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North Carolina sets an 8GW offshore wind target for 2040

North Carolina has set development targets for offshore wind. The state plans to set up 2.8 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and 8 GW by 2040. These targets were set under an executive order issued by Governor Roy Cooper highlighting North Carolina’s commitment to offshore wind power as the state transitions to a clean energy economy. Achieving these goals is expected to power roughly 2.3 million homes by 2040.

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