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The United States will tender 5.6-7 GW of offshore wind leases in February 2022

13 Jan 2022

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a wind auction on 23 February 2022 for more than 80,000 acres (194,000 hectares) offshore New York and New Jersey (United States), in the area known as the New York Bight. The six leases areas offered in this tender could result in 5.6 to 7 GW of offshore wind capacity. The country aims to instal 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030. At the regional level, New York and New Jersey have set the target of installing 16 GW of offshore wind by 2035.

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