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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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Federal Resources

Titlesort descending Source/Sponsor Date
Wind Industry Supply Chain Map Global Wind Network (GLWN)
Wind Turbine Design Cost and Scaling Model US Department of Energy (DOE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Dec 19 2006
Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States Department of Energy Mar 12 2015
Worldwide Synthesis and Analysis of Existing Information Regarding Environmental Effects of Alternative Energy Uses on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 27 2007