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NYS and Capital Region Opportunities in Off Shore Wind

June 25, 2020: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Program Description:

Join the Center for Economic Growth for a discussion of the offshore wind industry with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Ørsted – a global leader in offshore wind development. The US Offshore Wind Market is worth an estimated $70 billion over the next 10 years and the State of New York and Capital Region are working to be the hub of this new industry in the US. Program will include an overview from NYSERDA on the state’s nation leading 9 GW commitment and opportunity to learn about Ørsted and their 880 MW Sunrise Wind Project.

Agenda and Speakers:

1:30pm Opening Remarks: Center for Economic Growth


Matt Vestal, Senior Advisor, Large-Scale Renewables, NYSERDA

  • Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act
  • New York’s Off Shore Wind path to 9GW


Grant van Wyngaarden, Senior Supply Chain Development Manager, Ørsted US Offshore Wind

Jennifer Garvey, New York Market Affairs Manager, Ørsted US Offshore Wind

Pat Smith, Vice President – Competitive Transmission and Renewable Markets, Eversource 

  • Introduction to Ørsted, Eversource, and the Sunrise and South Fork Wind projects
  • Offshore wind 101
  • Capital Region supply chain opportunities



Who Should Attend: Anyone interested in knowing what Off Shore Wind is all about!

  • Learn about an emerging industry in the Capital Region/NYS and determine your possible fit
  • What are the State’s goals?
  • Why is OSW important?
  • What does an OSW project entail?

No cost to attend. Please Register below:



NYSERDA is leading the coordination of offshore wind opportunities in New York State and is supporting the development of 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035 in a responsible and cost-effective manner. Offshore wind will be a crucial step on the pathway to a carbon-neutral economy and a critical component in achieving the expanded Clean Energy Standard, whereby 70 percent of New York’s electricity will come from renewable sources by 2030 under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, New York’s ambitious and comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation.
NY State OSW Supply Chain Database

About Ørsted:

Sunrise Wind brings unparalleled experience in developing offshore wind to New Yorkers, as a 50/50 partnership between Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind and a global leader in climate action, and Eversource, New England’s largest energy company and premier electric transmission builder. Ørsted – which has recently ranked the most sustainable company in the world and will be the world’s first major energy company to become carbon-neutral by 2025 – envisions a world run entirely on green energy while Eversource is one of the nation’s most responsible companies, as ranked by Newsweek, Forbes and JUST capital and has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030, faster than any other utility in the U.S.

Supplier Registration

Questions? Contact Peter Lion


June 25, 2020
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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