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'We are at an inflection point': US opens New York Bight to gigascale offshore wind build

First sector lease sale under Biden administrations – and biggest single tender yet –opens way to development of some 7GW of plant in waters off New Jersey and New York

12 January 2022 16:31 GMT Updated  13 January 2022 19:24 GMT