ALBANY, N.Y.  – In his 2021 State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced a slate of key climate and clean energy priorities. These include a four-point plan to build large scale renewables Upstate, jumpstart New York manufacturing, expand transmission, and accelerate workforce training as the state transitions to a green economy. 

As part of the plan, the Governor also announced two offshore wind projects – one 20 miles off of Jones Beach and the other 50 miles off of Montauk, two new port investments for offshore wind in Albany and South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, as well as 100 new large-scale renewable energy projects, including solar, wind and offshore wind. 

A statement follows from Rich Schrader, New York Legislative Director at NRDC (the Natural Resources

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