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Governor Baker's administration focuses third bid on environmental justice, diversity, equality, and inclusion.
In this third round, the state will solicit projects up to 1600 megawatts, double the previous bid - with a goal of achieving 15,000 megawatts by 2050.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration. Net Generation from Wind. Updated Annually.
Direct Employment - Manufacturing, transportation, construction, and maintenance
Tax Revenue - $7,000/megawatt of capacity is common
Reduced Energy Costs - Some neighborhoods received free electricity in Texas
Source: Miriam Wasser of WUBUR, WindExchange.Energy.gov, Energy Information Administration
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