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Trump Wants Offshore Drilling, but States Are Choosing Wind Energy

Scientific American ------------ Atlantic coast states might be protesting President Trump's plan to expand offshore oil drilling, but they're increasingly embracing a different kind of seaborne energy: wind. States bordering the outer continental shelf are looking for carbon-free electricity, even as the Trump administration rolls back rules requiring it. Last week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) announced that his state will aim for 3,500 megawatts of installed offshore wind by 2030, enough to power 1 million homes. Massachusetts has a goal to build 1,600 MW of offshore wind power by 2027, and New York has committed to 2,400 MW by 2030. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

Trump Wants Offshore Drilling, but States Are Choosing Wind Energy - Read More from Scientific American

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