The U.S. is on the cusp of an offshore wind energy boom. Why aren't energy companies capitalizing on it?

April 02, 2019

When it comes to wind energy, the United States is sitting on a gold mine, so to speak. "To me, this is like when oil was first discovered in the U.S.," says Jerome Hajjar, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University. It's a moment of untapped potential that, if harnessed properly, could transform the way the U.S. uses energy, he says.

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