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His name was William G. Pollard.
His nickname was “The Atomic Deacon.”
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Worldwide growth in the offshore wind industry has been astonishing. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the 11.8 gigawatts of offshore wind power the world is expected to have by the end of 2015 will grow to more than 47 gigawatts by 2020.
But so far the global boom in offshore wind power has bypassed the United States.
But the truth is that the U.S. has an incredible 4.223 terawatts of offshore wind power potential, including 50 gigawatts from Lake Erie itself. That's four times as much power-generation capacity as the U.S. currently has installed.
Yet only one commercial-scale offshore wind project has so far been successful enough to begin construction.