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BOEM Issues Draft Environmental Impact Analysis for Offshore Wind Area

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the release of the draft Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA) Environmental Assessment (EA) for public comment. The draft EA analyzed potential impacts from future commercial leasing and related site characterization and assessment activities within the Morro Bay WEA.

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BV to Certify First Offshore Wind Farm in Celtic Sea

Bureau Veritas (BV) has been selected to undertake the project certification of Erebus, the first offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea, in Wales, and one of the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. Located 44 km from the Pembrokeshire coastline in up to 75-m water depth, the Erebus project aims to be fully operational by 2026 and will deliver up to 100 MW of clean energy, powering 93,000 homes per year. 

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