East Coast of U.S. emerges as frontrunner in offshore wind race

Turbines built on the Atlantic coast could generate four times the amount of electricity that the region consumes.

. . . . Offshore wind, and its potential to supply 90% of the U.S.’s electricity demand, is emerging as a viable route for the U.S. to reach its most aggressive climate goals, according to a report from Environment America. The report points to the Atlantic coast as the country’s highest-potential location for turbines, as East Coast states co…

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