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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
Mitigation of Underwater Pile Driving Noise During Offshore Construction: Final Report US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jan 27 2010
Modeling the National Potential for Offshore Wind US Department of Energy (DOE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Jun 26 2007
National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study US Department of Energy Jul 30 2015
New Insights and New Tools Regarding Risk to Roseate Terns, Piping Plovers, and Red Knots from Wind Facility Operations on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Oct 17 2011
New Jersey Call Area Map US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
New Jersey Call Area Map US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
New Jersey Minerals Management Service (MMS) Task Force Meeting US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 12 2010
New Jersey's Area of Interest- Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Nov 19 2010
New York offshore wind lease sale announced Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Oct 27 2016
New York's Offshore Planning Effort New York State Department of State (DOS) Nov 18 2010
New York- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Offshore Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Environmental Assessment (EA)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 12 2011
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Interim Report, Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study (ACPARS) [USCG-2011-0351] US Coast Guard (USCG) Sep 11 2012
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Revised Section 106 Finding for the Proposed Cape Wind Energy Project [Docket MMS-2010-OMM-0002] US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jan 25 2010
Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0043] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 15 2012
Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Feb 9 2011
Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)- Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 30 2006
Notice of NYPA Request for Offshore Wind Power Lease Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jan 4 2013
Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Proposal [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0023] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 21 2011
Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System [Docket No. BOEM 2012-0009] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 23 2012
Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Obstruction Marking and Lighting- Advisory Circular AC 70/7460-1K US Department of Transporation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Dec 20 2006
Offshore Delaware- Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0008] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 12 2011
Offshore Delaware- Notice of Proposed Lease Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) [Docket No. BOEM 2010-0075] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 26 2011
Offshore Delaware- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. MMS-2010-OMM-0017] US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 26 2010
Offshore Delaware- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. MMS-2010-OMM-0017] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 9 2010
Offshore Electrical Cable Burial for Wind Farms: State of the Art, Standards and Guidance & Acceptable Burial Depths, Separation Distances and Sand Wave Effect US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 28 2011
Offshore Energy Knowledge Exchange Workshop US Department of Energy (DOE); US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Sep 13 2012
Offshore Maine- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0049] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 10 2012
Offshore Maine- Request for Interest (RFI) and Request for Public Comment [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0003] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 10 2012

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