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Our commitment to fisheries

We want to hear from you

Our communication objectives

Utilize the decades of experience of commercial and recreational fishermen to inform EnBW decision-making throughout project planning and development.

Deploy consistent and dependable communication throughout all phases of the project to the commercial and recreational fishing industries, including all fisheries research and data.

Identify safety concerns and improve safety for the commercial and recreational fishermen who transit through and fish within the wind farm areas and along the cable routes to shore.

Commit to fund and utilize the best available science and data and ensure that any conflicts with the fishing industries have been wholly considered and any identified impacts alleviated wherever feasible.

Minimize conflicts and set a process for resolving differences among the fishing communities and EnBW’s offshore wind development and operations.

Enhance awareness of the BOEM offshore wind permitting process to emphasize the opportunities for engagement that the recreational and commercial fishing industries will have throughout project planning, permitting, and development.

Frequently asked questions

What offshore wind projects is EnBW North America currently developing?

How is EnBW North America engaging and working together with the fisheries and maritime industries?

How can the fisheries and maritime industries get involved in the process?

Will fishing be allowed in the wind farm once construction is completed?

Will vessels be able to transit through EnBW North America’s wind farms?

Will there be contract opportunities for fishermen and vessel operators?

Will offshore wind need to comply with the Jones Act?

What will happen to the project when it’s ready for decommissioning?