Public Seminar On Maryland Wind Lease Sale

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As part of the Obama Administration's Climate Action Plan to move our economy toward domestic clean energy sources, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has scheduled a public seminar in Baltimore, Maryland to provide an overview of its proposed auction format for a renewable energy competitive lease sale in federal waters offshore Maryland.

The seminar will also explain auction rules and demonstrate the auction process through meaningful examples. Throughout the seminar, there will be opportunity for comments and questions regarding the Proposed Sale Notice and the proposed lease sale offshore Maryland.

Potential bidders and other interested stakeholders are highly encouraged to attend.  Information regarding the seminar is provided below:

Jan 24, 2014
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Johns Hopkins University
Homewood Campus
Hodson Hall, Room 210
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218 


On Dec. 17, 2013, BOEM announced the publication of a Proposed Sale Notice in the Federal Register, which requests public comment on BOEM's proposal to auction two lease areas offshore Maryland for commercial wind energy development.   

The 60-day public comment period ends on Feb. 18, 2014. Comments received or postmarked by that date will be made available to the public and considered prior to the publication of the Final Sale Notice. 

For additional details and agenda regarding the Maryland public seminar, click here.