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Utility, Not Futility : Offshore Wind For NY 2013

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In this 3rd report from the Offshore Wind for New York 2013 Conference, the focus is on the aspects of the utility, the huge power and influence the utility can wield to either get it done or not, and the LIPA (soon to be PSEG Long Island) Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind.

 

We hear from Neal Lewis, LIPA Trustee / Sustainable Institute at Molloy College Director; Gordian Raacke, Renewable Energy Long Island; Doug Sims, Natural Resources Defense Council; Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment; Jackson Morris, Pace University Energy and Climate Center, and David Daly, incoming President of PSEG Long Island.

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Additionally, Speaker here Doug Sims, Of NRDC has recently released a very important and informative paper:

Fulfilling the Promise of U.S. Offshore Wind

I highly recommend you check it out.

Right Place, Right Time: Offshore Wind For NY 2013

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A major topic from the Offshore Wind for New York Conference 2013 was that Long Island, NY is in the perfect location for the resource and for the demand.

Long Island Offshore wind site map, Courtesy Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Long Island Offshore wind site map, Courtesy Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Speakers:
Catherine Bowes, National Wildlife Federation: “A truly staggering clean energy resource, right where we need it..”

Dr. Anne Marie Scheidt, Stony Brook Advanced Energy and Research and Technology Center; “Long Island is in almost the best position in the entire country”

Neal Lewis, Sustainability Institute at Molloy College; “Long Island is well suited to take advantage of that resource”

Jackson Morris, Pace University Energy and Climate Center; “Long Island… is the place to build offshore wind”

Lisa Dix, Sierra Club. “there are opportunities to move offshore wind forward in 2014″

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