The Biden administration set a goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030. New York has a goal of generating 70% of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030.
BOEM’s Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) opens a 30-day public comment period on the proposed Construction and Operations Plan (COP) submitted by Sunrise Wind, LLC, a joint venture between Orsted North America Inc. and Eversource Investment, LLC.
BOEM will accept comments via U.S. mail, through Regulations.gov, and during three virtual scoping meetings where stakeholders and other members of the public can learn more about the project before commenting for the record. The meeting dates and times are:
- Thursday, September 16, 2021; 5:30 p.m. (ET)
- Monday, September 20, 2021; 1:00 p.m. (ET)
- Wednesday, September 22, 2021; 5:30 p.m. (ET)
The comment period will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 30, 2021.