CORRECTION – New York announces 1.7 GW of offshore wind power

Published 21:47 on July 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:29 on July 22, 2019  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced the selection of two offshore wind power projects on Thursday to meet the state’s enhanced zero-carbon electricity goals, a move that could reduce future compliance obligations from the state in the northeast US RGGI cap-and-trade programme.

*A prior version of this story inaccurately listed the target year for the act’s goal of 9 GW of offshore wind capacity. That date is 2035.*

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