US to Hold Record Offshore Wind Auction Next Month in Clean Energy Push

Biden has pledged an "all-of-government" approach to fight global warming and decarbonize the U.S. electricity grid by 2035.

Nichola Groom, Reuters

President Joe Biden's administration plans to hold the U.S. government's biggest ever offshore wind auction next month for areas in waters off the coast of New York and New Jersey, part of a range of measures it unveiled to speed growth of clean energy, the administration said on Jan. 12.

"We're at an inflection point for domestic offshore wind energy development," Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said on a call with reporters. "We must seize this moment."

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