President Joe Biden at a meeting with states who are part of a partnership to increase offshore wind, on June 23, 2022 in Washington, DC. Credit: Drew Angerer / Getty 

The Biden administration is teaming up with 11 East Coast states to boost offshore wind energy. 

The new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership will bolster President Joe Biden’s goal of creating 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030. This will generate 77,000 new jobs and power 10 million homes while working towards the administration’s plan to fight the climate crisis by getting the nation’s power sector to net zero by 2035. 

“The partnership will support efforts to provide Americans with cleaner and cheaper energy, create good-paying jobs, and make historic investments in new American energy supply chains, manufacturing, shipbuilding, and servicing,” the White House said in a statement Thursday. 

The new partnership was launched with a White House gathering, also on Thursday, between Biden, administration officials like Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, labor and wind industry leaders and governors from the participating states, as AP News reported. 

“Together we’re stepping up. We’re about to build a better America,″ Biden […]

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