Wind power

America has an almost unlimited resource of wind blowing off our coasts and across our lands, and we can use it to power more of our lives.

Wind power is a key ingredient for a clean and renewable energy future. It’s a huge new harvest from America’s fields, farms and coasts. America produced enough wind energy to power 35 million typical homes in 2021 – 2.7 times as much wind energy as in 2012.

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Texas leads the nation in installed wind power capacity.

In 2021, the Lone Star State produced enough electricity from wind to power more than 9 million average U.S. households.

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Statement: Biden-Harris administration advances offshore wind leasing on Atlantic, Pacific coasts

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Statement: Biden-Harris administration advances offshore wind leasing on Atlantic, Pacific coasts

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published Wednesday two separate Calls for Information and Nominations for suitable areas for possible offshore wind leases off the coast of Oregon and in the Central Atlantic.

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Statement: Secretary Haaland outlines bold plan for offshore wind leasing

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Statement: Secretary Haaland outlines bold plan for offshore wind leasing

In an effort to meet the Biden administration’s goal to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced a plan Wednesday for new offshore wind leasing. Under the plan, the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) could hold as many as seven new lease sales in the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf coasts by 2025. 

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