New York Selects Developer For Offshore Wind, Announces More State-backed Renewable Energy Projects
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Equinor has been selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power
Under the award, Equinor and incoming strategic partner bp will provide 1,260 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power from Empire Wind 2, and another 1,230 MW of power from Beacon Wind 1 -- adding to the existing commitment to provide New York with 816 MW of renewable power from Empire Wind 1 -- totaling 3.3 gigawatts (GW) of power to the State.
The execution of the procurement award is subject to the successful negotiation of a purchase and sale agreement with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Separately, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York will contract for another 24 large-scale renewable energy generation projects in 2021, including 23 solar farms and one hydroelectric facility, representing more than 2,200 megawatts