2019 PRIORITIES FOR THE NEW YORK OFFSHORE WIND ALLIANCE


For New York State to achieve its ambitious, nation-leading 9,000 MW offshore wind goal, develop a robust supply chain and realize offshore wind’s economic and environmental potential, NYOWA will focus on the following priorities:

 A contract(s) award in early summer for New York’s first ever offshore wind solicitation;

 Continuing procurement opportunities for 2020 and beyond;

 Progress on the identification of new wind energy areas in the New York Bight and expeditious lease auctions;

 Following through on New York’s commitment to spend $200 Million on port infrastructure improvements;

 Participating in and informing discussions on the development of OSW transmission policies;

 Monitoring legislative activity as it relates to OSW and keeping key legislators informed;

 Monitoring FERC activity and policy as it effects OSW development in NY;

 Working with key partners to maintain legislative and public support for OSW.