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Winds of Change: 6 Companies Bid Record $4.37B for Offshore Leases in New York, New Jersey

ELIZABETH WEISE / USA TODAY – Six companies have agreed to pay a record-breaking $4.37 billion for the right to build wind turbines more than three miles off the coasts of New York and New Jersey, a major milestone for U.S. renewable energy efforts.

The Department of the Interior’s three-day auction ended Friday and was the highest-grossing energy auction in U.S. history, including oil and gas leases …