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Biden administration reveals plans for seven new offshore wind farms

The announcement was made during a speech at the American Clean Power’s Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition in Boston, Massachusetts, and supports the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to deploy 30GW of offshore wind energy by 2030.

Wind leasing is planned for the Gulf of Maine, New York Bight, Central Atlantic, and the Gulf of Mexico, as well as offshore the Carolinas, California, and Oregon.

“The Interior Department is laying out an ambitious roadmap as we advance the Administration’s plans to confront climate change, create good-paying jobs, and accelerate the nation’s transition to a cleaner energy future,” said Secretary Haaland.

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