New York’s first offshore wind project

Published on January 21st, 2022

New York State’s first offshore wind farm will move to the construction phase after receiving approval from federal regulators. The 132 megawatt (MW) South Fork Wind project, which includes 12 turbines with one nautical mile spacing, will be located 35 miles east of Montauk Point and produce enough clean energy to power 70,000 homes. Offshore installation of the project’s monopile foundations and 11-megawatt Siemens-Gamesa wind turbines is expected to begin in summer 2023, with operations to begin in later in the year. – Full report

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