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Proactive offshore wind transmission planning could save billions, report finds

The U.S. has ambitious goals to generate clean energy from offshore wind farms. But inadequate or non-existent transmission infrastructure remains a well-known hurdle to achieving those targets.

Proactive and collaborative transmission planning to support offshore wind development in the coming decades could save at least $20 billion and reduce environmental and community impacts by 50%, according to a new report conducted by the Brattle Group on behalf of clean energy advocacy organizations.

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