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Sunrise Wind receives final approval from US Department of the Interior

Sunrise Wind, New York’s largest offshore wind project, has received approval of its construction and operations plan (COP) from the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is the final permit needed from the federal agency to move the project towards the start of offshore construction. With a capacity of … Continue reading Sunrise Wind receives final approval from US Department of the Interior

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Equinor solidifies New York offtake contract for Empire Wind 1 wind power plant

Equinor today announced the execution of the Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for the renewable power generated by the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project. This agreement follows NYSERDA’s February announcement that Equinor had been selected as a conditional winner in New York’s fourth … Continue reading Equinor solidifies New York offtake contract for Empire Wind 1 wind power plant

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Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project wins construction approval in New York

Equinor, opens a new tab received approval from the New York State Public Utilities Commission to begin construction of its Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday.The wind farm is scheduled to begin producing energy in 2026.Electricity generated from offshore wind farms is important to state and U.S. goals of reducing … Continue reading Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project wins construction approval in New York

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners completes acquisition of New York onshore wind development portfolio

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), acting on behalf of its flagship fund, CI V, today announced the successful acquisition of Liberty Renewables, a 1.3 GW portfolio of onshore wind projects in New York. Established in 2019, Liberty Renewables (“Liberty”) owns a portfolio of greenfield renewable energy projects in New York. With a robust pipeline of approximately … Continue reading Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners completes acquisition of New York onshore wind development portfolio

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Equinor Establishes Major Union Partnership for New York’s First Offshore Wind Hub 

Empire Wind and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) today announced the signing of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the construction of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). The revitalized SBMT will play a key role in Equinor’s development of the Empire Wind offshore wind project as … Continue reading Equinor Establishes Major Union Partnership for New York’s First Offshore Wind Hub 

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Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm receives federal registration

Sunrise Wind today received its Record of Decision (RoD) from the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), crossing a critical milestone in the federal environmental review process for the offshore wind project serving New York. Additionally, Ørsted and Eversource today announced they have jointly taken a final investment decision on … Continue reading Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm receives federal registration

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US’s first large offshore wind farm officially opens in New York

America’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm is officially open, a long-awaited moment that helps pave the way for a succession of large wind farms. Danish wind energy developer Ørsted and the utility Eversource built a 12 wind turbine wind farm called South Fork Wind 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Montauk Point, New York. New … Continue reading US’s first large offshore wind farm officially opens in New York

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Ørsted to acquire full ownership of Sunrise Wind subject to award in New York 4 offshore wind solicitation

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Eversource to acquire Eversource’s 50 % share of Sunrise Wind, a 924 MW offshore wind farm which would deliver power to New York. The acquisition is subject to the successful award of Sunrise Wind in the ongoing New York 4 solicitation for offshore wind capacity, signing of an OREC … Continue reading Ørsted to acquire full ownership of Sunrise Wind subject to award in New York 4 offshore wind solicitation

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RWE Continues Offshore Wind Power Success in the U.S.: Awarded 1.3 GW Offtake Wind Farm in

RWE’s joint venture in the New York Bight, Community Offshore Wind, successful in NYSERDA’s third offshore wind solicitation with a provisional offtake award of 1.3 GW for new offshore wind capacity to power at least 500,000 U.S. households.The first phase of Community Offshore Wind will generate $3.3 billion USD in economic benefits for New York … Continue reading RWE Continues Offshore Wind Power Success in the U.S.: Awarded 1.3 GW Offtake Wind Farm in

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ACP Statement on New York Announcing 25 New Clean Energy Projects

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Josh Kaplowitz, Vice President for Offshore Wind, after New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the solicitation awards for three offshore wind and 22 land-based renewable energy projects totaling 6.4 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy: “The projects announced today represent $20 billion in new investments … Continue reading ACP Statement on New York Announcing 25 New Clean Energy Projects

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TotalEnergies joins forces with Corio and Rise to develop 3+ GW wind power project offshore New York & New Jersey

