Edison Chouest Signs Service Operations Vessel Deal for Empire Wind Farms

Rendering of the Empire Wind service operations vessel. Credit: Edison Chouest Offshore Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to U.S. marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). … Read More

Equinor, bp Finalize Agreements to Push Forward with New York Offshore Wind Projects

Artistic rendering of the Port of Albany. (Credit: McFarland Johnson Inc.) Equinor and bp have finalized purchase and sale agreements (PSA) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1. … Read More

Vestas Chosen as Preferred Supplier for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York. Vestas will provide 138 V236-15.0 … Read More

Xodus delivers Empire Wind inter-array cables study

Engineering consultancy Xodus has completed an inter-array cables installation study for Equinor’s Empire Wind Phase 1 offshore New York. Xodus was tasked with maturing the inter-array cable installation concept to identify technical solutions or installation methodologies that may add value … Read More

Equinor Proposes to Locate First Offshore Wind Tower, Transition Piece in Port of Albany

Equinor has proposed to locate the U.S.’s first offshore wind tower manufacturing facility at the Port of Albany, in upstate New York. Developed jointly with wind industry manufacturers Marmen and Welcon, Equinor stands ready to transform the port for manufacturing … Read More

Equinor’s NY offshore wind plans could bring 350 jobs in Port of Albany

If Equinor’s bids are successful at New York State’s latest offshore wind solicitation, that could lead to creation of up to 350 jobs related to manufacturing of wind turbine components at the Port of Albany in upstate New York. Namely, … Read More

Equinor Enters Agreement to Sell East Coast Wind Assets

Equinor has entered into an agreement with BP to sell 50% of its non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the U.S. East Coast for a total consideration – before adjustments – of $1.1 billion. Through … Read More