United States

United States

North Carolina earmarked for offshore wind development

UNITED STATES The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is gauging interest in commercial offshore wind development in three areas off North Carolina totalling about 4,920 square kilometres.

If developers express interest, BOEM may decide to proceed with a competitive or a non-competitive leasing as early as next year.

BOEM’s Call for Information and Nominations, published in the Federal Register on 13 December, is for about 195 blocks and 60 partial blocks in federal waters on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

For more go to Windpower Offshore

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