While the draft areas released by BOEM are significantly smaller than the initial call areas, the draft would still see large areas open for wind energy development. The map outlines the draft areas. In dark green are the primary recommendations which, according to the agency, present the least amount of conflict with a potential offshore wind development. The light green are the secondary recommendations which are slightly more conflicted areas, where BOEM will seek additional information.
|Draft Wind Energy Areas published by BOEM|