Vestas named supplier for US offshore projects

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between energy companies Equinor and BP, has named wind turbine specialist Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York, USA.

Vestas has been contracted to provide 138 V236-15.0 MW turbines for Empire Wind 1 and 2, located 15-30 miles off the coast of Long Island. 

‘We are honoured to partner with Equinor and bp as preferred supplier for the Empire wind projects and provide our V236-15.0 MW turbine to help New York achieve its ambitious offshore wind energy goals,’ said Laura Beane, President of Vestas North America.

This story uses material from Vestas, with editorial changes made by Materials Today.