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US set to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement under Biden

US set to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement under Biden

US president Joe Biden’s rhetoric around wind contrasts sharply with the outgoing Donald Trump, who claimed wind turbines drive down house prices, kill birds and cause cancer

RWE sells further stakes in Texas portfolio

RWE sells further stakes in Texas portfolio

As part of a global reboot, German developer RWE has pressed ahead with its divestment of 207MW of onshore wind capacity in Texas to UK investment manager Greencoat

Massachusetts governor vetoes higher offshore wind target

Massachusetts governor vetoes higher offshore wind target

A climate bill that would have raised the state’s offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW has been stymied by the governor on the grounds that cutting emissions by an extra 5% in the next ten years would cost $6 billion

Equinor and BP victorious in New York offshore wind tender

Equinor and BP victorious in New York offshore wind tender

Equinor and BP have been selected to build nearly 2.5GW of offshore wind off the coast of New York, taking the US state’s total offshore commitments with the energy giants to 3.3GW

Wind to contribute 30% of new US capacity this year despite sharp drop

Wind to contribute 30% of new US capacity this year despite sharp drop

Even though new wind power additions are expected to fall sharply in 2021, wind will still account for a third of total new US generating capacity this year, government data suggest

Massachusetts to increase offshore wind target

Massachusetts to increase offshore wind target

A new Massachusetts bill would raise its offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW