US sets ‘game changer’ 15GW floating offshore wind goal

US president Joe Biden’s administration has set a goal of 15GW of floating offshore wind capacity by 2035. It has also launched a scheme that aims to reduce the costs of floating offshore wind technologies by more than 70% by 2035, to $45/MWh.

by Ros Davidson
US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm described the 15GW goal as “audacious” (pic credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm described the 15GW goal as “audacious” (pic credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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