State officials are considering whether to launch a second request for projects as soon as next month.
The proposal to legislators asks for $300,000 to study the state’s potential role in the offshore wind industry.
A ban on land-based wind projects expired, but industry leaders say new onshore development isn’t a current priority.
State officials selected just one offshore wind project in a recent zero-carbon electricity bidding process.
The Granite State is the last in the Northeast to notify the federal government of its interest in offshore wind.