New York Power Authority wants to build nation’s first offshore wind power projects in the Atlantic Ocean:

In addition to the state-owned NYPA and LIPA, the wind group includes New York City’s power company Consolidated Edison Inc, the City of New York, and other state and city government agencies.

NYPA said it will apply with the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOE), formerly known as the Minerals Management Service (MMS), for a 25-year lease on 64,500 acres of land beneath the Atlantic Ocean about 13 to 15 miles off the Long Island coast. Read more:

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