E-TWG Activities

Environmental Mitigation Plans

In October 2019, NYSERDA finalized contracts to purchase power from the Empire Wind project (Equinor Wind US LLC) and Sunrise Wind project (a joint venture of Ørsted A/S and Eversource Energy) as part of the New York Phase 1 offshore wind procurement. The contracts include environmental mitigation plans as well as commitments from both developers to further refine these plans through consultation with the E-TWG. Updated versions of environmental mitigation plans will be posted as they become available.

Photo credits: Wind farm © David Will - pixabay; Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm © Nicholas Doherty - unsplash

The Environmental Technical Working Group (E-TWG) is a New York State outreach and collaboration effort with environmental stakeholders and offshore wind energy developers.

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