This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-BQ625B

Local benefit requirement for offshore wind procurement in the United States

in United States

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK offshore wind energy service providers, engineering firms and consultancies bidding for work in the United States. State governments lead on the procurement of offshore wind projects and often attach local economic benefit or content requirements to their tenders.

This can be resolved by UK firms setting up a presence in the United States. Joint ventures are another potential avenue.

Sectors affected

  • Energy



Date reported

12 August 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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