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Maryland sets 8.5GW offshore wind target

Maryland governor Wes Moore (pictured) has set a target of 8500MW of offshore wind being developed in the state’s waters.

Governor Moore announced that Maryland will aim to quadruple the amount of energy produced by offshore wind from the previous goal of about 2GW.

The governor said the state has plans to significantly increase its offshore wind output and prioritise wind energy partnerships, creating significant economic and job creation opportunities.
He also announced that the administration is working to establish new lease areas and strengthen the offshore wind supply chain in the state.

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