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The Governor of the State of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo, has formally requested an exclusion from the new five-year National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.
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.
In his State of the State address delivered yesterday, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo expressed support for the development of offshore wind power in the lease area for which Statoil won the rights at the government's lease sale in December, and proposed a commitment to develop up to 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030. To ensure the […]
Community leaders, elected officials and dozens of local residents attended two public hearings this week in Long Island where they reinforced the critical need for New York to invest in large-scale offshore wind to meet Governor Cuomo’s clean energy goals. Notably, the Governor has committed to sourcing 50 percent of the state’s electricity from renewables […]
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 […]
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 […]
Environmentalists and clean energy supporters are calling on Governor Cuomo to replace power from the Indian Point Energy Center with clean energy resources, including solar power, onshore wind, energy efficiency initiatives, and especially large-scale offshore wind power, if he is successful in his quest to close Indian Point. In a letter endorsed by the Alliance […]
Clean power could come to New York City in the form of a wind farm off the coast of the Rockaways - if the governor acts fast. By Clare Trapasso (nydailynews) [mappress] Source: nydailynews, September 23, 2011
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 […]
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, […]
EnBW North America, EDF Renewables, and Vineyard Wind have joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA). NYOWA gathers environmental, business, labor, wind industry and community organizations supporting the responsible development of offshore wind power for New York. The New York State's Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a target of 9GW of operational offshore wind capacity […]
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 […]
The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has expanded its membership with three new state partners and three companies. The states of Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia have joined New York as state partner, and Vineyard Wind, EnBW North America and Anbaric Development Partners have joined the consortium's the Board of Directors. Together with the New […]
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has called for 9,000MW of offshore wind energy to be developed in the U.S. state by 2035. The New York Governor proposed the quadruple of the current target of having 2,400MW installed by 2030 in his 2019 State of the State Speech. To complement the Green New Deal, Cuomo is directing […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a solicitation seeking 800MW or more of new offshore wind projects, which will lead to the state having its first large-scale offshore wind development contracts in place in the spring of 2019.
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.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College has received USD 230,000 from the New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office to promote offshore energy workforce development and training programs in New York.
New York power agencies and partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a study of successful offshore wind transmission models with a specific focus on largescale European projects.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has called on the US Department of Interior to delineate and lease at least four new wind energy areas recommended by the state's Offshore Wind Master Plan.
The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800MW of offshore wind through a solicitation issued in the fourth quarter of 2018.
The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has accepted an environmental review of policy options to implement the state's offshore wind program that will ultimately lead to meeting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s goal of procuring at least 2.4GW of offshore wind energy by 2030.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) with an USD 18.5 million grant to lead an offshore wind research and development (R&D) consortium.
APEM has completed the sixth digital aerial survey carried out as part of a three-year study involving twelve such surveys of offshore wildlife off New York’s Atlantic Coast. The campaign has been commissioned by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and is being performed by Normandeau Associates and APEM.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to collect meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data off the New York coast, in areas with the potential for future offshore wind development, and announced USD 5 million available to support the works.
By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty. But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]
The State of New York has released the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, which will guide the development of 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030.