Lease Information Map

Id Lease Area MW Anticipated Energy Procurement Project Name Map Acres Location Developer Status Website Info For Mariners Fisheries Liason
1 Block Island, RI 30 Rhode Island Block Island Wind Farm Block Island, RI 8,407 Offshore Rhode Island Ørsted US Offshore Wind Began operation December 2016 http://dwwind.com/project/block-island-wind-farm/ http://dwwind.com/information-for-mariners/biwf/ Rodney Avila
2 New York Bight Call Area N/A New York Bight Call Area 1,735,192 Four Call Areas in the New York Bight (Hudson South, Hudson North, Fairways South, and Fairways North), which include 222 whole OCS blocks and 172 partial blocks totaling approximately 2,047 square nautical miles. N/A Call for Information and Nominations on 4/11/18. Draft Wind Energy Areas issued in late November 2018, including BOEM’s primary recommendations and secondary recommendations for areas within the New York Bight Call Areas. http://www.boem.gov/NY-Bight/ N/A N/A
3 North Carolina Call Area N/A North Carolina Call Area 185,227 Two Call Areas offshore North Carolina (Wilmington East and Wilmington West) N/A Due to their proximity and shared attributes, have been coupled with the planning and leasing process for the South Carolina Call Areas. Call for Information and Nominations on 11/23/15. http://www.boem.gov/South-Carolina/ N/A N/A
4 OCS-A 0482 Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE I) OCS-A 0482 70,098 Offshore Delaware Ørsted US Offshore Wind and PSEG partnership Assignment of lease to Garden State Offshore Energy effective as of 12/20/16 http://dwwind.com/project/garden-state-offshore-energy/ N/A Rodney Avila / Kevin Wark
5 OCS-A 0483 Dominion OCS-A 0483 112,800 Offshore Virginia Dominion (lessee) SAP approved (10/12/17) N/A N/A N/A
6 OCS-A 0486 700 Revolution Wind OCS-A 0486 67,250 Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, a 50-50 joint venture SAP approved (10/12/17) http://dwwind.com/project/revolution-wind/ http://dwwind.com/information-for-mariners/revolution-wind/ Rodney Avila / John Williamson
7 OCS-A 0486 132 South Fork Wind Farm OCS-A 0486 11,387 (OCS-A 0486 is 97,498 acres in total) Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, a 50-50 joint venture COP submitted (June 29, 2018) http://dwwind.com/project/south-fork-wind-farm/ http://dwwind.com/information-for-mariners/sfwf/ Rodney Avila / Julia Prince
8 OCS-A 0490 1000 MD OREC for Phase I (~268 MW) MarWin OCS-A 0490 79,707 Offshore Maryland US Wind SAP approved (3/22/18) http://www.uswindinc.com/our-projects/ N/A TBD
9 OCS-A 0497 12 Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Project OCS-A 0497 2,135 Offshore Virginia Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) (lessee). Designated Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion) as lease operator and US Offshore Wind as developer. Approved Research Activities Plan (RAP) (3/24/16) http://www.dominionenergy.com/about-us/making-energy/renewable-generation/wind/coastal-virginia-offshore-wind N/A N/A
10 OCS-A 0498 Ocean Wind OCS-A 0498 160,480 Offshore New Jersey Ørsted US Offshore Wind SAP approved (5/16/18) http://oceanwind.com N/A Rodney Avila / Kevin Wark
11 OCS-A 0499 2500 Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind OCS-A 0499 183,353 Offshore New Jersey Shell New Energies LLC and EDF Renewables North America, 50-50 joint venture Transferred to Shell/EDF in December 2018. http://www.uswindinc.com/our-projects/ N/A N/A
12 OCS-A 0500 800 Bay State Wind OCS-A 0500 192,000 Offshore Massachusetts Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, a 50-50 joint venture SAP approved (6/29/17) http://baystatewind.com/ N/A Rodney Avila / John Williamson
13 OCS-A 0501 Current PPA for 800 MW Vineyard Wind OCS-A 0501 166,866 Offshore Massachusetts Vineyard Wind, 50 percent owned by Avangrid Renewables and 50 percent owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) SAP approved (5/10/18). BOEM published NOI in Federal Register on 12/7/18 for the DEIS for the COP. Public commented period ended 2/22/19, which included an extension of the 45-day period due to the federal government shutdown. http://www.vineyardwind.com/the-project/ N/A Crista Bank
14 OCS-A 0508 Kitty Hawk OCS-A 0508 122,405 Offshore North Carolina Avangrid Renewables Lease effective as of 11/1/17. BOEM projects the project will be operational around 2027. http://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/sustainability/innovation/offshorewind N/A N/A
15 OCS-A 0512 2000 Empire Wind & Boardwalk Wind OCS-A 0512 79,350 Offshore New York Equinor Wind US SAP approved (11/21/18) http://www.equinor.com/en/what-we-do/empirewind.html N/A Steve Drew, Elizabeth Marchetti, Wolfgang Rain – Sea Risk Solutions
16 OCS-A 0519 120 Skipjack Wind Farm OCS-A 0519 70,098 Offshore Delaware Ørsted US Offshore Wind (developer); Skipjack Offshore Energy (lessee) Assignment of southern portion of OCS-A 0482 to Skipjack Offshore Energy effective as of 6/12/18, which now carries the new lease number OCS-A 0519. http://dwwind.com/project/skipjack-wind-farm/ http://dwwind.com/information-for-mariners/sjwf/ Rodney Avila / Kevin Wark
17 OCS-A 0520 2000 TBD OCS-A 0520 128,811 Offshore Massachusetts Equinor Wind US Lease aquired 12/14/18 N/A N/A Steve Drew, Elizabeth Marchetti, Wolfgang Rain – Sea Risk Solutions
18 OCS-A 0521 Mayflower Wind Energy OCS-A 0521 127,388 Offshore Massachusetts Shell New Energies LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC, 50-50 joint venture Lease aquired 12/14/18 N/A N/A N/A
19 OCS-A 0522 Liberty Wind OCS-A 0522 132,370 Offshore Massachusetts Vineyard Wind, 50 percent owned by Avangrid Renewables and 50 percent owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) Lease aquired 12/14/18 N/A N/A N/A
20 South Carolina Call Area N/A South Carolina Call Area 855,791 Four Call Areas offshore South Carolina (Grand Strand, Cape Romain, Charleston, Winyah) N/A Call for Information and Nominations on 11/23/15 http://www.boem.gov/South-Carolina/ N/A N/A
21 OCS-A 0487 N/A OCS-A 0487 Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts Ørsted US Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A N/A
*South Fork Wind Farm is a subarea of OCS-A 0486. The area shown is based on information provided in the Construction and Operations Plan for South Fork Wind Farm provided on the BOEM website.
The map above is intended to be a general overview of offshore wind lease sites in the region. The information provided in this map is accurate to the best our knowledge and is subject to change. Site-specific details were obtained through project websites and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) websites related to state and/or project activities. All links are provided within the site details in the project information above. Project details have been confirmed through direct communication with lease site developers but should be confirmed on an individual site basis for specific information needs. Last updated March 15, 2019.