Project at a glance
What it is?
880 MW offshore wind farm – the largest in New York – with the potential capacity to power more than half a million homes
Who's behind it?
50/50 partnership between Ørsted and Eversource, with support from Con Edison and the New York Power Authority
When is it happening?
Expected to be fully operational by 2024
Where is it?
At least 30 miles east of Montauk Point, virtually unnoticeable to Long Island residents and beachgoers
Why do it?
Providing residents with 100% renewable energy to help New York accomplish a carbon-free energy grid by 2040