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Vineyard Wind advances 1.2 GW Liberty Wind Power offshore project

This would be one of the largest offshore wind energy projects in the world, capable to generate enough emission-free energy to power more than 750,000 New York households. In response to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s solicitation of offshore wind project proposals, offshore wind development company Vineyard Wind introduced Liberty Wind. … Continue reading Vineyard Wind advances 1.2 GW Liberty Wind Power offshore project

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Norway’s Equinor bids to supply New York with offshore wind power

Equinor has submitted a bid to supply New York with offshore wind power from its Empire Wind project south of Long Island, the company said on Thursday. Equinor’s bid comes in response to the 800 MW procurement of offshore wind by the New York State, with the state expected to choose a supplier in spring … Continue reading Norway’s Equinor bids to supply New York with offshore wind power

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Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

In October 2018 innogy and the Nordex Group agreed on a strategic partnership with a view to facilitating future growth with onshore wind power projects in a highly competitive environment in an optimal manner. This partnership is already paying off for both companies: for instance, at the end of 2018 innogy SE and the Nordex … Continue reading Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

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New York 9 GW offshore wind power target

The American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement reacting to New York Governor Cuomo’s announcement, which more than triples the state’s offshore wind development target from 2.4 GW by 2030 to 9 GW by 2035. “By more than tripling New York’s already impressive offshore wind goal, Governor Cuomo has redefined offshore wind ambition nationwide,” … Continue reading New York 9 GW offshore wind power target

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EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

EDF Renewables North America announced today that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project is fully operational and delivering electricity. This new wind farm brings the EDF Group one step closer to meeting its CAP 2030 strategy of doubling its worldwide renewable energy capacity to more than 50 GW between 2015 and 2030. Consisting of … Continue reading EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

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New York Governor writes offshore wind energy support

In a letter yesterday, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo called on U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to support New York’s offshore wind initiative by delineating and leasing at least four new wind energy areas recommended by the state’s Offshore Wind Master Plan. The Governor’s letter also enclosed the state’s comments on the … Continue reading New York Governor writes offshore wind energy support

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Expansion of offshore wind energy along Atlantic coast

Almost every state along the Atlantic coast — 12 out of 14 — has offshore wind potential that exceeds its current electricity needs, according to a new study. Bringing the electricity generated by offshore Atlantic wind farms ashore could help meet future electricity demand created by activities — transportation and the heating of homes and businesses … Continue reading Expansion of offshore wind energy along Atlantic coast

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New York Releases Offshore Wind Energy Master Plan

Plan outlines next steps for procuring 2,400 MW by 2030, with a likely significant benefit for New York’s economic development. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have released the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, an extensive document that highlights the state’s progress on … Continue reading New York Releases Offshore Wind Energy Master Plan

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Vast US market for offshore wind energy comes into focus

The American wind power industry expressed its thanks to leaders up and down the Atlantic Coast for advancing offshore wind projects that can create 40,000 jobs within a decade, revitalize ocean ports, and power millions of homes with clean energy. “Unlocking America’s vast offshore wind potential will reliably deliver large amounts of clean power, grow … Continue reading Vast US market for offshore wind energy comes into focus

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Cuomo’s Offshore Wind Power Master Plan

Governor Andrew Cuomo today released the state’s offshore wind master plan, which is designed to guide the development of 2.4 gigawatts by 2030, and $15 million to train people in related jobs. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority said it was designed to guide the “responsible and cost-effective development” of enough power … Continue reading Cuomo’s Offshore Wind Power Master Plan

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New governor set to kick-start NJ offshore wind energy development

New Jersey looks set to expand its use of renewable energy – offshore wind in particular – under new Democratic governor Phil Murphy, who was sworn into office on January 16. The state is populous bur struggles with high electricity prices. Previous governor, Republican Chris Christie, had been criticised by renewables advocates as dragging his … Continue reading New governor set to kick-start NJ offshore wind energy development

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Cuomo: State to seek 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday said the state will seek solicitations for “at least” 800 megawatts of offshore wind power this year and next, following his call for 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind in the state by 2030. The announcement, in the governor’s State of the State address, further asserts the state’s role in … Continue reading Cuomo: State to seek 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy

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US offshore wind power momentum sparks competition among state leaders, businesses

Close to 1,000 business leaders, academics, environmental specialists, and high-ranking officials from around the world gathered in New York this week for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference. The conference comes at a time when the offshore wind industry is gaining traction in the U.S., fueled by the desire of many states … Continue reading US offshore wind power momentum sparks competition among state leaders, businesses

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Statoil names New York offshore wind energy project “Empire Wind”

Empire Wind is the project name selected by Statoil for the company’s offshore wind site located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York. The 79,350 acre site, secured by Statoil in a federal auction in December 2016, has the potential to generate up to 1GW of offshore wind power, making it a key … Continue reading Statoil names New York offshore wind energy project “Empire Wind”

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New York takes a big first step toward 50 percent renewable energy

As one of the country’s largest economies and most populous states, it was a big deal when New York state passed a 50 percent by 2030 clean energy standard last year. Today, the Empire State took the first meaningful steps toward meeting that goal: it announced a renewable energy solicitation aimed at making progress on … Continue reading New York takes a big first step toward 50 percent renewable energy

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New York: Gov. Cuomo calls for huge offshore wind power commitment

Big news from my home state of New York this afternoon: Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for enough offshore wind development to power 1.25 million homes. While delivering his state-of-the-state address, the governor also asked the Long Island Power Authority to approve a 90 megawatt (MW) project off the coast of Long Island, which would generate … Continue reading New York: Gov. Cuomo calls for huge offshore wind power commitment

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Senvion announces 15 year ISP extensions for 95 wind turbines in US

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded agreements for the fifteen year extension of operations and maintenance contracts for 95 wind turbines across two wind farms in the US with EverPower. Combined, the wind farms have a rated output of 194 megawatts (MW) of energy, producing enough to power over 125,000 homes. … Continue reading Senvion announces 15 year ISP extensions for 95 wind turbines in US

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A potential offshore wind energy site in New York just fetched a record bid

  Offshore wind developers really wanted this one. After 33 rounds of bidding and a final $42.5 million price tag, Statoil won the rights to develop an offshore wind farm off the southern coast of Long Island. Late last week, over a two-day bidding war, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean … Continue reading A potential offshore wind energy site in New York just fetched a record bid

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U.S. Sets Aside 80,000 Acres Offshore New York for Wind Energy Development

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) recently announced that nearly 80,000 acres offshore New York will be offered in a December 15 commercial lease sale, with 14 qualified wind-energy developers expected to participate. There is six offshore wind projects valued at $6.7 billion in the Northeast region and six projects valued at $11 … Continue reading U.S. Sets Aside 80,000 Acres Offshore New York for Wind Energy Development

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Offshore wind energy near the Big Apple draws intense bidding

An auction for the rights to develop a wind farm in federal waters starting 12 miles off Long Island, N.Y., shattered records today. After 33 rounds and more than a day of bidding, Statoil emerged as the winner with a bid of nearly $42.5 million. “New York has shown the promise of offshore wind power … Continue reading Offshore wind energy near the Big Apple draws intense bidding

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