Empire Wind (USA)
Empire Wind is a wind farm planned for an area of 80,000 acres, in federal waters, an average of 20 miles south of Long Island, east of the Rockaways. The Empire Wind site extends 14-30 miles southeast of Long Island and covers water depths between 65 and 131 feet (20-40 meters). Empire Wind will have the capacity to produce 1,000-1,500 megawatts of electricity, enough to power about 1 million homes. Each turbine is expected to have an installed capacity of 10-15 MW. Empire Wind will be constructed by private investors. Investments for a 1 GW project are typically about $ 3 billion.