The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Empire State Development and the New York Department of Transportation have issued a Request for Qualifications seeking proposals from port operators and others interested in investing in New York ports to support the state’s burgeoning offshore wind industry.

The Request for Qualifications is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s goal of developing 9GW of offshore wind by 2035. The program is estimated to create over 1,600 jobs and result in $3.2 billion in economic activity.

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