New Bedford will benefit greatly from the legislation, with “increased high-paying jobs and workforce training initiatives; a procurement process that prioritizes economic development and diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a commitment to protect the fishing industry and coastal environment.” said state Rep. Antonio F.D. Cabral
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House rallying behind new supports for offshore wind industry
The bill would change how the state procures electricity, create new tax credits and incentives for offshore wind companies, impose new environmental and fishing-related requirements on offshore wind projects, encourage modernizing the electrical grid, and jumpstart training programs for offshore wind jobs.