For Immediate Release: December 5, 2023

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – As part of its clean energy leadership, California Energy Commission Chair David Hochschild announced at the COP 28 climate conference in Dubai that California has joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA), whose members collectively seek to build 380 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030.

The State of California previously set a target of building up to 5 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030 and 25 GW by 2045 as part of its transition to 100 percent clean electricity. Worldwide, installed offshore wind capacity totaled 65 GW in 2022, according to GOWA.

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