New York Awards Equinor and bp 2490 MW in Offshore Wind Contracts

Saur Energy | Jan 14, 2021 at 10:54 PM
  • Equinor, along with incoming strategic partner bp, has been selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the largest renewable energy procurements in the US to date.
  • Under the award, the firm will provide a generation capacity of 1,260 megawatts (MW) renewable 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.
  • In November 2020, Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, had announced the financial close on the first two phases of the project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally.