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OW East Announces Name of Planned New York Bite Offshore Wind Farm

Offshore wind development company Ocean Winds East (OW East) on Thursday announced the official name of a planned offshore wind project in New York Bay.wind farm is called Bluepoint style.

The project, which is in the early stages of development, is located 38 nautical miles off the coast of New York and 53 nautical miles off the coast of New Jersey and is capable of generating up to 1.7 gigawatts of power, enough to turn it on. 900,000 households.

“This project will contribute to significant greenhouse gas emissions, including New York’s goal of developing 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035 and New Jersey’s goal of developing 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035. It will help neighboring states meet their reduction targets and offshore wind targets.”

Bluepoint Wind is part of Ocean Winds, an international offshore wind energy company founded by EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE (50:50), and New York-based Global Infrastructure Partners, an independent infrastructure fund manager. GIP) partnership.

“As part of our enhanced planning and permitting efforts, Bluepoint Wind will be working with stakeholders to highlight Bluepoint Wind’s commitment to responsible development, environmental protection, safety, social equity, economic development and long-term building. We will start implementing a process of public participation and relationships with neighboring communities,” said Ocean Winds East.

What is your name?

According to the company, Bluepoint Wind pays tribute to the history of oysters in the coastal regions of New York and New Jersey, where oysters were once cornerstones of local ecosystems and cultures.

“The local oyster population almost disappeared in the 20th century.th However, community groups recently reintroduced oysters to the area through careful habitat restoration and population management. It benefits communities in New York and New Jersey by protecting them from the weather.

John Dempsey, CEO of Bluepoint Wind “Bluepoint wind looks forward to the opportunity to help New York and New Jersey reach their ambitious renewable energy goals. We have focused on strategies that not only create but also help deliver long-term value to neighboring communities and stakeholders, including investing in historically disadvantaged communities, protecting the environment, and prioritizing workforce development.” Bluepoint Wind works with local and regional partners to ensure these benefits are realized.

Pete Malinowski, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Billion Oyster Project “The Billion Oyster Project is thrilled to partner with Bluepoint Wind as it aligns with our mission to ensure a healthy and biodiverse New York Harbor. approach is our belief that if we are to continue to live, work, teach and learn on this planet, we must build alliances and partnerships to fundamentally change the way we relate to nature. directly reflects the

Credit: Ocean Winds

https://www.oedigital.com/news/499479-ow-east-unveils-name-for-planned-new-york-bight-offshore-wind-farm OW East Announces Name of Planned New York Bite Offshore Wind Farm

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