New Jersey

State Profile

New Jersey’s 2010 landmark Offshore Wind Development Act requires the state to support 1,100 MW (and 3,000 MW by 2020) of offshore wind power through an RPS carve-out. The legislation was a model for other Atlantic Coast states, including Maryland. As the gateway to PJM, the largest electric power pool in the country, New Jersey is perfectly situated—geographically and strategically—for siting of offshore wind energy facilities.

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State Resources

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NJ Senate Bill 2711 in Support of Offshore Wind Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Jim Whelan Jan 15 2015
SR112 Senate Resolution in Support of Offshore Wind Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Stephen Sweeney Jan 15 2015
OREC Mechanism Proposal New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Oct 1 2014
Proposed Sale Notice for Leases Offshore New Jersey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 21 2014
Brief in Support of the Petition to Reopen the Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm Proceeding. Pearlman and Miranda Apr 14 2014
Denial of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Mar 9 2014
Transcript of Dec. 10th BPU Hearing New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Dec 10 2013
NJ Attorney General Brief on Fishermen’s Energy New Jersey Attorney General Dec 4 2013
PSEG Comments on Fishermen’s Energy PSEG Dec 4 2013
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
Assessment of New Jersey Offshore Wind Leasing Areas National Renewable Energy Laboratory Oct 1 2013
New Jersey Opinions on Offshore Wind Power Monmouth University Polling Institute Sep 1 2013
Fishermen's Energy Outline for Atlantic City Project Fishermen's Energy Aug 9 2013
Fishermen's Energy Response to the NJ BPU Inglesino , Pearlman, Wyciskala, & Taylor Jul 12 2013
New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel’s Reply Brief on Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm Application New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel Jul 12 2013
Timeline Summary of Atlantic City Windfarm New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Jul 9 2013
Testimony on Atlantic City Wind Project’s Economic Benefits New Jersey Board of Public Utilities May 5 2013
Atlantic City Residents’ Opinion of Proposed Windfarm University of Delaware Apr 1 2013
Initial Brief on Fishermen's Energy Atlantic City Wind Farm Inglesino, Pearlman, Wyciskala, & Taylor Mar 8 2013
Execution Version of Petition for Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm Inglesino, Pearlman, Wyciskala, & Taylor Mar 8 2013
2013 Amendments to Offshore Wind Rregulations New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Feb 19 2013
Atlantic Wind Connection-NJ energy link Atlantic Wind Connection Jan 14 2013
Impacts of Atlantic Wind Connection on New Jersey Atlantic Wind Connection Jan 1 2013
Petition of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm for the Approval of the State Waters Wind Project and Authorizing Offshore Renewable Energy Certificates [BPU Docket No. E011050314V] Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Sep 17 2012
Request to Study the Atlantic Wind Connection Project and Request for Scoping Meeting Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC); Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Jun 13 2012
Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0043] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 15 2012
Permit Readiness Checklist New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) May 11 2012
Evaluating the Economics of Offshore Wind Projects: Evaluation of the Application by Fishermen's Energy (FERN) Atlantic City Windfarm, LLC New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Feb 22 2012
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 1: Wind and Solar Power Profiles PJM Interconnection LLC Feb 17 2012
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012

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