Over the next 15 years PJM Interconnection expects to add 100,000 megawatts of renewable power.
The fishing industry says the Biden administration is fast-tracking offshore wind development on an industrial scale at the expense of the environment and sustainable fisheries.
Critics say the proposal holds wind and solar to higher standards than natural gas, and could discourage development in the state.
Environmental groups cheered the plan, which calls for spending on everything from renewable energy to plugging old oil and gas wells that emit methane.
The Borough of Chambersburg’s council recently voted unanimously to enter into a 20-year power purchase agreement with Virginia-based Sun Tribe.