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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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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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