"Empire Wind" News

Aker Solutions' FEED for Empire Wind Concrete Foundations

Feb 17, 2021

Norway-based offshore engineering and construction company Aker Solutions has signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to study the design and delivery of concrete foundations for the wind turbine generators (WTG) for the planned Empire Wind project in New York…

Equinor, BP Firm Up US Offshore Wind Partnership

Jan 29, 2021

Equinor and bp have completed their previously announced transaction including bp’s $1.1 billion purchase from Equinor of a 50% interest in two major lease areas off the US East Coast. The transaction is the first step in a strategic partnership…

Equinor Selected for US' Largest Offshore Wind Award

Jan 13, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor said it has been selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the United States' largest renewable energy procurements to date.Under the award, Equinor and partner BP will provide 1,260…

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2020

This has certainly been an active year for offshore wind, both in the U.S. and globally. Looking at the U.S. in particular, the East Coast is certainly giving cause for real optimism with a clear pipeline of state procurement targets indicating 12 gigawatts installed by 2030 and 29…

"Hundreds of Jobs" - Equinor Picks Port of Albany for Offshore Wind Tower Making Facility

Nov 13, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has proposed the Port of Albany, in upstate New York, as the first offshore wind tower manufacturing facility in the  U.S.'Developed jointly with leading wind industry manufacturers Marmen and Welcon, Equinor…

Equinor Bids for Two Wind Projects off US East Coast

Oct 20, 2020

Norwegian energy firm Equinor said on Tuesday it had submitted two bids in New York's second offshore wind auction, following a deal it signed with BP last month to cooperate on offshore wind in the United States.Equinor said it was bidding for two projects off the U…

Offshore Wind Turbines: Size Really Matters, Rystad Says

Sep 18, 2020

With the offshore wind industry growing, even during the global pandemic, offshore wind turbines are expected to grow in size and capacity, too, and Rystad Energy believes bigger is better.As previously reported, Siemens Gamesa in May announced…

BP Buys into Equinor's U.S. Offshore Wind Business for $1.1B

Sep 10, 2020

Norwegian company Equinor and the British oil giant BP have entered into a strategic partnership to develop offshore wind projects in the US. Under the agreement, BP will buy a 50% stake in Equinor's Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the…

New York Launches Up To 2,500MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jul 22, 2020

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced offshore wind solicitation aimed at developing up to 2,500 Megawatts of renewable energy and complementary multi-port infrastructure investment.The solicitation includes a multi-port strategy…

Equinor Officially Names Its U.S Offshore Wind Project

Jun 03, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has officially named its wind project off the coast of New England, USA. The name is Beacon Wind.'Beacon conveys a sense of hope and guidance, qualities that we value very highly at Equinor, especially now,” said Siri Espedal Kindem…

Offshore Wind: Half Empty or Half Full?

Feb 11, 2020

As a new decade starts, offshore wind development continues to progress. Actually, it’s probably more accurate to write that the development of the development of offshore wind (OFW) continues to, uh, well, develop.Apologies for that mild sarcasm…

UK, Norway Purses Blow Wind in Equinor Sails

Feb 07, 2020

UK (and Norwegian) taxpayers are largely footing Equinor’s wind-energy success by helping the offshore oil, gas and renewables player operate a healthy profit and hand out dividends, Norwegian news reports have been trumpeting of late.It was Stavanger Aftenblad…

Prysmian to Wire Chinese Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 09, 2020

Italian multinational manufacturer of cables Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) for the supply of cables for DEC’s newest 10 MW offshore wind turbine prototype.The contract includes the supply of…

Prysmian Wins Equinor's Empire Wind Gig

Dec 05, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has contracted Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian to supply the submarine inter-array cable system for the 816-MW Empire Wind project off the coast of New York.Prysmian will provide the 66kV insulated array…

A 'NOC' on Wind?

Sep 03, 2019

Late last week, a large Equinor spending allotment passed under the radar of many a news stream: the Norwegian offshore operator was given a $230 million grant by largest shareholder, Oslo, to pursue wind projects, or at least one in particular…

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