Tag Archives: New York

RWE’s U.S. Cassadaga Onshore Wind Farm in operation

RWE Renewables has started commercial operation on its 125 megawatt (MW) onshore Cassadaga Wind Farm. The project, located in Chautauqua County, is powered by 27 Nordex and 10 Siemens Gamesa turbines and has the capacity to provide clean energy for more than 37,000 households. Cassadaga is RWE’s 29th onshore wind farm in the U.S. and … Continue reading RWE’s U.S. Cassadaga Onshore Wind Farm in operation

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American Clean Power statement on New York Bight federal leasing process

The American Clean Power Association today issued the following statement after it submitted comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management urging the advancement of the federal leasing process for offshore wind energy in the New York Bight. “This is another important step in reaching the Biden administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on New York Bight federal leasing process

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Equinor and BP to deliver 2.5GW offshore wind power to New York state

Equinor and partner BP have been selected to provide close to 2.5GW of offshore wind power to the state of New York, US, in the latest renewables solicitation. Equinor and BP will develop 1,260MW Empire Wind 2 project and another 1,230MW Beacon Wind 1 project in the US East Coast. Claimed to be one of … Continue reading Equinor and BP to deliver 2.5GW offshore wind power to New York state

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Action needed to achieve New York’s clean energy opportunity

While we can’t yet be sure what the Biden/Harris administration’s chief priorities will be, addressing climate change and environmental justice will likely be high among them. Renewables like solar and wind are at the heart of combating climate change, and New York is setting a strong example for the rest of the country on how to … Continue reading Action needed to achieve New York’s clean energy opportunity

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Iberdrola takes part in the New York wind power auction with its Liberty Wind offshore wind farm

The offer was put forward through its subsidiary Vineyard Wind and would mean putting 1,300 MW off offshore wind energy into operation. Iberdrola, through Vineyard Wind, has taken part with its Liberty Wind project in the second auction of wind power held by New York State. Specifically, this development would entail putting into operation a … Continue reading Iberdrola takes part in the New York wind power auction with its Liberty Wind offshore wind farm

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Equinor bids for two wind power projects off U.S. East Coast

Equinor had submitted two bids in New York’s second offshore wind auction, following a deal it signed with BP BP.L last month to cooperate on offshore wind in the United States. Equinor said it was bidding for two projects off the U.S. East Coast, Empire Wind Phase 2 and Beacon Wind, which together have the … Continue reading Equinor bids for two wind power projects off U.S. East Coast

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Equinor partners with BP in US offshore wind power to capture value and create platform for growth

Equinor (OSE: EQNR, NYSE: EQNR) has entered into an agreement with BP (LSE: BP, NYSE: BP) to sell 50% non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration before adjustments of USD 1.1 billion. Through this transaction, the two companies are also establishing a strategic partnership for further growth within offshore wind in the US. Currently Equinor holds … Continue reading Equinor partners with BP in US offshore wind power to capture value and create platform for growth

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BP enters the offshore wind energy market

British oil giant BP announced that it has started exploring the offshore wind energy sector, thanks to a partnership with the Norwegian group Equinor in the United States. BP is providing $ 1.1 billion to Equinor to jointly develop projects with existing wind turbines off the New York and Massachusetts coasts. First investment in renewable … Continue reading BP enters the offshore wind energy market

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Governor Cuomo Announces Largest Combined Solicitations for Renewable Energy Ever Issued in the U.S. to Combat Climate Change

Nation-Leading Offshore Wind Solicitation Seeks Up To 2,500 Megawatts of Renewable Energy and a Complementary Multi-Port Infrastructure Investment, Totaling More Than $400 Million in Public and Private Dollars for Port Infrastructure in New York Since Last Year; and Sends a “Buy-Clean” Demand Signal for Advanced Materials Governor Also Announces Coordinated Solicitations for Land-Based Renewable Energy Projects Seeking … Continue reading Governor Cuomo Announces Largest Combined Solicitations for Renewable Energy Ever Issued in the U.S. to Combat Climate Change

