Ocean Winds East awarded lease area in New York Bight Offshore Wind Energy Auction

BOSTON, MA AND NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 25, 2022, – Ocean Winds East, LLC (“OW East”), today announced that it was named the winning bidder of a 71,522-acre or 289.4-km² area (OCS- A 0537) lease off the coast of New York/New Jersey, setting the stage for development of a state-of-the-art offshore wind power project. The lease area was awarded in an auction of six offshore sites by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)’s “New York Bight” program. OW East is a partnership between Ocean Winds, an international offshore wind energy company created by EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE (50:50) and New York-based Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent infrastructure fund manager.