New York Pushes Clean Energy Boundaries with Unprecedented Offshore Wind Project

EDF statement from Marc Rauch, Acting New York Director, Clean Energy

July 14, 2016
Catherine Ittner, (512) 691-3458,

(NEW YORK – July 14, 2016) The Long Island Power Authority is considering approving next Wednesday the largest offshore wind farm in the U.S. When complete, the proposed 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm will produce enough energy to power approximately 50,000 homes.

“Time and again, New York has demonstrated remarkable clean energy leadership. By taking wind power to new heights, the Long Island Power Authority will further solidify the Empire State as a clean energy pioneer, resulting in climate benefits and healthier air for generations to come.”

  • Marc Rauch, Acting New York Director, Clean Energy

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