Empire Wind is an 825MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Atlantic Ocean, New York, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2026.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Offshore||825||–||825||Permitting||New York, the US||Equinor Wind US|
The project is being developed by Equinor Wind US. The project is co-owned by BP and Equinor Wind US, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.
The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 500,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $3,000m. The turbines will be mounted on a fixed gravity-based(concrete) foundation and will be interconnected by 66kV inter-array cable.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2026.
Vestas Offshore Wind will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 55 units of V236-15MW turbines, each with 15MW nameplate capacity.
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