Re: GE announces 1050 MW order of wind energy from Pattern Energy//Norway???
If GE had some money, would they try to acquire these guys?
Equinor Selected to Develop Major Offshore Wind Projects Off New York State
energy giant Equinor has been selected to develop two large offshore
wind farms off New York State in what is said to be one of the largest
renewable energy procurements in the United States history.
the procurement award, Equinor and its strategic partner BP will
provide 1,260 MW capacity of offshore wind power from Empire Wind 2
project and another 1,230 MW of power from Beacon Wind 1. Combined with
Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project’s 816 MW capacity, the projects will
total 3.3 gigawatts of renewable power to the State.
award was granted by the New York State Energy Research and Development
Authority (NYSERDA) and is subject to the successful negotiation of a
purchase and sale agreement.
award includes stipulations that the companies will partner with the
State to transform two New York ports, the South Brooklyn Marine
Terminal (SBMT) and the Port of Albany, into large-scale offshore wind
industrial facilities, positioning New York to become an offshore wind
the State of New York announced plans develop the nation’s first
offshore wind tower manufacturing facility at the Port of Albany.
U.S. East Coast is one of the most attractive growth markets for
offshore wind in the world,” says Anders Opedal, CEO of Equinor. “The
successful bids for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 represent a
game-changer for our offshore wind business in the U.S. and underline
Equinor’s commitment to be a leading company in the energy transition.
These projects will also create value through economies of scale and
support our strategic ambition of becoming a global offshore wind
Equinor and the State of New York will create a robust offshore wind
supply chain capable of manufacturing, assembling, and staging these
projects at scale,” says Siri Espedal Kindem, President of Equinor Wind
York State Governor Andrew Cuomo today spoke of the state’s plans for
renewable energy projects in his State of the State address. “This is
the largest production of renewable energy by any state in U.S.
history,” said Governor Cuomo.
our offshore wind and land-based renewable projects will reduce carbon
emissions by almost 16 million metric tons per year—attracting nearly
$26 billion in direct investments and creating over 17,000 good-paying
jobs,” said Cuomo.