States in the New England region of the US Northeast have issued an urgent plea for a massively upgraded, planned grid build-out able to handle up to 40GW of offshore wind off their coasts, warning the far smaller volume of projects already advancing have accounted for all the best connection points

New England is the birthplace of the US offshore wind sector, where the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut have already procured a combined 6GW and the US’ first fully permitted project, Vineyard