US Department of Interior Has Auctioned Off Kitty Hawk Offshore Area

Avangrid Renewables, LLC has been declared winner of the auction.

Official Press Release US DOI:

Interior Department Auctions Over 122,000 Acres Offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina for Wind Energy Development

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced the completion of the nation’s seventh competitive lease sale for renewable wind energy in federal waters. A Wind Energy Area of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina received the high bid of $9,066,650 from Avangrid Renewables, LLC, the provisional winner.

Also participating in the lease sale were Wind Future LLC, Statoil Wind US LLC, and wpd offshore Alpha LLC.  "The success of this  lease sale reflects the continued interest of coastal communities to develop their offshore energy resources," said Secretary Zinke. "Renewable energy, like offshore wind, is one tool in the all of the above... More

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