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Five companies, including Norway’s Equinor, Denmark’s Orsted and France’s EDF have submitted bids to supply offshore wind power to the New York state, the companies said on Thursday.
New York state closed bidding on.ny.gov/2E54m5q on Thursday to provide 800-megawatts of offshore wind energy, a part of a plan develop up to 2,400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power by 2030, and will choose a supplier in the spring.
Equinor is planning to build a wind park on 80,000 acres south of Long Island it won in a U.S. federal auction in 2016, with potential total capacity of up to 2,000 MW, in push to diversify its investments away from oil and gas.
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Published: February 1, 2019