When it comes to big business, renewable energy is one of the forerunning industries that continues to develop and implement massive new project. These projects continue to generate revenue, jobs, and pave the path to a sustainable future.
Cities and governments all over the world are making huge strides towards cleaner and cheaper energy for their citizens. This not only benefits everyone through reduced pollution but also benefits the surrounding communities.
These massive undertakings also serve to show the rapidly changing stance on the way we generate energy. This is exactly the case with New York’s new plan for a massive offshore wind farms.
This new development is a $6 billion offshore wind project off the coast of Long Island which will be completed by 2028; it is predicted this will bring 5,000 jobs to the state. The plan will provide enough energy to power 1.2 million homes. This is all part of New York’s Clean Energy Standard, which requires 50% of the state’s electricity come from renewable sources like solar and wind.
This is a direct stance against traditional dirty energy sources and shows that the way we interact with our energy is changing! It is a fantastic time to be a part of the clean energy sector.