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The US federal government maintains jurisdiction over offshore wind resources on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), which begins 3 nautical miles from shore. Federal agencies play multiple roles in siting, leasing, and permitting; technology research and development; and, financing and infrastructure development.

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Humboldt Wind Energy Final EA BOEM May 5 2022
COMMERCIAL LEASE OF SUBMERGED LANDS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ON THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF BOEM May 1 2022
Senate Bill 440 for Gulf of Maine New Hampshire's Senate Mar 30 2022
U.S. Department of Energy Response to Executive Order 14017, “America’s Supply Chains” BOEM Mar 24 2022
Achieving American Leadership in the Wind Supply Chain BOEM Mar 24 2022
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Construction of the Ocean Wind 1 Wind Energy Facility Offshore of New Jersey Federal Register Mar 7 2022
Equinor and BP Agree to Transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Into Hub for Offshore Wind Industry REM Mar 4 2022
Biden-Harris Administration Sets Offshore Energy Records with $4.37 Billion in Winning Bids for Wind Sale U.S. Department of the Interior Feb 25 2022
Mapping Atmospheric Mysteries Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Feb 25 2022
Biden-Harris Administration Sets Offshore Energy Records with $4.37 Billion in Winning Bids for Wind Sale U.S. Department of the Interior Feb 25 2022
Achieving American Leadership in the Wind Supply Chain US Department of Energy Feb 24 2022
DOE Releases First-Ever Comprehensive Strategy to Secure America’s Clean Energy Supply Chain Energy.GOV Feb 24 2022
Securing the U.S. Supply Chain for the Wind Energy Industry Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Feb 24 2022
Supply Chain Deep Dive Assessment U.S. Department of Energy Response to Executive Order 14017, “America’s Supply Chains” US Department of Energy Feb 24 2022
South Fork Construction and Operations Plan Approval Letter BOEM Feb 17 2022
Congressional delegations letter of support of federal policy driven by rigorous scientific research in Gulf of Maine. Essential Energy and Environment News E&E News Jan 31 2022
Biden revives 'clean energy' program with $1B loan guarantee Capital Press Jan 25 2022
Bill H.4348 - An Act advancing offshore wind and clean energy House of Representatives Jan 24 2022
What can surface wind observations tell us about interannual variation in wind energy output? Wiley Jan 24 2022
Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 8 (ATLW-8) for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York (NY) Bight-Final Sale Notice (FSN) Federal Register Jan 14 2022
BOEM and NOAA Announce Interagency Collaboration to Advance Offshore Wind Energy BOEM Jan 12 2022
National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium Announces New Projects Selected for Funding Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Jan 12 2022
Biden-Harris Administration Sets Offshore Energy Records 437 Billion Winning Bids Wind BOEM Jan 12 2022
Offshore Wind Energy Strategies Report January 2022 US Department of Energy Jan 1 2022
Offshore Wind Energy Strategies Report January 2022 US Department of Energy Jan 1 2022
Offshore Wind Energy Strategies Report January 2022 US Department of Energy Jan 1 2022
2020 Cost of Wind Energy Review NREL Dec 1 2021
Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore North Carolina U.S. Department of the Interior Dec 1 2021
Federal Revenue and Economic Impacts from BOEM Offshore Wind Leasing American Clean Power Dec 1 2021
Notice of Availability of a Joint Record of Decision (ROD) for the South Fork Wind, LLC Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Rhode Island Federal Register Nov 30 2021

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