Biden Team Unveils 2030 Offshore Wind Goal To Aid Climate, Economy

March 29, 2021
The Biden administration is hoping to usher in a major boom in the offshore wind sector along the East Coast, announcing a new priority area for such projects as well as a deployment target for the non-emitting power technology that it hopes will help meet climate change and economic development goals. The Interior Department (DOI) and several other agencies on March 29 announced a target of deploying 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, “while protecting biodiversity and promoting...

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