Director Wind US, UK, Ireland and Denmark
The recent White House “Fact Sheet” reinforced key actions to jumpstart offshore wind energy projects, create jobs and unlock a pathway to 110 GW by 2050. The impactful briefing also announced the upcoming NY Bight federal lease area auction to take place late 2021 or early 2022. The Final Wind Energy Areas communicated will be a substantial 800,000 acres (~3200 Km2) and could enable up to 16 GWs of new projects.
During the webinar, we will discuss the recent commitments made on both Federal and State level; shed light on the different industry and regional viewpoints; address supply chain opportunities for windfarm construction and infrastructure investments; and review selected content from Team Norway’s 2020 U.S. Offshore Wind Market Report.
NY Bight Lease Auction - BOEM New York Bight Task Force Virtual Meeting
During the webinar we will also discuss the NY Bight Lease Auction. If you are interested in learning more about this, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is hosting a virtual meeting of the Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force for the New York Bight on April 14 & 16. The meeting is open to everyone, and participation is free of charge. Please register here .