The Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo announced that by 2030, the state will build enough offshore wind turbines to provide electricity to 1.25 million homes.
New plan for the construction of wind farms 2,400 MW sounded in the speech of the Governor a day after it was announced the intention to close the nuclear power plant, Indian point in 2021 and replace it with clean energy sources. An ambitious program is supported by a research Agency on energy of the state, according to which the wind resources of new York should be enough for 15 million homes.
The first will be a project of the South Fork with a capacity of 90 MW of energy which is enough for 50 million homes this Peninsula, and the surplus through an underwater cable will arrive in East HAMPTON, to help the city transition to 100% clean energy by 2030. The station is located 30 miles from the land, so that it could not be seen from the shore, and she did not stop to admire the ocean. The company Deepwater Wind, the developer of the project, already has almost everything necessary to begin construction, the right to hire, long term contract. published