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US to offer up to seven offshore wind leases by 2025

Government aims to fire up key renewables sector with increased certainty and transparency for potential developers

The US could auction off up to seven offshore wind leases by 2025, offering developers acreage in the Gulf of Maine, the New York Bight, the Central Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico as well as offshore the Carolinas, California and Oregon, according to US secretary of the interior Deb Haaland. “This timetable provides two crucial ingredients for success: increased certainty and transparency. Together, we will meet our clean energy goals while addressing the needs of other ocean users and potentially impacted communities,” says Haaland. The Biden administration has put offshore wind at the centre of its clean energy strategy, setting a goal of deploying 30GW by 2030. It has moved quickly to

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