A new blueprint to build hundreds of wind turbines off the coast of Long Island was unveiled Monday at a public meeting in Southampton. New York state wants to use wind to power more than 1.2 million homes on Long Island. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority presented its blueprint to place roughly 240 wind turbines 21 miles off New Jersey and part of the South Shore of the Island. Officials say it would take care of 13 percent of the Island's energy needs. Credit: News 12 Long Island