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US Offshore Wind Power Big Expansion

US President Joe Biden To Open Up Offshore Wind Development                                                         Source:  Block Island Wind Farm, Rhode Island Much Greener US Power Mix US President Joe Biden announced today that he is greatly expanding the nation's offshore wind capacity to combat climate change.  Offshore wind power is a critical component of  Biden's goal of eventually reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions and providing 100% clean electricity by 2035.  He plans to generate 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power by 2030.  That would provide enough energy to power 10 million homes and eliminate 78 metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere every year. Wind Projects to Fight Climate Change & Create New Jobs President Biden intends to open new stretches of ocean areas to wind farm development, starting with the New York Bight in the waters off Long Island, New York.  He also intends to streamline the permitting process and provide billions of