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The U.S. is betting big on wind energy to meet its climate goals. This starts with Vineyard Wind, the nation's first major offshore wind farm (named for its proximity to Martha's Vineyard). The Biden administration and California also plan to bring offshore wind farming to the Pacific coast, but installing turbines there may prove even trickier. Plus, see how floating turbines of the future could use adjustable "tendons" to deal with choppy waves.

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    The stakes couldn’t be higher for America’s first major offshore wind farm

    The stakes couldn’t be higher for America’s first major offshore wind farm

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    CNN - Matt Egan

    New York CNN Business — A brand-new industry is launching in America — and its fate is inextricably linked to the success or failure of President Joe Biden’s ambitious climate agenda. The federal government this week gave the green light to Vineyard Wind, the nation’s first commercial scale offshore …

    How futuristic floating wind turbines might ride the waves

    How futuristic floating wind turbines might ride the waves

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    The Verge

    GE shared some new details today of a concept that might advance the development of futuristic floating wind farms. Floating turbines are engineering marvels — or nightmares, depending on how you see it — that could make massive swathes of deep ocean available to offshore wind development. Make …

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