Biden To Hold Wind Power Auction Off New York, New Jersey Coast

1/13/2022 12:15:00 AM

The auction comes after the administration announced a flurry of clean energy actions Wednesday.

The auction comes after the administration announced a flurry of clean energy actions Wednesday.

The auction comes after the administration announced a flurry of clean energy actions Wednesday.

Matthew Daly and Mike Catalini 01/12/2022 02:26pm EST This photo from Aug.The Biden administration is pushing ahead with plans to harness wind energy off the coasts of New York and New Jersey, detailing in a Wednesday release an upcoming record-sized lease sale for the projects.SALT LAKE CITY — According to officials, 495 people in Utah are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is now at 8,975 per day..

15, 2016, shows offshore wind turbines near Block Island, R.I.For now, wind energy is the source of just over 8% of total U.The Biden administration said Wednesday it will hold its first offshore wind auction next month, offering nearly 500,000 acres off the coast of New York and New Jersey for wind energy projects that could produce enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes.and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of"tests over tests" is 24.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) Michael Dwyer via AP TRENTON, N.electricity generation, which lately has greatly relied on natural gas.J.Among the details under debate are how exactly the government would make the masks available, as well as how to ensure that stockpiling supplies to give out to the public does not create mask shortages for hospitals and other health providers.

(AP) — The Biden administration said Wednesday it will hold its first offshore wind auction next month, offering nearly 500,000 acres off the coast of New York and New Jersey for wind energy projects that could produce enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes.72% made up about 43% of electricity generation from renewable energy in 2020, the latest year for complete data, the Energy Information Administration says."In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 16.Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said the Feb.23 auction in the New York Bight region will allow offshore wind developers to bid on six lease areas, the most ever offered in an auction for offshore wind and wind energy projects.S.Advertisement “The Biden-Harris administration has made tackling the climate crisis a centerpiece of our agenda, and offshore wind opportunities like the New York Bight present a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fight climate change and create good-paying, union jobs in the United States,” Haaland said.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people," UDOH reports.The auction comes after the administration announced a flurry of clean energy actions Wednesday, such as steps to speed up reviews of clean energy projects on public lands, including solar, onshore wind and geothermal energy.S.A senior administration official argued an effort to send N95 or KN95 masks to Americans would make little difference because "half the country won't wear any mask.

The Interior Department has approved 18 onshore projects during Biden’s first year in office.The projects are set to deliver more than 4 gigawatts of clean energy.The White House says the sale is a record because it is the “most lease areas ever offered.2 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.The administration also said it is accelerating the deployment of new transmission lines, as enabled by the new bipartisan infrastructure law, to make the grid more reliable and resilient in the face of intensifying extreme weather.Last year was the deadliest weather year for the contiguous United States since 2011, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday.Read: Earth-saving promises in ESG fund prospectuses aren’t all that green: report As this announcement rolls out, the Biden administration and leading Democrats continue to try to push through a broad spending package, known as Build Back Better, that contains several climate-change provisions and is meant to piggy back with infrastructure spending and executive orders aimed at electrifying the government vehicle fleet and backing more conversions to solar and wind power.A total of 688 people died in 20 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters that cost a combined $145 billion, the agency said.CDC declined to comment when asked about the report.

President Joe Biden has set a goal to install 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030, generating enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes.Joe Manchin of West Virginia, has held up passage in a tightly divided Senate.The administration has approved the nation’s first two commercial-scale offshore wind projects in federal waters: the 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project off the Massachusetts coast and the 130-megawatt South Fork wind farm near New York’s Long Island.Advertisement Haaland has said the Interior Department hopes to conduct as many as seven offshore wind lease sales by 2025, including the New York Bight and sales offshore in the Carolinas and California later this year.S.Democratic Govs.Kathy Hochul of New York and Phil Murphy of New Jersey hailed the New York Bight lease sale, saying it would help their states chart an ambitious path toward a clean energy economy.59%, nuclear and more.” Yet amid heightened concern over the strain on hospitals and disruption of essential services, the case for sending higher quality masks to Americans has become particularly acute during the Omicron wave, according to Abraar Karan, an infectious diseases fellow at Stanford University.

The projects there could produce up to 7 gigawatts of electricity.“Today’s milestone further highlights New York’s commitment to reaching its offshore wind goals,″ Hochul said in a statement.Read: Clean-energy jobs split nearly equally between Republican, Democratic districts — this shows where the most jobs are The White House on Wednesday also provided an update on other clean-energy efforts, mostly that had been funded via the infrastructure bill passed last year or pandemic-related economic relief funds.“Offshore wind holds the tremendous promise for our future in terms of climate change, economic growth and job creation,” Murphy added.“New Jersey is already committed to creating nearly one-quarter of the nation’s offshore wind-generation market and these transformative projects are proof that climate action can drive investments in infrastructure and manufacturing while creating good-paying, union jobs..″ Advertisement The decision to move forward with the lease comes after commercial fisheries and other stakeholders weighed in, resulting in a reduction of the size of the lease area by 72%, according to the Interior Department.

The closest distance to New Jersey among the parcels is 27 nautical miles offshore, while the nearest to New York is 20 nautical miles away, the department said.The project carries several stipulations, including the requirement of project labor agreements and planned incentives for using components like blades, turbines and foundations made in the United States.——.

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Biden pushing wind power off New York and New Jersey in record lease offeringFor now, wind energy is the source of just over 8% of total U.S. electricity generation, which lately has greatly relied on natural gas. The upcoming Northeast lease sale is projected to generate up to 7 gigawatts of energy and power 2 million homes. 8% isn't even enough for bitcoin mining

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