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Ørsted Selected As Preferred Bidder For New York Offshore Wind Farm


Thursday, 18 Jul 2019 

July 18 (Reuters) - Orsted A/S ::REG-ØRSTED SELECTED AS PREFERRED BIDDER FOR NEW YORK OFFSHORE WIND FARM.SAYS SUBJECT TO CONTRACT SIGNING AND ØRSTED'S AND EVERSOURCE'S FINAL INVESTMENT DECISION, WIND FARM IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL IN 2024.SUNRISE WIND IS A 50-50 PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN ØRSTED, AND EVERSOURCE, NEW ENGLAND'S LARGEST ENERGY COMPANY.INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CHANGE ØRSTED'S PREVIOUS FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR FINANCIAL YEAR OF 2019.CURRENTLY DEVELOPING NEW YORK STATE'S FIRST OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT, SOUTH FORK WIND FARM OFF LONG ISLAND.CONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH FORK WIND FARM OFF LONG ISLAND IS PLANNED TO START IN 2021, AND WIND FARM WILL BE OPERATIONAL IN 2022.ØRSTED AND EVERSOURCE HAVE SIGNED A WIND TURBINE CONTRACT WITH SIEMENS GAMESA FOR JOINT VENTURE'S NORTHEAST PROJECT PORTFOLIO.ORSTED -SUBJECT TO CO'S , EVERSOURCE’S FINAL INVESTMENT DECISION, ALL THREE OFFSHORE WIND FARMS WILL BE INSTALLING SIEMENS GAMESA’S 8.0MW TURBINES.