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An offshore wind turbine floating on a yellow foundation.

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy

Under conditions that foster offshore wind utilization, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the technical resource potential for U.S. offshore wind is more than 4,200 gigawatts of capacity, or 13,500 terawatt-hours per year of generation.

A vehicle driving through a flooded street.

Flood Safety Tips From the CDC

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than any other hazard related to hurricanes and thunderstorms. The most common flood deaths occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water.