US wind contract

Contracted by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, COWI will deliver a turnkey design for the wind turbine foundations for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 projects off the coast of Long Island, New York. With an anticipated generation capacity of more than 2GW of renewable power, the Empire Wind development will utilize 15 MW wind turbines. COWI will provide over 100 experts to work on all aspects of the wind turbine foundation design, from the tower interface to the seabed fastening. Commenting on the deal, Greg Matzat, Market Director, Offshore Wind & Renewables at COWI noted how thrilled the business was to be involved. “It’s developments like this that really excite us, a complex engineering project, at the head of the development of a new industry in the US, that has huge social benefits and will help New York and the US achieve their renewable energy goals.”