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Biden promises action on climate change during event at former coal plant

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Biden promises action on climate change during event at former coal plant

President Joe Biden took his campaign to slow down climate change and speed up our transition to clean energy to the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant on Wednesday. Brayton Point is now becoming a hub for the development and production of offshore wind technology. During the visit, he announced a new program to develop offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time and indicated that his administration would propose additional executive actions to tackle climate change in the coming days. 

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Offshore wind in California- going bigger?

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Offshore wind in California- going bigger?

Today, the California Energy Commission held a meeting to take feedback on a possible revised offshore wind plan. The overwhelming majority of comments they recieved on offshore wind encouraged them to go bigger than their draft goal. Here are comments Dan Jacobson delivered at the meeting

Going big on offshore wind with big ads and big posters

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Going big on offshore wind with big ads and big posters

Today the California Energy Commission had planned to adopt their draft goal for 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and 10-15GW by 2045, with a potential for going to 20GW by 2050. We have been organizing to push for an even more ambitious goal of 20GW by 2045. We turned out to the meeting with a blown up copy of the full page ad we ran in the SF Chronicle this week, turned in comments from over 1300 Californians and spoke passionately about why we need to go even bigger. The commission took the item off the consent agenda and we are hopeful this indicates their willingness to up the goal!  Here is my testimony:

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