6GW of offshore wind planned with more on the way

Offshore wind only generates 42 MW in the US

Wind turbines operate at Southwest Offshore Wind Farm in Buan, South Korea. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Developers plan to install more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity over the next seven years, with more likely on the way as the federal government will lease more areas to boost wind power. Most of the capacity is planned along the U.S. east coast, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest […]

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