Massachusetts Offshore Wind Auction

Release Date


In November 2014, Department of Interior (DOI) issued a press release to announce the nation's fourth offshore wind renewable energy auction. To access the press release, click here.

The auction will commence at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time tomorrow (Jan. 29, 2015). It will offer 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing.

To check the status of the auction go to BOEM's website by clicking here. The website will be updated throughout the day. We plan to announce the provisional winner(s) shortly after the end of the lease sale.