Offshore wind can be economic boost for South Carolina

The study, funded with a US Energy Department grant and prepared for the South Carolina Energy Office , estimates the wind farm built between 2016 and 2025 would also generate $1.96bn in wages over that period, and $616.2m in combined state and local government revenue.

“Wind energy products and services represent an area of economic opportunity for South Carolina and its people,” the authors say. They are Elizabeth Colbert-Busch at Clemson University’s Restoration Institute , and Robert Carey and Ellen Weeks Saltzman at its Strom Thurmond Institute.

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