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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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New York to install another 2 GW of offshore wind power

New York Governor Kathy Hochul launched the state’s third 2GW offshore wind application, to reach 9GW of offshore thaerogenerators by 2035. The request follows an earlier request for information and will incorporate the first phase of New York’s $500 million (€488.5 million) investment program for ports, manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure. With the new round … Continue reading New York to install another 2 GW of offshore wind power

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Ørsted and Eversource joint venture takes final investment decision on New York’s South Fork Wind Offshore Wind Farm

South Fork Wind, a 50-50 joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has taken final investment decision (FID) on the project that will be New York’s first offshore wind farm. The final investment decision codifies the companies’ commitment to the 130 MW offshore wind project. Today’s announcement comes as US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, … Continue reading Ørsted and Eversource joint venture takes final investment decision on New York’s South Fork Wind Offshore Wind Farm

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Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

Today, at an event with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, New York Governor Kathy Hochul and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko, Equinor and bp announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1. The PSAs … Continue reading Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

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New York to invest $500m to support offshore wind energy

The State Government of New York is set to invest $500m in the offshore wind segment as part of its 2022 State of the State plan. With this investment, the government intends to bolster New York’s position in the renewable energy space. The investment will be made directly in offshore wind manufacturing, supply chain and … Continue reading New York to invest $500m to support offshore wind energy

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AES Completes Purchase of Wind Generation Portfolio from Carlyle in the State of New York

he AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced the completion of the purchase of Valcour Wind Energy (Valcour) from global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG). Valcour’s six wind farms represent the largest operating wind platform in New York and play an important role in helping the state meet its commitment to have 70% of its electricity … Continue reading AES Completes Purchase of Wind Generation Portfolio from Carlyle in the State of New York

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NextEra Energy Transmission submits offshore wind transmission proposals to support New York’s clean energy goals

NextEra Energy Transmission New York, Inc, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), today announced that it has submitted multiple proposals, collectively the New York Renewable Connect, in response to the New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) Long Island Offshore Wind Public Policy Transmission Need. The proposals help New York meet its offshore wind energy goals by reinforcing the transmission grid on … Continue reading NextEra Energy Transmission submits offshore wind transmission proposals to support New York’s clean energy goals

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Siemens Energy Will Connects New York Offshore Wind Farm to the Grid

Siemens Energy has been awarded its first offshore grid connection project in the U.S. In a consortium with Aker Solutions, the company will supply the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that will bring green energy from Sunrise Wind, New York’s first utility-scale offshore wind project, to the mainland. It is the first offshore wind … Continue reading Siemens Energy Will Connects New York Offshore Wind Farm to the Grid

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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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