New York's 8th RES RFP for Onshore Renewables

Jun 21, 2024 10:38 AM ET
  • Governor Hochul's call for large-scale renewable projects in NY aims to boost clean energy and benefit residents. Apply by July 15 for a chance to make a difference!

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has launched a solicitation for new large-scale, land-based renewable energy projects to support the state's goal of reaching 70% of its electricity from renewables by 2030. This is the eighth annual Renewable Energy Standard request for proposals, managed by NYSERDA, and includes provisions such as inflation indexing, labor requirements, and stakeholder engagement. The solicitation will be conducted in two steps, with eligibility applications due by July 15 and final bids by August 8, 2024, with selected proposers expected to receive conditional award notifications in September.

The Alliance for Clean Energy New York executive director, Marguerite Wells, anticipates a strong response to the solicitation and looks forward to awarding projects that will bring benefits to New Yorkers quickly. The goal is to have these renewable energy projects built expeditiously to help the state meet its renewable energy targets.

What are the key provisions of New York's latest renewable energy solicitation?

  • The solicitation is for new large-scale, land-based renewable energy projects in New York
  • Managed by NYSERDA, the eighth annual Renewable Energy Standard request for proposals includes provisions such as inflation indexing, labor requirements, and stakeholder engagement
  • The solicitation will be conducted in two steps, with eligibility applications due by July 15 and final bids by August 8, 2024
  • Selected proposers are expected to receive conditional award notifications in September
  • The goal of the solicitation is to support New York's goal of reaching 70% of its electricity from renewables by 2030
  • The Alliance for Clean Energy New York executive director anticipates a strong response to the solicitation and looks forward to awarding projects that will bring benefits to New Yorkers quickly.

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