NYSERDA finalizes new Empire Wind and Sunrise Wind contracts

Capt. John

NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) has finalized new purchase and sales agreements for the energy produced by two major offshore wind projects:

  • Empire Wind 1, a planned 810-megawatt project (developed by Equinor)
  • Sunrise Wind, a planned 924-megawatt project (developed by Ørsted and Eversource).

Both projects had previously been awarded contracts by NYSERDA in 2019, but had been put in doubt when, last October, the New York State Public Service Commission denied...


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