BOEM Gulf of Maine Next Steps and Closing Remarks


BOEM held its Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022, 9-5 p.m. EDT.  The meeting was held virtually. 

The meeting focused on the following topics:

  • Commercial planning process for wind energy leasing in federal waters of the Gulf of Maine
  • State and federal perspectives on offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine
  • Framework approach for the first step in the commercial planning process - a Request for Interest (RFI)
  • Stakeholder engagement approach for the commercial planning process
  • State of Maine’s research lease application