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  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the State Department of Public Service to design and enact a new Clean Energy Standard mandating that 50 percent of all electricity consumed in New York by 2030 result from clean and renewable energy sources. The Clean Energy Standard is part of Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) project […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for a procurement of at least 800MW of offshore wind power between two solicitations to be issued in 2018 and 2019.

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed a three-week open house tour about the state’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind. NYSERDA presented details on the 816MW Empire Wind project, owned and developed by Equinor, and the 880MW Sunrise Wind, owned and developed by Bay State Wind LLC, a joint venture of Ørsted and […]

  • 11 January 2018

    The New York State Laborers’ Organizing Fund (NYSLOF) has joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) in support of developing offshore wind in the US state.

  • 11 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to promote the state’s offshore wind power potential in his State of the State address on Wednesday, seeing that without its ”tremendous offshore wind power resource,” New York most likely will not meet the 50% renewables goal set for 2030, according to Kit Kennedy of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The State of New York will engage community members, environmental advocates, and government partners at all levels to create the New York Offshore Wind Master Plan that will serve as a blueprint for the future of offshore wind in New York, the state’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State address Wednesday. New […]

  • 3 May 2011

      New York Power Authority board chairman Michael Townsend questioned Monday whether the authority’s offshore wind farm proposal should go forward. “From my perspective, I don’t think that project is very viable at this time, politically or economically,” said Townsend, a lawyer with the Perinton-based law firm Harris Beach. The authority, an independent arm of […]

  • 28 January 2016

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has hired former senior adviser for offshore wind technologies at the U.S. Department of Energy, Gregory Matzat, to assist in the development of large-scale wind projects. The New York state’s governor Andrew Cuomo recently committed to creating a USD 5 million New York Offshore Wind Master Plan, which […]

  • 19 February 2016

    A bipartisan group of 17 U.S. state governors signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future on 16 February. By signing the accord, the governors have committed that their states will work together to continue diversifying energy generation, expanding clean energy sources, modernizing energy infrastructure, encouraging clean transportation options and securing a stronger national […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities, Environment

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has called on U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to exempt New York from the draft plan to expand offshore drilling off the Atlantic Coast, due to the plan conflicting with the state’s agenda to develop offshore wind.

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) has added the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the Long Island Federation of Labor to its membership. The Long Island Federation of Labor is committed to preparing and mobilizing the workforce as New York’s 9GW offshore wind goal will require thousands of new workers, […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition to initiate a regulatory proceeding asking the New York Public Service Commission to authorize the 2020 offshore wind solicitation. As reported earlier this month, NYSERDA plans to issue the New York State’s second-ever offshore wind solicitation in 2020. The solicitation will […]

  • 16 September 2016

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the release of the New York State Offshore Wind Blueprint that creates a framework for the development of wind energy generation off the coast of New York through a comprehensive Offshore Wind Master Plan. The Blueprint has been developed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as part of the […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The New York State Public Service Commission has approved a 10-year, USD 5 billion Clean Energy Fund to advance wind, solar, energy efficiency and other clean tech industries, the state’s Governor Andrew Cuomo announced. The fund is expected to attract and leverage third-party capital to support the recently launched Clean Energy Standard’s goal to meet 50 percent […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    US Environmental organisations have called on the New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to seize the opportunity presented by the recently announced commercial wind lease sale and commit to a long term, large scale offshore wind program for New York this year. Alliance for Clean Energy New York, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Environmental Advocates of New […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board is expected to approve a contract for New York’s first offshore wind farm this Wednesday, 25 January, according to the Citizens Campaign for the Environment. After receiving support for the project from environmentalists, labor groups, elected officials, civic organizations, and the public, LIPA is anticipated to vote yes on Deepwater […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Mammoet has reached an agreement with Port of Coeymans Marine Terminal in Coeymans, New York which allows the heavy lift specialist access to the port’s 400-acre marine terminal facility. According to Mammoet, the State of New York is ramping up for upcoming offshore wind projects in the area and is investing in upgrades to the […]

  • 30 June 2016

    More than 60 groups representing hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday, calling for “a large-scale, long-term, megawatt-certain offshore wind power commitment from the Governor”. Groups are specifically calling on the Cuomo Administration to include an offshore wind tier in the soon-to-be finalized Clean Energy Standard, in order […]

  • 28 September 2018

    NYSERDA and the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that supports the continued cooperation regarding strategies and solutions for the development of offshore wind energy.

  • 9 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will issue its second solicitation for at least 1GW of offshore wind capacity in 2020, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State Address. The second solicitation could potentially yield ”substantially more” than 1GW in new capacity, according to the 2020 […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is inviting expressions of interest from parties interested in using the Homeport Pier for offshore wind activities. The request for expressions of interest is aimed at offshore wind companies, service providers, manufacturers and developers wishing to locate, develop and use the Homeport Pier in Staten Island or a part […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has received a unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for the 90MW Deepwater ONE South Fork wind farm, the nation’s largest offshore wind farm and the first one to be built off New York. Speaking ahead of the vote and to a room packed with the supporters […]

  • 7 January 2018

    Most read articles on Offshore WIND from 1 to 7 January 2018.

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has contracted DNV GL and Ocean Tech Services to study the metocean conditions in the New York Bight area. Under the two multi-year contracts, the companies will support the deployment of two floating LiDAR systems mounted on buoys more than 20 miles off the Atlantic […]

  • 19 February 2016

    More than 100 people have expressed their gratitude to the New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio for his plan to power 100% of City government operations with renewable energy, and urged him to include offshore wind as a cornerstone of that plan. New Yorkers gathered on 18 February in front of the City Hall, calling for the Mayor to make the City […]

  • 24 September 2019

    The State of New York and Denmark have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand an ongoing partnership on the development and procurement of offshore wind energy. The new MoU builds on the existing partnership between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate on offshore […]