TotalEnergies today announces it partnered with Corio Generation (Corio), an offshore wind developer, and Rise Light & Power (Rise), a New York-based electricity producer, for the joint development of the Attentive Energy offshore wind project off the coast of New York and New Jersey. Corio and Rise took respective stakes of 27.7% and 16.3% in … Continue reading TotalEnergies joins forces with Corio and Rise to develop 3+ GW wind power project offshore New York & New Jersey

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Iberdrola improves the New York electricity grid so that it can consume offshore wind energy

Iberdrola will help deliver renewable offshore wind power from the Long Island grid to New York City and Westchester County. The company will add approximately 90 miles (about 150 km) of new high-voltage transmission lines that will run the distance underground and underwater. The project will strengthen the backbone of Long Island’s electricity system and … Continue reading Iberdrola improves the New York electricity grid so that it can consume offshore wind energy

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GE Vernova announces $50 Million investment & ~200 wind manufacturing jobs in New York

GE Vernova today announced that it will invest $50 million at its Schenectady, NY, facility and hire approximately 200 new full-time employees including skilled union operators, manufacturing engineers, and front line leadership to establish a new manufacturing assembly line for its onshore wind business. The site will assemble three key components for GE Vernova’s 6.1 … Continue reading GE Vernova announces $50 Million investment & ~200 wind manufacturing jobs in New York

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Attentive Energy One Announces Plans for Two New Offshore Wind Ports In New York City, Creating $400 Million In Economic Activity In New York State

Attentive Energy One (AE1), a joint venture of TotalEnergies and Rise Light & Power (Rise), today announced plans for two offshore wind port facilities in New York Harbor generating $400 million in economic activity in New York State. In connection with the 1,400 MW proposal, which AE1 submitted to the New York State Energy Research … Continue reading Attentive Energy One Announces Plans for Two New Offshore Wind Ports In New York City, Creating $400 Million In Economic Activity In New York State

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Siemens Gamesa intends to establish an offshore wind turbine nacelle facility in New York

The facility will create about 420 direct jobs and generate about $500 million in local investment. Other suppliers are expected to establish themselves around this plant, which could double the number of jobs created after the establishment of the factory.The United States is a key market for Siemens Gamesa, with great potential in the offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa intends to establish an offshore wind turbine nacelle facility in New York

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Equinor and BP jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3)

Equinor and bp today jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3), building on their strong commitment to deliver renewable energy for New Yorkers, create sustainable jobs, boost the economy across the state, and support a just transition to renewable energy. Equinor and bp’s bid, submitted to the New York State Energy Research … Continue reading Equinor and BP jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3)

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GE proposes building two new offshore wind facilities in New York

Facilities are contingent on company receiving sufficient orders in ongoing solicitations. One facility would build wind turbine blades and create approximately 650 direct jobs. Second facility, which would produce nacelles for offshore wind turbines, would create roughly 220 direct jobs. Together the facilities would create nearly 1,000 construction jobs and support approximately 1,400 indirect jobs. … Continue reading GE proposes building two new offshore wind facilities in New York

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Rise Light & Power Proposes Nation’s First Renewable Repowering of Fossil Generation with Offshore Wind

At an event attended by dozens of local community leaders, Rise Light & Power, LLC (Rise) today announced a historic proposal in response to New York State’s offshore wind solicitation which will be the nation’s first renewable repowering of a major fossil-fuel plant with clean power from offshore wind.  By securing an ownership stake in … Continue reading Rise Light & Power Proposes Nation’s First Renewable Repowering of Fossil Generation with Offshore Wind

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Environmental Analysis for Proposed Offshore Wind Energy Project in New York 

Empire Wind energy project could provide power for at least 700,000 homes. The American Clean Power Association released the following statement today from Josh Kaplowitz, Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Empire Wind energy … Continue reading Environmental Analysis for Proposed Offshore Wind Energy Project in New York 

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OW East, LLC Announces Name of New York Bight Project as BLUEPOINT WIND

Ocean Winds East, LLC, (OW East) today announced Bluepoint Wind as the official name of its planned offshore wind power project in the New York Bight.  The project will be located 38 nautical miles off the coast of New York and 53 nautical miles off the coast of New Jersey and will be able to … Continue reading OW East, LLC Announces Name of New York Bight Project as BLUEPOINT WIND

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