US Wind

BOEM awards 2 commercial WEA leases off New Jersey coast

Department of Interior
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held the nation’s fifth competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, which offered nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for potential wind energy development.The provisional winners of the lease sale are RES America Developments Inc., which bid $880,715 for lease area OCS-A 0498 (160,480 acres), and US Wind Inc., which bid $1,006,240 for OCS-A 0499 (183,353 acres). Fishermen’s Energy LLC also participated in the lease sale.

Publication Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015
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