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Fishing Industry Takes More Action Against New York Offshore Wind Lease

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

The lawsuit, filed against BOEM, is seeking summary judgment and requesting the court to invalidate Statoil’s offshore wind lease, which was awarded last year.

From Nuclear To Renewables: Can New York Make The Change?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

As long as appropriate policies and transmission upgrades are established, New York can rely mostly on energy efficiency and wind and solar power to replace the Indian Point Energy Center, a new report says.

Invenergy’s State-Funded Wind Farm Coming To Upstate N.Y.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

Invenergy Wind LLC is expecting its Number Three Wind Farm, which was recently selected to receive funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), to be operational in upstate New York in 2019. In his State [Read More]

New York’s Energy Storage Biz Sees Increasingly Strong Growth

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

Representing a 30% increase from 2012 through 2015, jobs in New York state’s energy storage sector grew to 3,900 as of the end of 2015, according to a new report from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority [Read More]

N.Y. Nuclear Plant Shutdown Could Open New Doors For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 09, 2017

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced the closure of a 2 GW nuclear power plant in New York by April 2021. Renewable energy advocates have applauded the decision and say it provides an opportunity to further bolster solar and [Read More]

New York Offshore Wind Auction Ends With Mammoth Bid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 19, 2016

An auction for the rights to develop a wind farm in federal waters off Long Island, N.Y., shattered records on Friday. After 33 rounds and more than a day of bidding, Statoil, with a bid of nearly $42.5 million, emerged [Read More]

Wanted: New York Seeks Help In Shaping Offshore Wind Master Plan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking to expand its pool of consultants to help develop the Offshore Wind Master Plan and execute offshore wind activities in support of the Clean Energy Standard, which calls [Read More]

NYU School Gets Funding To Support City’s Cleantech Initiatives

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 09, 2016

The New York University Tandon School of Engineering (NYU Tandon) has received a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support early-stage companies in what the university calls New York City’s hub for smart cities, smart grid and clean energy. NYU [Read More]

Fishermen Hit Feds With Lawsuit Over Wind Lease Sale

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 08, 2016

A lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in an effort to delay the anticipated lease sale of the New York Wind Energy Area. The Fisheries Survival Fund [Read More]

New York Undertakes Aerial Surveying Project To Spur Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 08, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed the first two phases of what it calls the world’s largest digital aerial survey of offshore wildlife. The survey took place in a 16,000-square-mile area off the Long [Read More]