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California Sets Ambitious Goal to Get Power From Offshore Wind

Offshore Wind Farm In The Southwest Sea
Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

California set an ambitious target to develop offshore wind, a key part of the state’s plan to get all its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2045. 

The Golden State will seek to install as much as 5 gigawatts of turbines off the Pacific coast by 2030, and as much as 25 gigawatts by 2045, under a plan approved unanimously Wednesday by the California Energy Commission