Per NYPA, 11 firms plan Great Lakes wind farms | Democrat and Chronicle

According to reports, New York Power Authority’s Richard Kessel says that NYPA has received more interest in its Request for Proposals (RFP) for Great Lakes offshore wind than anticipated.

…[NYPA] hopes to promote construction of one or more wind farms in the waters of the two Great Lakes that border New York. The agency has said there is room for as many as 1,000 turbines in Lake Ontario and 1,200 in Lake Erie, though it doesn’t expect that many to be proposed.

Off the shoreline of Monroe County is one of four broad areas in Lake Ontario that the authority believes are suitable for turbine construction. The turbines likely would be 400 feet or more high and would be at least two miles offshore…

via 11 firms plan wind farms | Democrat and Chronicle. (3/24)

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