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about the project

Equinor is developing Empire Wind 1 & 2 offshore New York, together with bp.

2.1 GW

Producing 2.1 GW of renewable energy

1 Million

Powering 1 million New York homes

Project Timeline

The commercial lease for this federal offshore wind area was signed by Equinor in March 2017, following the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) successful auction in December 2016. First power is expected to be delivered in the mid-2020s.

Empire Wind Virtual Simulation Hall

The Virtual Simulation Hall allows you to experience the appearance of the planned offshore wind farm as it will be seen from shore.

Use your desktop computer or tablet to navigate around the exhibition and see static and animated simulations of the wind turbines out at sea.

Visit Simulation

In the Wind

The latest about the project