NRG Gets Lease For 450-MW Del. Offshore Wind Project

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 3:05 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior on Tuesday agreed to lease nearly 100,000 acres off the Delaware coast for an NRG Energy Inc. unit's 450-megawatt wind farm, the first such agreement under an agency initiative to kick-start wind power projects in the Atlantic Ocean.

According to the announcement by the DOI and its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, NRG Bluewater Wind Delaware LLC will have the exclusive right to develop its Mid-Atlantic Wind Park project on the land, which is about 11 nautical miles from the...
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