Liberty Wind will bring substantial economic development and job creation to New York providing hundreds of millions in economic activity in the state, and thousands jobs on Long Island, the Albany region, and in New York City.
NEW YORK CONSTRUCTION
Liberty Wind offshore wind development will kickstart a new industry in New York creating thousands of jobs in New York including the Albany region.
Foundation components will be fabricated at a port facility and transported down the Hudson River to the project site in the Atlantic Ocean.
Utilizing New York workers and contractors to build onshore transmission cable & converter station
Significant upgrades to Long Island’s transmission infrastructure
Supply Chain Development Grants
Offshore wind business development grants can attract existing offshore wind businesses to a growing offshore wind industry. If selected to build a project to serve New York, Liberty Wind will fund grants to accelerate New York’s offshore wind supply chain.
JOBS TRAINING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Working on the construction and operations of offshore wind projects requires specialized skills and certifications. Liberty Wind would provide grants to get New York residents the training they need for careers in offshore wind.
If selected to build a project to serve New York, Liberty Wind will provide substantial community benefits.
Liberty Wind will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to taking 500,000 cars off the road.