On April 22, 2024, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced actions to accelerate the clean energy transition through the adoption of the Renewable Action through Project Interconnection and Deployment (RAPID) Act. The regulatory process will be centralized within the Department of Public Service Office of Renewable Energy Siting.  The RAPID Act will streamline transmission

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NYSERDA Announces Next Wave of Funding for Offshore Wind and Supply Chain Opportunities 

On April 23rd, NYSERDA announced an (1) Offshore Wind Supportive Manufacturing and Logistics Request for Proposal (RFP) and a Request for Information (RFI) associated with New York State’s fifth offshore wind solicitation (NY5), and (2) a $300 million Major Component Supply Chain solicitation. Both NY5 and the Major Component Supply Chain solicitations are set to

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New awards: Today, Governor Hochul announced that New York State awarded two offshore wind projects for contract negotiation from its fourth offshore wind solicitation – Empire Wind 1, a planned 810-megawatt project (developed by Equinor), and Sunrise Wind, a planned 924-megawatt project (developed by Ørsted and Eversource). This represents continued action taken by the State

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Port Funding Opportunities

Calling all ports! Port infrastructure funding opportunities are open. The U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration announced the availability of up to $450,000,000 in funding with applications due April 30, 2024. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Transportation and Air Quality is soliciting applications under the Clean Ports Program’s Zero-Emission Technology Deployment Competition and

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November M-TWG update: NY3 Selection

On October 24, Governor Hochul announced the largest state investment in renewable energy in U.S. history. This includes competitively selecting three (3) new offshore wind projects totaling 4,032 megawatts (MW) and $300 million in state investments for supply chain facilities in New York’s Capital Region. Visit New York’s Offshore Wind Projects webpage for more information.

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