An energy project NYC must say yes to
by MIKE IZZO
NEW YORK CITY, NY (August 28, 2020) New York is at a crossroads in its transition to a clean energy economy. Two weeks ago, the state took a major step forward to securing its position as the nation’s leader in offshore wind by announcing the solicitation of up to 2,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy. A pivotal component of this solicitation is the requirement that offshore wind developers partner with pre-qualified New York ports to develop the infrastructure necessary to build offshore wind farms.
About the author: Mike Izzo is president of the International Longshoremen’s Association Local 920.