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A rising tide for renewable energy: First-ever California offshore wind auction nets $757M

THE FIRST-EVER auction for leases to build massive wind farms off California’s coast netted final bids of $757.1 million Tuesday, signaling the beginning of a competitive market for a new industry producing carbon-free electricity.  The auction — the first on the West Coast — included five sites about 20 miles off Morro Bay and Humboldt County, totaling 583 square […]