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Ecu companies dominate first public sale for California offshore wind rights (NYSE:EQNR)

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Ecu power firms led the bidding Wednesday within the U.S. executive’s first-ever public sale of offshore wind construction rights off the California coast, drawing $757M in successful bids.

The Inside Division’s Bureau of Ocean Power Control auctioned 5 rent spaces equivalent to a blended 373K acres off California’s north and central coasts; earlier federal offshore wind auctions had been for rentals in shallower waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

The successful bidders most commonly had been divisions of Ecu power firms already creating initiatives within the U.S. offshore wind marketplace, integrated Equinor (NYSE:EQNR); RWE (OTCPK:RWEOY); Copenhagen Infrastructure Companions; and Ocean Winds, a three way partnership between Engie (OTCPK:ENGIY) and EDP Renewables.

The provisional winners bid a median of $2,028/acre, neatly underneath the just about $9K/acre one of the identical firms paid previous this yr for rentals off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.

At the same time as California clamors for blank power, the Pacific initiatives face vital technological and regulatory demanding situations; the slowing international financial system and better rates of interest tied to emerging inflation additionally will have dampened call for.


Equinor (EQNR) is throwing off sturdy unfastened money waft, and its stocks are “robustly undervalued,” Michael Fitzsimmons writes in an research posted lately on In quest of Alpha.