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  • 5 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has signed an agreement with the Prysmian Group for the supply of inter-array cables for the Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York. Prysmian revealed that it is responsible for the design, supply and storage of approximately 150km of 66kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cables, which will transmit twice the current industry standard ensured by […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has chosen the name of Empire Wind for the offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.

  • 25 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Gardline Limited is conducting geophysical survey operations at Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.

  • 24 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has finalized contracts for the Empire Wind and Sunrise Wind offshore wind projects. NYSERDA signed 25-year OREC purchase-and-sale agreements with the joint venture of Ørsted A/S and Eversource Energy for its 880MW Sunrise Wind and with Equinor for the 816MW Empire Wind. “New Yorkers know all too […]

  • 19 October 2018
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Monthly surveys of offshore wildlife in the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind farm area off the coast of New York state have passed the half-way point.

  • 29 November 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved a site assessment plan (SAP) submitted by Equinor Wind US for the OCS-A 0512 wind lease area offshore New York.

  • 11 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    British multinational oil and gas company BP is moving into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor. BP has entered into an agreement with Equinor to buy 50 per cent non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Authorities

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will host a series of open house events in September to discuss New York’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind energy. NYSERDA staff will present details of the two announced projects: Empire Wind, owned and developed by Equinor US Holdings, Inc., and Sunrise Wind, […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor reported adjusted earnings of USD 3.15 billion in the second quarter of 2019, which is down from USD 4.31 billion in the same period last year. Equinor saw a net operating income of USD 3.52 billion in the period, which is again lower than the USD 3.84 billion in the second quarter of 2018. […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition to initiate a regulatory proceeding asking the New York Public Service Commission to authorize the 2020 offshore wind solicitation. As reported earlier this month, NYSERDA plans to issue the New York State’s second-ever offshore wind solicitation in 2020. The solicitation will […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last few months have been a game-changer for Equinor’s offshore wind business, the Norwegian energy company’s President and CEO Eldar Sætre said while commenting on the company’s results for the third quarter of 2019. ”Together with SSE, we were the winning bidder with three projects at Dogger Bank in the UK, making it the largest […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will issue its second solicitation for at least 1GW of offshore wind capacity in 2020, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State Address. The second solicitation could potentially yield ”substantially more” than 1GW in new capacity, according to the 2020 […]

  • 29 October 2017

    Former Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind CEO Joins CIP Michael Hannibal will join Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) as partner to take a lead role in the company’s investment activities within the offshore wind business starting from 21 December. MHI Vestas to Test 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in US MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed a three-week open house tour about the state’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind. NYSERDA presented details on the 816MW Empire Wind project, owned and developed by Equinor, and the 880MW Sunrise Wind, owned and developed by Bay State Wind LLC, a joint venture of Ørsted and […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The State of New York has selected Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource Energy, and Equinor to develop two separate offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.7GW. Sunrise Wind Bay State Wind’s Sunrise Wind was selected to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an […]

  • 12 February 2019
    R&D

    Equinor Wind US has shared a video showing the recent deployment of a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) will measure wind speed and direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions related to the resource potential […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Four proposers responded to New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state’s solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor Wind US has submitted a bid to provide New York state with renewable energy from its Empire Wind lease site located offshore New York and New Jersey. Equinor’s bid comes in response to the 800MW New York State Offshore Wind Power Procurement, the state’s first formal solicitation targeted to the newly developing US offshore […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    New York State has launched a Request for Qualifications process to upgrade port infrastructure that will be used for the local offshore wind sector. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Empire State Development (ESD), and New York Department of Transportation (DOT) seek proposals for pre-qualification from port operators and market participants interested […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) authorised the state’s Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to issue a solicitation for 1,000 MW or more of offshore wind capacity in 2020. The authorisation comes with the flexibility for NYSERDA to evaluate a range of bids for up to 2,500 MW of capacity. Still, it is […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Mammoet has reached an agreement with Port of Coeymans Marine Terminal in Coeymans, New York which allows the heavy lift specialist access to the port’s 400-acre marine terminal facility. According to Mammoet, the State of New York is ramping up for upcoming offshore wind projects in the area and is investing in upgrades to the […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Environment

    Equinor Wind US, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have launched a joint project to expand the detection and monitoring of whale species found in the waters of New York Bight. The partners will deploy two acoustic buoys designed to provide near real-time monitoring of species such as […]

  • 8 February 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor Wind US has deployed a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device will measure wind speed, wind direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions in regard to the resource potential and eventual development of the […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK North Sea will not only be Norwegian energy major Equinor’s largest project through 2026, it will also rank as the sixth largest offshore development project in the world during this period, according to Rystad Energy. UK authorities announced last week that Equinor and joint venture partner […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy could bring its Massachusetts offshore wind farm into operation by the mid-2020s, the company stated following the announcement of the provisional lease winners on 14 December.