For offshore wind aspirations to become reality, transmission hurdles must be cleared

Coastal states are setting wind and energy targets as they seek to capture clean energy and potentially big economic impacts

By: - October 17, 2022 5:30 am

The Oregon Department of Energy is studying the potential to build floating, deep-water offshore wind turbines along the state’s southwest coast. (Axel Schmidt/Getty Images)

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Robert Zullo
Robert Zullo

Robert Zullo is a national energy reporter based in southern Illinois focusing on renewable power and the electric grid. Robert joined States Newsroom in 2018 as the founding editor of the Virginia Mercury. Before that, he spent 13 years as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. He has a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He grew up in Miami, Fla., and central New Jersey. Reach Robert Zullo at [email protected]