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Statoil and Shell battle for new US offshore wind project

Nine companies have been approved to bid on an area which is 50 percent larger than the area offered in last month's incredibly popular New York auction. Notably, Dong Energy is missing among the bidders.

Photo: Fred.Olsen Windcarrier

On March 16 at 9AM local time, the next major offshore wind auction will begin in the US. Nine companies have been pre-qualified to bid on the area Kitty Hawk with a total of 495 square kilometers off the US state North Carolina, writes the US Interior Department in a statement.

"Today's announcement demonstrates how our collaborative efforts with Federal, state and local partners over the past eight years have built a foundation to harness the enormous potential of offshore wind energy," says US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell.

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