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The Biden's Administration has its first large offshore wind farm, with more to come

The inauguration of America's inaugural commercial-scale offshore wind farm marks a watershed moment in the nation's fight against climate change. With the commissioning of the South Fork Wind project off the coast of New York, a significant stride has been taken towards a future powered by clean, renewable energy.

Led by Danish wind energy developer Ørsted and utility Eversource, this venture signifies not only a triumph for sustainable energy production but also sets the stage for a wave of similar endeavors. Governor Kathy Hochul's proclamation of "flipping the switch to turn on the future" encapsulates the transformative potential of this milestone.

The significance of achieving commercial scale in offshore wind energy cannot be overstated. It signals a paradigm shift in how we meet our energy needs, moving away from fossil fuels towards a greener, more sustainable future. Yet, this momentous occasion is merely the prelude to a larger narrative of ambition and urgency.



Experts emphasize the imperative of a substantial expansion of offshore wind projects to effectively combat climate change. Recognizing this urgency, the Biden administration has greenlit six commercial-scale offshore wind projects, with lease areas auctioned off the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico coasts. New York, in particular, has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to renewable energy, with plans to power over a million homes through additional offshore wind initiatives.

Governor Hochul's assertion that this is just the beginning resonates deeply. The completion of the South Fork Wind project underscores New York's determination to lead the charge in climate action. By harnessing the power of offshore wind, not only do we provide clean energy to thousands of homes, but we also safeguard the future for generations to come.

In essence, the inauguration of America's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm is more than just a technical achievement; it is a testament to our collective resolve to combat climate change. It serves as a beacon of hope, illuminating the path towards a more sustainable, resilient future for all.

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  • Ann Nyambura

    3 w

    It's a promising step forward in our fight against climate change.

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    • Gorffly mokua

      2 w

      @ann_nyambura_542 True! We need more of this..👏👏

    • winnie nguru

      3 w

      Commendable of Biden and his administration. I pray they keep at it

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      • George Kariuki

        4 w

        This is a HUGE win for the fight against climate change! The completion of the South Fork Wind project is a fantastic first step, but the plans for expansion sound even better! Love to see the Biden administration and states like NY taking charge on renewables. Let's keep this momentum going and build a cleaner, greener future for all!

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        • Edwin wangombe

          3 w

          @george_kariuki If Biden stays in leadership for the second term, much more will be achieved by making America green

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        • Rashid Kamau

          4 w

          The administration understands the assignment to bring positive outcomes in matter accelerating renewable energy sources.

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          • Edwin wangombe

            3 w

            @rashid_kamau I can only imagine how bad the situation will get if Trump gets back on the helm of America's leadership as he is more profit-oriented... all the efforts that Biden has put in place will be reversed

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          • mary Mwihaki

            4 w

            Good job to Biden's administration for such encouraging project

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            • Edwin wangombe

              3 w

              @mary_dosarah They deserve all the climate love they can get ... this administration has proven that it can transform America into a fossil-free country if given enough time

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            • Elizabeth Gathigia

              4 w

              Biden’s administration has shown great commitments towards transitioning to clean energy, and I believe with much more efforts,alot more will be achieved 💚

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              • Edwin wangombe

                3 w

                @elizbeth_gathigia I agree with you... With enough time, this administration can achieve a lot.

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                • Gorffly mokua

                  2 w

                  @elizbeth_gathigia Yes his commitments gives us hope, but still there is much they have to do...

                • Esther Wanjiku

                  4 w

                  The Biden admin is really working smart towards its clean energy projects. This is amazing !

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                  • Munene Mugambi

                    4 w

                    @esther_wanjiku_785 I feel they can cut on their fossil fuel spending and resources spent on non renewable energy but if they keep on this track, they'll be on the right direction. They can certainly do better, we all can

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                    • Edwin wangombe

                      3 w

                      @munene_mugambi I believe the commitment displayed by this administration is desirable... it will take time to get rid of fossil fuels completely but the dedication counts... we should give them their flowers

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                      • Edwin wangombe

                        3 w

                        @esther_wanjiku_785 I also commend them for the good work they are doing... I hope they clinch a second term so that they can make America great again

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                        • Gorffly mokua

                          2 w

                          @esther_wanjiku_785 But not hard enough!!

                        • Sarah Chabane

                          4 w

                          Better late than never I guess!

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                          • Edwin wangombe

                            3 w

                            @sarah_chabane_874 Yes,,, definitely this will have a significant amount of effect on the fight against fossil fuels

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                          • Munene Mugambi

                            4 w

                            It may have taken time and we surely feel they can do more and better but it is here and we do encourage them to take such proactive measures in future to ensure such projects are mainstream

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                            • Edwin wangombe

                              4 w

                              @munene_mugambi I agree with you it's time we start treating climate change as an emergency and have working timelines that will enable the accomplishment of projects within a given time frame so that they can start serving their purpose ASAP

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                            • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

                              4 w

                              Good job @POTUS.Your sustained war against climate change is incredible.I am optimistic that you will clinch a second term to do more and more.

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                              • Edwin wangombe

                                3 w

                                @rukia_ahmed_abdi I also pray for the same... Biden and his administration have proven to care for the interest of the people and the environment they deserve a second term

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