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February 25 (Renewables Now) - The US Department of the Interior on Friday announced the names of the provisional winners of the New York Bight offshore wind sale, saying that the auction drew competitive winning bids from six companies totalling USD 4.37 billion (EUR 3.88bn).
The bidding process lasted 64 rounds across three days, attracting bids from 14 different parties. The Interior Department said in a statement that this ended up being “the nation’s highest-grossing competitive offshore energy lease sale in history, including oil and gas lease sales”.
The names of the provisional winners and the amount they offered are presented in the table below.
|Name||Lease Area||Acres||Capacity||Winning Bid|
|OW Ocean Winds East LLC||OCS-A 0537||71,522||868 MW||USD 765m|
|Attentive Energy LLC||OCS-A 0538||84,332||964 MW||USD 795m|
|Bight Wind Holdings LLC||OCS-A 0539||125,964||1.39 GW||USD 1.1bn|
|Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Bight LLC||OCS-A 0541||79,351||924 MW||USD 780m|
|Invenergy Wind Offshore LLC||OCS-A 0542||83,976||934 MW||USD 645m|
|Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind LLC||OCS-A 0544||43,056||523 MW||USD 285m|
(USD 1.0 = EUR 0.888)