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World Hydrogen Leader , Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

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Mayor of the City of New York Bill de Blasio and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) have revealed a 15-year USD 191 million (around EUR 162 million) Offshore Wind Vision (OSW) plan to make New York City a leading destination fo


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Matt Chester on Sep 27, 2021

The USD 191 million offshore wind investment will put New York City on the path to create over 13,000 jobs and generate USD 1.3 billion in average annual investment, ensure 40 per cent of job and investment benefits are directed toward women, minorities, and environmental justice communities and reduce 34.5 million tons of CO2 which is the equivalent of removing nearly 500,000 cars from roadways for 15 years, NYCEDC said.

I knew NY state was positioning itself to be the nationwide leader in offshore wind, but would all these jobs really be created in NYC proper? That's really interesting and could have some compelling impacts on how offshore wind is treated and viewed elsewhere on the coasts. 

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