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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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State Resources

Title Source/Sponsor Datesort ascending
Policy Recommendations for Congressional and Executive Branch Leaders on Transmission and Offshore Wind Development Governors John Baldacci (ME); James Douglas (VT); John Lynch (NH); Deval Patrick (MA); Donald Carcieri (RI); David Paterson (NY); Jon Corzine (NJ); Jack Markell (DE); Martin O'Malley (MD); Timothy Kaine (VA) May 4 2009
Joint Con Edison-Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Offshore Wind Power Integration Project Feasibility Assessment Consolidated Edison; Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Mar 20 2009
Executive Order No. 2- Establishing a State Energy Planning Board and Authorizing the Creation and Implementation of a State Energy Plan Governor David Paterson Apr 9 2008
Clean, Secure Energy and Economic Growth: A Commitment to Renewable Energy and Enhanced Energy Independence Governor Eliot Spitzer; Lieutenant Governor David Paterson Feb 25 2008
Energizing the Future: The Benefits of Renewable Energy for New York State New York State Office of the State Comptroller Mar 10 2005
The Effects of Integrating Wind Power on Transmission System Planning, Reliability, and Operations New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Mar 4 2005
New York Ocean and Great Lakes Atlas: Data Viewer New York State Department of State (DOS), Ocean and Great Lakes Program; New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC); New York Ocean and Great Lakes Ecosystem Conservation Council (OGLECC)
New York- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Mapping and Planning Portal Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO)
New York Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Study New York State Energy Research and Development Authority