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Past Events

Offshore Wind Innovation Hub Information Session

February 8, 2024

Calling all aspiring applicants & interested ecosystem partners! Join the Offshore Wind Innovation Hub for a information session on their open Call for Innovators. More information can be found here

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Offshore Wind Educational Open Houses- Long Beach NY

January 24, 2024

Join NYSERDA, New York State agencies, offshore wind project developers, and other industry partners to learn about the State’s work to responsibly develop offshore wind to advance the critical clean energy targets of New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Long Island: Wednesday, January 24, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
Long Beach Public Library
111 W Park Ave, Long Beach, NY 11561

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Offshore Wind Educational Open Houses – Red Hook Brooklyn

January 10, 2024

Join NYSERDA, New York State agencies, offshore wind project developers, and other industry partners to learn about the State’s work to responsibly develop offshore wind to advance the critical clean energy targets of New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Red Hook, Brooklyn: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
Joseph Miccio Community Center
110 W 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Canceled: Offshore Wind Educational Open House – Astoria Queens

January 9, 2024

Update: Due to the expected storm weather in New York City, NYSERDA is postponing tonight’s Offshore Wind Open House in Astoria, Queens. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Join NYSERDA, New York State agencies, offshore wind project developers, and other industry partners to learn about the State’s work to responsibly develop offshore wind to advance the critical clean energy targets of New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Astoria, Queens: Tuesday, January 9, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
Variety Boys and Girls Club
21-12 30th Rd, Queens, NY 11102

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Virtual Public Meeting- Onshore Substation Brooklyn

December 12, 2023

Empire Wind is an offshore wind project which will generate renewable energy for
New York. An Onshore Substation (ONS) will be constructed in Sunset Park,
Brooklyn.

Construction at SBMT requires a State Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (SPDES) permit for construction dewatering activities.
In accordance with NYSDEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29), Equinor is hosting a public meeting to provide the public with information regarding the dewatering activities.

Join us at the upcoming virtual public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December
12th from 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. to learn more about the SPDES permit and construction
dewatering activities.

For more information, please visit the online document repository at:
https://www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/sunset-park.

A Zoom link will be provided upon registration. Please contact the Empire Wind team by email at: empirewind@equinor.com or in writing at: 34 35th Street, Suite A415 Brooklyn, NY 11232 for additional information regarding this project.

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South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) Virtual Public Meeting

December 12, 2023

Empire Wind is an offshore wind project which will generate renewable energy for
New York. South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) Port Infrastructure
Improvements are part of this project.

Construction at SBMT requires a State Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (SPDES) permit for construction dewatering activities. In accordance with NYSDEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29), Equinor is hosting a public meeting to provide the public with information regarding the dewatering activities.

Join us at the upcoming virtual public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December
12th from 6 – 7:15 p.m. to learn more about the SPDES permit and construction
dewatering activities. A Zoom link will be provided for registrants.

For more information, please visit the online document repository at:
https://www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/sunset-park.

A Zoom link will be provided upon registration. Please contact the Empire Wind team by email at: empirewind@equinor.com or in writing at: 34 35th Street, Suite A415 Brooklyn, NY 11232 for additional information regarding
this project.

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Public Service Commission Article VII Meetings- Empire Wind 2

October 11, 2023

On October 11, 2023, the Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold in-person public meetings on the Empire Wind Project Article VII proceeding. Two public information sessions will each be followed by a public statement hearing, where those wishing to comment on the project will have an opportunity to make a statement.

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS
• Wednesday, October 11, 2023; 1:00 PM ET
• Wednesday, October 11, 2023; 5:30 PM ET
PUBLIC STATEMENT HEARINGS
• Wednesday, October 11, 2023; 2:00 PM ET
• Wednesday, October 11, 2023; 6:30 PM ET

Descargue el folleto en español aquí.

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Operation Splash Volunteer Day

September 22, 2023

The Empire Wind team and Operation SPLASH joined forces on Friday to close out Climate Week. We cleaned the Western Bays removing microplastics, Styrofoam, construction materials, and other debris from local marshes. If you haven’t already, check out Operation SPLASH, a volunteer-based organization dedicated to improving the quality of LI’s south shore bays, waterways, and beaches. Since 1990, its members have removed more than 3 million pounds of trash

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Sports Power Clean Energy Clinic- Wyandanch

July 20, 2023

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Sports Power Clean Energy Clinic- Brentwood

July 18, 2023

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South Brooklyn Marine Terminal: Community Engagement Meeting

June 12, 2023

SBMT is now at the 90% design phase! Equinor will present solutions to the requests and concerns we heard from our neighbors and partners.

Brooklyn Community Board 7 Meeting Space 4201 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11232

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Long Island Open House – Long Beach

Empire Wind

June 8, 2023

You can view, comment on, and download posters from the June 8 Long Beach Open House here.

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Long Island Open House – Island Park

Empire Wind

May 3, 2023

You can view, comment on, and download posters from the May 3 Island Park Open House here.

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Supply Chain Expo – Long Island

March 10, 2023

We’re connecting New York’s supply chain to the clean energy industry. Learn how you can join us in this growing sector.

Fri, March 10, 2023, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Farmingdale State College: 2350 Broadhollow Road Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Ecosystem Fund Virtual Info Session

March 7, 2023

A recording is now available here.

This virtual event is for those interested in learning more about the Offshore Wind Ecosystem Fund and how to apply. The $5 million community investment fund has been established by Equinor Wind US and developed in collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the Sunset Park Task Force to support sustainable growth, empowerment of underserved areas, and climate justice in the offshore wind ecosystem in New York City.

A significant portion of the awards will be made to frontline and environmental justice communities and priority will be given to minority/women owned and service-disabled veteran owned businesses.

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South Brooklyn Marine Terminal: Community Engagement Meeting

Empire Wind

February 28, 2023

A recording is now available here.

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NYC Supply Chain Expo

February 7, 2023

We’re connecting New York’s supply chain to the clean energy industry. Learn how you can join us in this growing sector.

Tuesday February 7, 2023, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

CUNY Graduate Center

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Supply Chain Expo – Capital Region

December 13, 2022

Participants will have a chance to interact with Equinor Renewables US representatives, meet awarded Tier 1 contractors involved in Equinor projects in New York, hear from leaders in New York’s renewable energy landscape, and find out how to prepare for opportunities in upcoming renewable energy projects.

Time: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Location:

Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Avenue Troy, NY 12180

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Long Beach Community Event

Empire Wind

December 8, 2022

Recording is now available here.

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$5M Offshore Wind Ecosystem Fund Virtual Matchmaking Event

Empire Wind

November 29, 2022

Recording is now available here.

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Island Park Community Meeting

Empire Wind

November 29, 2022

Recording is now available here

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Offshore Wind Ecosystem Fund

Empire Wind

November 15, 2022

Video recording available here.

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North Shore Community Meeting

Empire Wind

June 22, 2022

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom at 06:00 pm EST.

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Brooklyn Community Meeting

Empire Wind

June 7, 2022

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Island Park Community Meeting

Empire Wind

June 2, 2022

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Long Beach Community Meeting

Empire Wind

May 4, 2022

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Long Beach Community Meeting

Empire Wind

April 12, 2022

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Equinor Community Meeting

Empire Wind

December 15, 2021

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In the Wind

The latest about the project