Offshore Wind Rights


The Biden administration has committed to building and expanding American clean energy infrastructure including offshore wind. With wind farms built on the seas, however, how to sponsors obtain rights for their projects. We asked leading environmental law expert Prof. Michael Gerrard for the basics when it comes to obtaining offshore wind rights, key terms of leases, and the challenges related to laying underwater cable. Michael Gerrard is the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School and the founder and faculty director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.

 

Michael Gerrard is the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School and the founder and faculty director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.


Additional Resources

The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law: https://climate.law.columbia.edu/