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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 New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is holding two public information meetings regarding the state's goal to develop 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030.
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 completed the first of three years of data collection via aerial surveys of birds and marine mammals in the state's offshore wind area.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is hosting a series of public information meetings on offshore wind in Long Island.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking to expand its pool of expert consultants to help develop the Offshore Wind Master Plan. NYSERDA intends to select expert technical consultants through a competitive process for three-year contracts worth a total of up to $1.5 million with an option to extend for […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed the first two phases of a digital aerial survey of offshore wildlife off the Long Island coast. The survey is part of New York's plan to advance the development of offshore wind along the state's coastline. Regional-scale baseline information on seasonal wildlife distribution, abundance and movement […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has submitted documents and bid deposit for the federal auction of an offshore wind site off New York, scheduled to open on 15 December. The organisation has filed qualifications and bidder's financial forms to the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking comments on a draft plan to measure wind speed and ocean waves at the federal ocean site off the coast of Long Island on which it plans to bid on 15 December, 2016 alongside thirteen other applicants. The draft plan, called MetOcean, calls for […]
The New York State Public Service Commission has approved New York’s Clean Energy Standard which requires 50 percent of the state's electricity to come from renewable energy sources like wind and solar by 2030. In its initial phase, utilities and other energy suppliers will be required to procure and phase in new renewable power resources starting with […]
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 U.S. National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium is inviting proposals to fund projects that support offshore wind innovation for the local market. This Program Opportunity Notice (PON) seeks to develop and demonstrate technology innovations that will reduce the levelized cost of electricity (LCoE) for offshore wind in the U.S. Proposals should focus on new solutions that […]
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, […]
Decisions on how US offshore wind farms will be financed are needed quickly to ensure smooth sailing for a growing number of offshore wind projects, according to a white report released by the Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW). “We may hit some windy financing turbulence with the loss of tax equities and safe harbor provisions […]
The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium is allocating up to USD 7 million in funding for offshore wind technology projects. The announcement represents the consortium's first comprehensive solicitation for offshore wind technology projects as called for in its Research and Development Roadmap. Under the solicitation, the consortium seeks proposals that foster reductions in the […]
EOM Offshore has acquired the assets and operations of Ocean Tech Services, the New Jersey-based provider of marine monitoring systems and surveys. According to Ocean Tech, the acquisition marks an important milestone for EOM Offshore as it wants to expand its role as a key provider of oceanographic technology and marine services. "With this acquisition, Ocean […]
This year's upcoming International Partnering Forum (IPF) will be the largest to date and will be headlined by global offshore wind leaders, according to the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind. The sixth annual IPF conference will take place on 8 April in New York and is expected to see more than 1,000 attendees, including […]
Four proposers responded to New York State's first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state's solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]
Ørsted and Eversource Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Con Edison Transmission to support the development of the transmission facilities needed to deliver the energy produced by the proposed Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm to the New York grid. The MoU also gives New York's transmission developer an eventual right to acquire the offshore portion […]
EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]
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 […]
Five developers have expressed intent to participate in the New York State's first offshore wind solicitation targetting 800MW of capacity, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA).
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved a site assessment plan (SAP) submitted by Equinor Wind US for the OCS-A 0512 wind lease area offshore New York.
The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has launched its first roadmap aimed at accelerating the development of the offshore wind industry in the United States.
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.