Feds offer financial support for offshore wind farms

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The U.S. Department of the Interior has issued a news release announcing new funding opportunities for up to $50.5 million will be made available for projects that support offshore wind energy.

Four designated Wind Energy Areas offshore of the Mid-Atlantic states (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia) have been identified for use of environmental studies, large-scale planning and expedited approval in an effort to speed offshore wind energy development.

Click here for the press release with links to various fact sheets.

Click here for a report from USA Today.