US energy officials release strategy to boost offshore wind
- Mar 29, 2023 5:50 pm GMT
The Biden administration wants to build 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 — enough to power more than 10 million homes. The turbines would be anchored to the seafloor. It wants to deploy another 15 gigawatts of floating wind turbines by 2035, enough to power 5 million homes. The first commercial scale offshore wind project in
Capturing the power of strong wind does not contribute to climate change and can enable the shutdown of power plants that operate on combustion and do pollute, reducing the emissions that are causing the climate to change.
With its Offshore Wind Energy Strategy,
The administration is attempting to lower the cost of fixed offshore wind by 30%, down to
To achieve all this,
“Our hope is that this outlines a really powerful contribution to advancing offshore wind in the United States,” she said. _______
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