Wind Power

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Federal officials have started the permit process for what would be New York’s largest offshore wind project. The Sunrise Wind near eastern Long Island would create enough electricity to power up to 600,000 homes for a year.

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Electricity generated from wind turbines that are expected to deliver power to the Hamptons will go through the nation’s first offshore electrical substation.

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The fight against fossil fuel expansion in New England has a new front in Killingly, Connecticut. Climate activists want the state to reject a proposed natural gas plant there, which is tied to the company behind a controversial pipeline development currently underway in Minnesota and a recently completed natural gas line in New England.

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The Biden administration announced that it will not lease two offshore wind areas off the Hamptons. The leasing areas were controversial to eastern Long Island residents and the commercial fishing industry.

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President Joe Biden’s goal is to bring 30 gigawatts of offshore wind power online by the end of the decade. That aligns with the regional power grid’s plans to connect more clean energy to New England.