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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/Sponsorsort descending Date
Federal Revenue and Economic Impacts from BOEM Offshore Wind Leasing American Clean Power Dec 1 2021
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
The Atlantic Wind Connection: A Bold Plan That Makes Sense Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Dec 8 2011
An Assessment of the Public Policy, Reliability, Congestion Relief, and Economic Benefits of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project- Executive Summary Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Companies Dec 21 2010
Atlantic Wind Connection's (AWC's) Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Companies Dec 20 2010
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Empire Offshore Wind, LLC’s Proposed Wind Energy Facilities Offshore New York BOEM Jun 24 2021
South Fork Construction and Operations Plan Approval Letter BOEM Feb 17 2022
BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore New York BOEM Nov 14 2022
Commercial Wind Energy Development Offshore New York Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Mar 16 2016
New York offshore wind lease sale announced Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Oct 27 2016
BOEM Call for Nominations to Lease Rights to Build New York Offshore Wind Projects Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 28 2014
Notice of NYPA Request for Offshore Wind Power Lease Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jan 4 2013
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
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
New York- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Deepwater ONE Press Release Regarding Energy Storage Deepwater Wind Dec 8 2015
Deepwater Wind Energy Center: A Landmark Renewable Energy & Transmission Project for Long Island Deepwater Wind Jul 26 2012
Deepwater One LIPA Proposal press release Deepwater Wind Mar 26 2014
Deepwater Wind Comments on New York State Energy Pla Deepwater Wind Jan 1 2013
RFI: Supplying New York City with Renewable Power Department of Citywide Administrative Services and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Jul 31 2015
Extreme wind shear eventsin US offshore wind energy areas and the role of induced stratification EAWE Aug 10 2021
Threading a Moving needle: The Spatial Dimensions Characterizing US Offshore Wind Policy Drivers Elsevier Aug 19 2021
Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Order on Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 19 2011
Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 8 (ATLW-8) for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York (NY) Bight-Final Sale Notice (FSN) Federal Register Jan 14 2022
New York Energy Highway Blueprint Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Oct 22 2012
Environmental Impact and Regulation of Energy Systems Issue Brief New York State Energy Plan 2009 Governor David Paterson Dec 15 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
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
Siting New Energy Infrastructure 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