Tag: DOI

California offshore auction receives more than $757m in winning bids

The US government has announced that California’s first auction of offshore wind construction rights received more than $757 million in winning bids, the majority of which came from European companies. The US Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) auctioned off five lease areas on the state’s Outer Continental Shelf, totaling 73,268 acres.

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US DOI grants permission for construction of key transmission project

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the development of the Ten West Link Transmission Line between Tonopah, Arizona and Blythe, California. The planned energy infrastructure project, which will include the construction of a 125-mile-long 500- kilovolt transmission line, will assist the two states develop future solar energy projects and storage resources.

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Duke, TotalEnergies emerge as winners in the US offshore wind auction

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced that TotalEnergies of France and Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N) of the US have been awarded offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coasts of North and South Carolina. The winning bids totalled $315 million, with Duke receiving $155 million and TotalEnergies receiving $160 million.

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