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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

Title Source/Sponsor Datesort ascending
MarineCadastre.gov National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)
Wind Industry Supply Chain Map Global Wind Network (GLWN)
Federal Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)