• Biden administration plans for offshore wind everywhere

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / An offshore wind farm under construction.
    Shortly after taking office, President Joe Biden announced a major effort to jump-start the offshore wind industry in the US, with the stated goal of going from roughly zero to 30 GW of capacity before the decade is over. To that end, the Biden administration has given final approval to Vineyard Wind near Massachusetts and has been involved with three large wind projects that will be sited off New Jersey.
    But even with the massive size of those projects, the US would be left with about 4 GW of offshore wind-nowhere close to the 30 GW...
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