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US moves toward first wind lease sale off California

Splash24/7 27 May 2022
The Biden administration has proposed auctioning five areas off the coast of California for offshore wind development, with the potential to unlock over 4.5 GW of energy that could power more than 1.5m homes. The first-ever proposal for an offshore wind lease sale on the US ...
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First-Ever California Offshore Wind Lease Sales Announced

The Maritime Executive 27 May 2022
BOEM has proposed auctioning nearly 380,000 acres for offshore wind development, which could generate at least 4.5 gigawatts (GW) of reliable, carbon-free power to help meet California’s goal of zero emissions by 2045 and the United States’ international climate objectives.
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BOEM Takes Key Step for First U.S. West Coast Offshore Wind Leases

The Maritime Executive 26 May 2022
It is the final step, seeking public comments, in the process before the auction date is set and it also marks a milestone for the floating offshore wind sector which will be used to develop these sites ... The bureau is also moving forward to develop the first offshore wind lease auction for the Gulf of Mexico.
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U.S. proposes offshore wind sale off California coast

Metro USA 26 May 2022
(Reuters) – The Biden administration on Thursday proposed auctioning five areas off the coast of California for offshore wind development, a critical milestone in expanding the nascent U.S ... The announcement comes on the heels of two successful auctions this year in Atlantic waters that, combined, generated more than $4.6 billion in high bids.
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U.S. proposes offshore wind auction for 5 areas off California

Reuters 26 May 2022
May 26 (Reuters) - The Biden administration on Thursday proposed to auction five areas in federal waters off the coast of California for offshore wind development.
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Totalenergies To Buy Stake In Us Wind And Solar Company In Green-energy Push | Mint

Live Mint 25 May 2022
TotalEnergies SE said it would buy a 50% stake in U.S. renewables company Clearway Energy Group, in a deal worth about $2.4 billion, the latest move by an oil major to expand in wind and solar power ... The company also recently won offshore-wind rights in an auction to develop part of a 110,000-acre site off the Carolinas in the U.S ... market.
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BlueFloat sets sights on Taiwanese floating wind

Splash24/7 24 May 2022
Spanish floating wind experts BlueFloat Energy has announced its first foray into Taiwanese offshore wind with a ... The company enters round three of the market auction in Taiwan, which has the ambition to add 15 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2035.
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Turning wind into power off the Wilmington coast could be a decade away

Star News 23 May 2022
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the Charlotte-based utility had won the auction for one of the two Brunswick County offshore lease sites ... Unique among offshore wind lease bids so far, the Brunswick County auction included a 20% credit for bidders that committed ...
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It’s time to call ‘malarkey’ on the ‘Putin price hike’ excuse

Press & Guide 23 May 2022
And right now, in the middle of an energy supply crisis, his administration is trying to cancel permits to drill oil and gas drilling permits that were approved by the prior administration, and “just last week…canceled long-scheduled offshore drilling auctions, killing new offshore exploration and production for the next several years.”.
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U.S. will propose new offshore oil and gas plan by June 30

Union Leader 20 May 2022
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will propose a new five-year plan for offshore oil and gas development by June 30, the date when the current plan expires, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said on Thursday ... The Interior department is required by law to produce a five-year schedule of offshore oil and gas auctions.
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Biden’s road to record-high gas prices may soon lead to rationing

New York Post 19 May 2022
It attempted to cancel oil and gas drilling permits the Trump administration had processed, and just last week it canceled long-scheduled offshore-drilling auctions, killing new offshore exploration and production for the next several years.
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Why America’s clean-energy industry is stuck

Economist 19 May 2022
America’s clean-energy bosses thought they would by now have more to celebrate ... In the three months after Mr Biden defeated Donald Trump, an index of clean-energy firms jumped by about 60% ... It is going bust ... \nPoliticians may create problems where things have been going well, as with auctions for seabed leases for offshore wind farms ... .
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Offshore wind faces shake-up as tenders abandon price-only criteria – report

Metro USA 18 May 2022
OSLO (Reuters) – A new set of factors beyond bidding price is gaining traction in global tenders to award licences for offshore wind farms and will determine the winners and losers in a highly competitive industry, a new report by energy research firm Wood Mackenzie shows.
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Offshore wind faces shake-up as tenders abandon price-only criteria - report

Reuters 18 May 2022
OSLO, May 18 (Reuters) - A new set of factors beyond bidding price is gaining traction in global tenders to award licences for offshore wind farms and will determine the winners and losers in a highly competitive industry, a new report by energy research firm Wood Mackenzie shows.
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US Interior Department cancels Gulf of Mexico, Alaska oil and gas lease sales

Splash24/7 17 May 2022
The US Department of the Interior last week cancelled three oil and gas lease auctions, two in the Gulf of Mexico (lease sales 259 and 261), one offshore Alaska in Cook Inlet (lease sale 258) ... cancellation will be inconsequential, given the current state of US offshore production.

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