The recently issued request for proposals is a “signal to the offshore wind industry that North Carolina is open for business,” one observer said.
Only two states added more wind capacity than Illinois in 2019, while Indiana saw growth despite a lack of incentives.
Low-income populations and people of color were largely left out of Massachusetts’ biotechnology and cannabis booms.
The wind and fishing industries need to communicate “early and often” to avoid disputes and delays, stakeholders say.
Renewable energy comes with tremendous opportunities as well as challenges, writes Scott Coenen of the Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum.