“BOEM should seize on the momentum from a New York Bight lease auction and issue a reliable inventory of regularly scheduled offshore wind auctions, along with the ability to develop those resources. It has been more than two years since the most recent offshore wind lease auction. A regular and predictable offshore lease schedule is critical to maintain the level of certainty that wind developers need as they plan substantial investments into the American offshore.
“NOIA thanks Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-4) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) for their leadership within Congress and with the Administration in advancing new wind opportunities. NOIA and NOIA members will continue to work to advance our offshore wind industry.”
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) represents and advances a dynamic and growing offshore energy industry, providing solutions that support communities and protect our workers, the public and our environment.