Long Bay Lease Sale Illustrates Continued Growth in Offshore Wind Industry
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday convened a lease auction covering more than 110,000 acres in the Carolina Long Bay area. The sale totaled more than $300 million. The leases could enable development of an estimated 1.3 gigawatts of offshore wind energy.
In response to the conclusion of the lease sale, the BlueGreen Alliance released the a statement from Executive Director Jason Walsh.