DOE Touts Wind Power Outlook As DOI Eyes Eased Renewables Rules

August 31, 2021
Energy Department (DOE) officials are touting the prospects for a boom in deployment of on- and offshore wind energy projects that could aid the Biden administration’s climate goals, even as the Interior Department (DOI) is reportedly weighing regulatory changes to ease the build-out of renewables on federal lands. “Wind power capacity additions in the United States hit a new record in 2020,” says an Aug. 30 report about onshore wind by DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. Specifically,...

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