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The main reason I’m highlighting this is because its California. And if California ends up going in big on off-shore wind power – that’s going t0 be a great thing. For a first, the East Coast totally beat Cali to a renewable technology – with many GW of offshore in the plans in Mass, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and more – and of course with the U.S.’s first offshore plant at Block Island, Rhode Island.

A report from NREL put out the image below, suggesting California had greater than 17GW of realistic wind potential – while other suggest a potential of 200GW when considering up to 1000M of depth (and 1.5 TW in water deeper than 1,000M).

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By John Fitzgerald Weaver

John Fitzgerald Weaver is a solar developer; known digitally as the 'Commercial Solar Guy.' As a project developer and installer, he’s sold and managed 50+ solar projects, valued over $25 million, ranging in size from 5kW to 1500kW. He’s been involved in many aspects of the solar supply chain –- as a company founder, developer, project manager, manufacturer, permit runner, salesman, contractor and financier. In his free time he tries to get away and clear his mind by climbing mountains, or more regularly by enjoying an IPA or scotch, and really loves the strange connection between politics, energy, finance, and environment in the energy world.

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