July 19, 2024

Kathy Hochul

NY Kicks off 5th Offshore Wind Solicitation
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the opening of the state’s fifth offshore wind solicitation, a competitive process to be overseen by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.
First Large US Offshore Wind Farm Complete
All of South Fork Wind’s turbines are sending electricity to the New York power grid.
Sunrise Wind, Empire Wind Tapped for New OSW Contracts

Two major New York offshore wind projects are getting back on track, with more-lucrative contract awards to replace their existing deals with the state.

New York Governor's Office
NY Gov. Proposes Streamlined Transmission Review, Permitting

New York’s governor is proposing to streamline the transmission permitting process, which she calls a chokepoint that is slowing progress of the state’s clean energy transition.

New York Scrambles to Maintain Momentum in Energy Transition

The groups charged with leading New York’s energy transition enter 2024 trying to build on momentum from in 2023 while recovering from its disappointments.

New York Announces Renewable Energy Projects Totaling 6.4 GW

Twenty-five renewable energy projects totaling 6.4 GW have been selected for development in New York, including three new offshore wind farms with a combined 4 GW capacity.

South Fork Wind
New York Governor Vetoes Planned Offshore Wind Transmission Act

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed the Planned Offshore Wind Transmission Act approved by the state Legislature this year.

New York Creates Action Plan for Renewable Energy Development

New York published an action plan to accelerate its renewable energy sector and expand the industry that is growing around it.

New York Governor's Office
Champlain Hudson Converter Station Breaks Ground in NYC
Two key pieces of New York City’s clean energy future are taking shape along the East River waterfront. 
Driscoll to Remain Acting NYPA CEO After Failing to Win Senate Confirmation
Justin Driscoll, the interim CEO of the New York Power Authority, remained in limbo as the state Senate finished its session without voting to confirm him.

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