Offshore wind has the potential to deliver large amounts of clean, renewable energy to fulfill the electrical needs of cities along U.S. coastlines.

According to the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, here are the Top 10 things to know about offshore wind energy:

  1. Offshore Wind Resources Are Abundant
  2. Offshore Wind Turbines Can Be Extremely Tall
  3. Offshore Wind Components Are Getting Larger
  4. The U.S. Offshore Wind Industry is Ready for Takeoff
  5. Offshore Wind Farms Use Undersea Cables to Transmit Electricity to the Grid
  6. The Majority of U.S. Offshore Wind Resources Are in Deep Waters
  7. Offshore Wind Turbines Can Float
  8. Offshore Wind is Right on Time
  9. Offshore Wind Resources are Near Most Americans
  10. Offshore Wind is Here in America

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