregon and northern New England.
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IPF24: How Best to Address OSW’s Effects on Fisheries
The offshore wind industry and its regulators are examining how best to limit impact on commercial fishing.
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Interior Announces Updated OSW Regs, Auction Schedule at IPF24
The Department of Interior has set a new five-year schedule for as many as a dozen new offshore wind energy lease auctions and finalized an update of its regulations for renewable energy development in U.S. waters. 
BOEM Approves Avangrid’s New England Wind OSW Project
BOEM has issued its final Record of Decision ROD approving Avangrid Renewables’ New England Wind project, marking a major milestone for the proposed offshore wind project.
BOEM Approves NY’s Sunrise Wind OSW Project
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved the Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm, a 924-MW project that could power 320,000 New York homes.
Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind
New OSW Project Advances as NJ Gears up for 4th Solicitation
The developer of New Jersey’s most advanced offshore wind project is pushing ahead with a second project, as the state prepares to launch a new solicitation that could add as much as 4 GW in capacity.
ISO-NE to Study Offshore Wind Points of Interconnection
ISO-NE is planning to study the effects of shifting two offshore wind points of interconnection from Maine to Massachusetts and conduct a preliminary analysis of offshore wind interconnection points across the region.
BOEM Proposes Second OSW Auction in Gulf of Mexico
The federal government is teeing up a second wind energy auction in the Gulf of Mexico.

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