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Equinor Announces Offtake Deal for New York Offshore Wind Project

Equinor on June 4 announced its has finalized an agreement with New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for the renewable power generated by the 810-MW Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project.

The deal comes after NYSERDA in February announced that Equinor had been selected as a conditional winner in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation. New York officials last month gave Equinor approval to begin construction of the project, and onshore construction activity for the project is ongoing at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal.

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