The implementation of this fresh strength systems across the nation has advanced thanks to the first offshore wind bid in the Gulf of Mexico. The winning$ 5.6 million offer has the potential to create hundreds of new jobs and provide fresh, non-polluting energy sources for 435, 000 homes.
The first offshore wind contract auction in the Gulf of Mexico” opens the door for an power transformation that will lessen and handle the effects of climate change that the area is now experiencing.” According to Helen Rose Patterson, top campaign manager for offshore wind energy at the National Wildlife Federation, Gulf residents have the chance to contribute to the development of an energy program that not only produces clean energy but also constantly works to repair the harms it has caused to our communities and environment. ” We are pleased to have collaborated with BOEM throughout the process, and we commend their strategy for attempting to prevent animals effects. We also look forward to continuing to influence responsible development.” To ensure that the laws are in place to support this expanding market and take advantage of the economic opportunities it will take our place, we even look forward to working with decision-makers in Louisiana and Texas.
The lease’s provisional winner, RWE Offshore US Gulf, LLC, will make investments totaling more than$ 860,000 for workforce development and the development of a domestic supply chain, as well as$ 430,000 for the fisheries mitigation fund.