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Kitty Hawk South Offshore Wind Project

PERMITTING DASHBOARD PROJECT POSTING DATE: MAY 12, 2022

PROJECT WEBSITE: http://www.KittyHawkOffshore.com

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

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Renewable Energy Production

SECTOR
Renewable Energy Production

Project Category

CATEGORY
Project Category FAST-41 Covered Projects

Department of the Interior

LEAD AGENCY
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Other Agencies with Actions or Authorizations:

Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Department of the Army

Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers - Regulatory

Department of the Army

Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers - Civil Works

Department of the Interior

Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency

Description:

Update: In June 2022, the project name changed from Kitty Hawk Wind Project to Kitty Hawk South Wind Project to reflect the segmenting of the project.

Kitty Hawk Wind, LLC proposes to construct, own, and operate the Kitty Hawk South Offshore Wind Project. The Project will be located in the designated Renewable Energy Lease Area OCS-A 0508 (Lease Area). The Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf of Lease Area OCS-A 0508 was awarded through the BOEM competitive renewable energy lease auction of the Wind Energy Area offshore of North Carolina. The Lease Area covers 49,536 hectares (ha) and is located 44 kilometers (km) offshore of Corolla, North Carolina.

At this time, the Company is proposing to develop the Kitty Hawk South Offshore Wind Project in the eastern portion of the Lease Area (33,768 ha; referred to as the Wind Development Area), located approximately 61 km east of Corolla, North Carolina and approximately 54 km northeast of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. The offshore components of the Project, including the WTGs, offshore substations, and inter-array cables, will be located in federal waters within the Lease Area. The offshore export cable corridor will traverse both federal waters and state territorial waters of Virginia and/or North Carolina. Onshore Project components, including the export cable landfall location(s), onshore export and interconnection cables, and onshore electrical facilities, will be located in one or more of the following:

• City of Virginia Beach, Virginia;
• Dare County, North Carolina;
• Carteret County, North Carolina; and
• Craven County, North Carolina.

A COP for the Project, which includes detailed assessments of environmental, cultural, and historic resources, was submitted to BOEM on April 14, 2022.
Additional Project information is located at www.KittyHawkOffshore.com.

Permitting Timetable

The permitting timetable below displays data as reported by agencies. Dates for Environmental Review and Permitting processes (Actions) that are in 'Paused' or 'Planned' status are subject to change and are not indicative of a project's final schedule.

  • For information about extensions, select an Action from the timetable below and select 'View Action Details' at the bottom of the page.
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Overall Project Timetable
 
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Action Information

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