AVANGRID Announcement of New York Bight Offshore Wind Auction

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 1/12/2022, Location: North America

AVANGRID, Inc. a leading sustainable energy company, released the following statement regarding the announcement that the Bureau of Energy and Ocean Management (BOEM) plans to hold an auction on February 23, 2022 for offshore wind lease areas in the New York Bight.

“As a leader in offshore wind, AVANGRID applauds the much anticipated announcement for a public auction for lease areas within the New York Bight,” said Dennis V. Arriola, CEO of AVANGRID. “Given our 4.9 GW off-shore wind project portfolio, we look forward to participating in this historic auction. We have a strong track record of developing projects that incorporate all stakeholders and community interests in a way that brings not only clean energy benefits, but also sustainable economic and societal benefits through project labor agreements, workforce and supply chain development, and marine mammal protections.”

About Avangrid Renewables Offshore Wind Portfolio
Vineyard Wind 1: a 50/50 joint venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and the first commercial scale U.S. Offshore Wind Project. The project began onshore construction last year and when completed will deliver 800 MW to Massachusetts customers.

Park City Wind: an 804 MW project that will deliver clean energy to Connecticut customers while revitalizing Bridgeport’s waterfront as home to the project’s office and transition piece staging and operations and maintenance port.

Commonwealth Wind: a groundbreaking 1232 MW project that will deliver clean energy to Massachusetts customers. The project supports historic economic development investments in the Commonwealth, including a tier I cable manufacturing facility and the Commonwealth’s second offshore wind port in Salem, MA.

Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind: a 2,500 MW development project off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia. The project can deliver clean energy to both states and has received its notice of intent to proceed with permitting from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.


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