New York

State Profile

New York’s combined Atlantic coast and Great Lakes offshore wind resource is 147 GW. The 2015 State Energy Plan lays out a goal of 50% renewable energy generation by 2050. The plan outlines the state's next steps in advancing offshore wind, including the formation of a regional collaborative. The state’s Coastal Management Program has specific siting criteria and calls for the protection of critical offshore habitats.

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New York State Submits Area of Consideration to BOEM New York State Energy and Research Development Authority Oct 2 2017
NYSERDA Completes Initial Data Collection in an Offshore Wind Area New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Aug 9 2017
Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo Letter to BOEM Regarding the NY Wind Energy Area State of Rhode Island Mar 2 2017
Long Island Power Authority Approves 20-year Contract with Deepwater Wind Long Island Power Authority Jan 25 2017
New York Governor Cuomo Proposes Development of up to 2.4 GW of offshore wind by 2030 New York State Jan 11 2017
Unsolicited Lease Request for Offshore New York US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 30 2016
Interior Department Auctions Over 79,000 acres offshore New York for Wind Energy Development US Department of Interior Dec 16 2016
NYSERDA RFP Seeks Offshore Wind Consultants NYSERDA Dec 14 2016
NYSERDA RFI on MetOcean Plan State of New York Nov 15 2016
New York offshore wind lease sale announced Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Oct 27 2016
NYSERDA Releases Blueprint for New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Sep 16 2016
Rhode Island Stakeholder Concerns Regarding the New York Wind Energy Area Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Jul 22 2016
DOI Proposes New York Offshore Wind Lease Sale U.S. Department of the Interior Jun 2 2016
New York State to Participate in Offshore Wind Lease Auction New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Jun 2 2016
Commercial Wind Energy Development Offshore New York Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Mar 16 2016
Deepwater ONE Press Release Regarding Energy Storage Deepwater Wind Dec 8 2015
RFI: Supplying New York City with Renewable Power Department of Citywide Administrative Services and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Jul 31 2015
2015 New York State Energy Plan NY State Energy Planning Board Jun 25 2015
New York Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Study Special Initiative on Offshore Wind Mar 10 2015
LIPA Resolution for the Purchase of Renewable Energy Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Dec 17 2014
Department of State Presentation on Offshore Wind Development New York Department of State Sep 1 2014
NYSERDA Offshore Wind Program Update NYSERDA Sep 1 2014
Great Lakes Offshore- Wind- Policy- Brief Great Lakes Policy Research Network Jul 1 2014
BOEM Call for Nominations to Lease Rights to Build New York Offshore Wind Projects Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 28 2014
Deepwater One LIPA Proposal press release Deepwater Wind Mar 26 2014
New York State Offshore Wind Regulations NYSERDA Jan 1 2014
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
Potential Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind Energy in the Great Lakes Great Lakes Wind Collaborative Oct 1 2013
New York State Department of State Offshore Atlantic Ocean Study New York State Jul 1 2013
Legal Process and Lessons from the Cape Wind Project Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal Jul 1 2013