Maryland Offshore Wind Auction


Offshore Wind Turbines at SunsetLast month, Department of Interior (DOI) issued a press release to announce the nation's third offshore wind renewable energy auction. To access the press release, click here.

The auction will commence at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Aug. 19.  It will offer 80,000 acres offshore Maryland 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.

If a provisional winner has been identified prior to end of day, an announcement will be made as soon as possible.  If a winner has not been identified, the auction will continue the following day.