Offshore wind development could mean 847 jobs for South Carolina

By Michelle Froese With targeted investments and forward-looking policies, South Carolina could capitalize on the offshore wind industry to drive economic growth and support an annual average of 847 jobs through 2035. That’s according to The South Carolina Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Offshore Wind, a new report from the American Jobs Project in partnership with the Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies (BCCMWS) at Coastal Carolina University and BVG Associates.
The new South Carolina report offers strategies for the state to develop the projected $1.4 trillion advanced energy economy and related jobs with offshore wind.
“Jumpstarting South Carolina’s

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