2017-03-30
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/24334-us-governors-set-out-renewables-bid-to-trump

American Governors Want More Renewables

In an open letter several US Governors have pledged newly-elected President Donald Trump to strenghten renewable energy.

First - and so far only - US Offshore Wind Farm Block Island (Image: Deepwater Wind)First - and so far only - US Offshore Wind Farm Block Island (Image: Deepwater Wind)

Official Press Release GWSEC:

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US governors set out renewables bid to Trump

US governors set out renewables bid to Trump

GWSEC want to extend support for offshore wind beyond 2020

The Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition (GWSEC) has written to renewables opponent Donald Trump arguing the technologies’ importance and potential in the US.GWSEC is chaired by Gina Raimondo, governor of Rhode Island, the home state of the US’ first offshore wind project, Deepwater Wind’s 30MW Block Island site.”US wind facilities pay rural landowners $222 million a year, with more than $156 million going to landowners in areas with below-average incomes. In addition, $100 billion has been invested by companies in low-income counties, where some 70% of the nation’s wind farms are located,” the governors wrote  more

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GWSEC, Donald Trump, offshore, renewables, support
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