The Biden administration on Wednesday announced the planned construction of a wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island that will supply power to New York. The approval from the Interior Department paves the way for the country's second large-scale offshore wind farm after a similar project got underway in Massachusetts. The administration aims to put the U.S. on a path to generate 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, powering about 10 million homes. “We have no time to waste in cultivating and investing in a clean energy economy that can sustain us for generations,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said in a statement Wednesday. The approximately 130-megawatt project — located 19 miles southeast of Block Island, R.I., and 35 miles east of Montauk Point, N.Y. — will eventually power about 70,000 homes on Long Island and create more than 300 jobs, according to the Biden administration. The Interior Department said it adopted “a range of measures” to “avoid, minimize, . . . read the full article here.