NOAA and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Sign New Interagency Agreement on Wind Energy Development

Block Island wind turbine construction.

Block Island wind turbine construction. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

Today, NOAA and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management signed an interagency memorandum to advance wind energy while protecting biodiversity and promoting cooperative ocean use. The new agreement underscores the agencies' commitment to responsibly deploy 30 gigawatts of wind energy production capacity in federal waters by 2030. It leverages the responsibilities, expertise, and relationships of both agencies to support this goal.

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