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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 descending
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
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
Energizing the Future: The Benefits of Renewable Energy for New York State New York State Office of the State Comptroller Mar 10 2005
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
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
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
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
Mid-Atlantic Ocean Renewable Energy Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Jun 2 2009
Mid-Atlantic Governors' Agreement on Ocean Conservation Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Jun 4 2009
Request for Information (RFI) to Support the Preparation of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to Acquire Power from an Offshore Wind Energy Facility in the Atlantic Ocean off the Rockaway Peninsula and South of Long Island Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Collaborative Jun 30 2009
Executive Order No. 24- Establishing a Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Eighty Percent by the Year 2050 and Preparing a Climate Action Plan Governor David Paterson Aug 6 2009
Offshore Wind Technology Overview For the Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Collaborative Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Collaborative Sep 17 2009
Energy Costs and Economic Development Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Energy Infrastructure Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Environmental Impact and Regulation of Energy Systems Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Regional Collaboration Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Renewable Energy Assessment New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Climate Change Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Siting New Energy Infrastructure Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
2009 State Energy Plan Volume I Governor David Paterson Dec 15 2009
Great Expectations: U.S. Wind Energy Development Governors' Wind Energy Coalition Mar 1 2010
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the US Department of Interior (DOI) and Atlantic Coast States to Create an Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium US Department of Interior (DOI); States of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina Jun 8 2010
Growing Wind- Final Report of the NYISO 2010 Wind Generation Study New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Sep 30 2010
Pre-Development Assessment of Avian Species for the Proposed Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Project Area New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Oct 22 2010
Pre-Development Assessment of Geophysical Qualities for the Proposed Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Project Area New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Oct 22 2010
Pre-Development Assessment of Meteorological and Oceanographic Conditions for the Proposed Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Project Area New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Oct 22 2010
Pre-Development Assessment of Natural Resources for the Proposed Long Island- New York City Offshore Wind Project Area New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Oct 22 2010

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