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Representatives Rouzer, Ross Urge Biden Administration to Support North Carolina Offshore Wind
SEWC Statement, April 08, 2021

North Carolina delegation calls on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to finalize lease sales of wind energy areas off NC coast

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SEWC Statement on Biden-Harris Administration Offshore Wind Announcements
SEWC Statement, March 30, 2021

The Southeastern Wind Coalition (SEWC) issued the following statement after the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement of a national target for offshore wind development, that includes emphasis on expedited leasing, a domestic supply chain, and infrastructure development.

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N.C. Commerce Releases Offshore Wind Supply Chain and Infrastructure Study
SEWC Press Release, March 03, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Commerce published a report today, outlining the state’s existing infrastructure, manufacturing capabilities and recommendations for future actions to support the growth of the offshore wind industry in the state.

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SEWC Submits Comments to BOEM in Support of South Fork Wind
SEWC Update, February 15, 2021

The Coalition submitted formal comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this month in support of Ørsted & Eversource’s South Fork Wind project off the coast of New York. Our comments focused on urging the Bureau to expeditiously move through the permitting process, to provide certainty to developers and clarity throughout the supply chain in order to unlock the economic development potential of the industry.

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Poll: Broad Support Among North Carolinians for Offshore Wind, Transition to 100% Clean Energy
SEWC Press Release, January 13, 2021

A new poll released today shows broad public support for offshore wind, and 77% of North Carolina voters think the primary goal of North Carolina’s energy policy should be achieving 100% clean energy. The poll was commissioned by the Southeastern Wind Coalition and was conducted by Nexus Polling, the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication between Nov. 12-16, 2020.

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