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New York holds off on plans to solicit offshore wind energy bids

On April 23, 2020, the New York State Public Service Commission issued a 2020 Offshore Wind Order, authorising the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to procure at least 1,000 MW of offshore wind capacity, which was also part of the announcement included in Governor Cuomo’s 2020 State address. While NYSERDA fully … Continue reading New York holds off on plans to solicit offshore wind energy bids

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on New York Renewable Energy Siting Reform Passed as Part of State Budget

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after the New York Legislature passed a state budget that includes critical improvements to the way that renewable energy projects are sited and developed in the state.   “New York continues to lead the nation in its commitment to affordable, clean, renewable energy. These … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on New York Renewable Energy Siting Reform Passed as Part of State Budget

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AWEA and Alliance for Clean Energy New York urge Governor Cuomo to support carbon pricing as model for the nation

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACE NY) today urged New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to support an innovative, first-in-the-nation proposal to account for the cost of carbon emissions in New York’s wholesale electricity markets, which would be the most cost effective way to meet the state’s … Continue reading AWEA and Alliance for Clean Energy New York urge Governor Cuomo to support carbon pricing as model for the nation

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Bluestone gets green light for 125 MW wind farm in New York

Authorities clear way for 27 wind turbines to feature at wind energy project in Broome County. The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment has granted approval to Bluestone Wind to build and operate a 124MW wind farm in Broome County. The siting board’s decision follows a “detailed review and robust … Continue reading Bluestone gets green light for 125 MW wind farm in New York

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New York’s First Offshore Wind Contracts Are Done – Now What?

In the wake of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement this past week of his Executive Order directing the increase of the state’s offshore wind procurement to 7,500 megawatts (“MWs”) by 2035, which amounts to more than half of the state’s total load, the New York and New Jersey regions have solidified their national pole … Continue reading New York’s First Offshore Wind Contracts Are Done – Now What?

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Sunrise Wind signs wind power purchase agreement with New York

On 18 July 2019, New York selected Sunrise Wind as the preferred bidder for an 880MW offshore wind farm. Sunrise Wind has now signed a 25-year OREC purchase-and-sale agreement with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The Sunrise Wind project has an average all-in development cost of USD80.64 per MWh (2018 … Continue reading Sunrise Wind signs wind power purchase agreement with New York

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New York Independent System Operator’s carbon pricing proposal would be an economic win for New York

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) applauded the New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) proposal to incorporate the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity. Today, NYISO released a new study which concludes that, “A carbon price in NYISO’s competitive wholesale power markets can help deliver New York’s clean-energy transition in faster, … Continue reading New York Independent System Operator’s carbon pricing proposal would be an economic win for New York

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New York board approves 242 MW wind farm

A wind farm with up to 68 wind turbines in Steuben County has been approved by New York’s Electric Generation Siting Board. The 242-megawatt Baron Winds project will be built in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland. It will connect with the state’s electrical grid through New York State Electric and Gas transmission … Continue reading New York board approves 242 MW wind farm

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Offshore wind energy: New York awards the construction of the largest maritime wind farm

The Governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomo, announced the award of two offshore wind power projects for the construction of a marine wind farm that will produce around 1,700 megawatts and that will become the largest of its kind in the United States. The governor, who specified that the wind turbines facilities … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: New York awards the construction of the largest maritime wind farm

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Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced results of the largest procurement of offshore wind power in U.S. history. Two projects, Empire Wind (Opens in a new window) and Sunrise Wind(Opens in a new window), were named as winners of the state’s first call for offshore wind project proposals. Once completed, the 816 megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

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New York announces critical grid modernization projects

As a native New Yorker, I’m always happy for an opportunity to tout my home state’s clean energy leadership. And while New York’s offshore wind commitments have dominated the headlines, this month the state announced a pair of critically important, under-the-radar initiatives: grid modernization and transmission expansion. The American Society of Civil Engineers rates the … Continue reading New York announces critical grid modernization projects

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