Federal regulators have completed their environmental analysis of plans for Empire Wind, finding potentially significant impact to the fishing industry.
Costs have spiraled as Beacon Wind 1 moves slowly through review; developer says it is impossible to finance under terms negotiated.
Residents at an information session on a proposed OSW transmission line landing on Long Island were frustrated by officials' frequent lack of answers.
New York said its latest offshore wind solicitation drew more than 100 proposals from six developers for eight new projects — a record level of response.
NYSERDA did not release details on the submissions for New York state’s third offshore wind solicitation, but least some of the would-be developers are known.
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Beacon Wind I drew unanimous public support during public hearings on the transmission line needed for the1,230-MW wind farm planned off the New York coast.
Developers bid a total $757 million, or $2,039/acre, for five leases in two wind energy areas off California in the first West Coast offshore wind auction.
Sunrise Wind cleared a significant regulatory hurdle after the New York PSC approved a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need.
Equinor and bp have created a fund to help pay for workforce development and support community-empowerment aspects of New York’s nascent offshore wind industry.
A marine acoustic study underway in the Empire Wind project lease area will be extended through 2028.
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