Announcements
and Events

Announcements:

NYSERDA has issued its first Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy to help accelerate progress toward New York State’s goal of developing 2400 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2020.
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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released draft Wind Energy Areas for the New York Bight.
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Upcoming Events:

November 28, 2018 - BOEM New York Bight Intergovernmental Task Force meeting, New York, NY.

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Links to existing comment forums regarding offshore wind energy development are listed below.

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New York State Energy Research and Development Authority


Public Feedback on Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credits Request for Information (RFI OSW-2018)

New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan


Fish and Fisheries Study, Section 5.2 summarizes stakeholder comments obtained during the state’s outreach efforts.

Outreach and Engagement Summary

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management


Call for Information and Nominations for the New York Bight (Posted April 11, 2018 / Closed July 30, 2018)

Request for Feedback - BOEM Renewable Leasing Path Forward for Future Offshore Renewable Energy Leasing on the Atlantic OCS (Posted April 6, 2018 / Closed July 5, 2018)

Notice of Availability- Environmental Assessment for Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York (Posted June 6, 2016 / Closed July 13, 2016)

Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 6 (ATLW-6) for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York—Proposed Sale Notice (Posted June 6, 2016 / Closed August 5, 2016)

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment: Potential Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore New York (Posted May 28, 2014 / Closed July 14, 2014)

Commercial Leasing for Wind Power Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore New York – Call for Information and Nominations (Posted May 28, 2014 / Closed July 14, 2014)

Potential Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore New York, Request for Interest (Posted January 4, 2013 / Closed March 05, 2013)

New York State Department of Public Service


Filed documents and public comments in the matter of Offshore Wind Energy

Other Comments


Port of New Bedford comment letter to Vineyard Wind

NOAA Incidental Take Authorization: Statoil Wind Site Offshore New York

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Committees and Forums. AWEA provides avenues for discussion on information and best practices regarding wind energy development and allows members to share resources and communicate.