Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the proposed sale notice (PSN) for offshore wind development in federal waters in the New York Bight.  The PSN provides detailed information concerning the areas available for leasing, the proposed lease provisions and conditions, auction details (e.g., criteria for evaluating competing bids and award procedures), and lease execution. BOEMContinue reading “Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing”

NOAA Deems 4 Fishery Disasters

NOAA has determined that fishery disasters occurred in four fisheries in 2018, 2019 and 2020 for the states of Alaska and New York, and for the tribes of Port Gamble S’Klallam and the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis in Washington. Specifically, the disasters are: ● 2019 Norton Sound Red King Crab in Alaska● 2019/2020 PeconicContinue reading “NOAA Deems 4 Fishery Disasters”

Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight

In support of the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight, an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.Continue reading “Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight”

C-7 Electric Speedboats Arrive in New York

The Swedish-made Candela C-7 electric speedboat mimics airplanes to fly above the water, reducing friction and enabling long electric range at sea. The first batch of C-7s have arrived in New York. Taking inspiration from fighter jets and drones, the six-passenger day cruiser flies above the waves at a speed of 30 kt., using very little powerContinue reading “C-7 Electric Speedboats Arrive in New York”

Biden Administration Advances Offshore Wind Energy Projects

The Biden Administration is taking coordinated steps to support rapid offshore wind deployment and job creation by advancing ambitious wind energy projects to create good-paying, union jobs; investing in American infrastructure to strengthen the domestic supply chain and deploy offshore wind energy; and supporting critical research and development and data sharing. These efforts include theContinue reading “Biden Administration Advances Offshore Wind Energy Projects”