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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Tourist Viewshed Externalities and Wind Energy Production Agricultural and Resource Economics Review Jul 28 2017
NJ Offshore Wind Recommended Compliance Structure Atlantic City Electric (ACE) Jan 13 2009
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
The Atlantic Wind Connection: A Bold Plan That Makes Sense Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Dec 8 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll- New Jersey Toplines Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll New Jersey Analysis Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Impacts of Atlantic Wind Connection on New Jersey Atlantic Wind Connection Jan 1 2013
Atlantic Wind Connection-NJ energy link Atlantic Wind Connection Jan 14 2013
Atlantic Wind Connection's (AWC's) Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Companies Dec 20 2010
An Assessment of the Public Policy, Reliability, Congestion Relief, and Economic Benefits of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project- Executive Summary Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Companies Dec 21 2010
Final Sale Notice for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New Jersey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Sep 23 2015
Proposed Sale Notice for Leases Offshore New Jersey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 21 2014
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
New Jersey- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Department of Energy Final Environmental Assessment - Fisherman's Atlantic City Windfarm Department of Energy Dec 31 2015
BOEM awards 2 commercial WEA leases off New Jersey coast Department of Interior Nov 9 2015
Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Order on Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 19 2011
Fishermen's Energy petition to NJ Supreme Court Fishermen's Energy Jun 29 2015
Fishermen's Energy Outline for Atlantic City Project Fishermen's Energy Aug 9 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
Comments on Design and Implementation of proposed Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) program Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Jan 5 2009
Opinions on Wind Turbines at the Southern New Jersey Shore Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Aug 3 2009
Survey of Residents & Visitors in Four Communities Along the Southern New Jersey Shore Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Aug 3 2009
Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) Straw Proposal for NJ Offshore Wind Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Carve-Out Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) Jan 13 2009
Final Report to Governor Jon S. Corzine of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Development of Wind Turbine Facilities in Coastal Waters Governor Jon S. Corzine Apr 1 2006
Policy Recommendations for Congressional and Executive Branch Leaders on Transmission and Offshore Wind Development Governors John Baldacci (ME); James Douglas (VT); John Lynch (NH); Deval Patrick (MA); Donald Carcieri (RI); David Paterson (NY); Jon Corzine (NJ); Jack Markell (DE); Martin O'Malley (MD); Timothy Kaine (VA) May 4 2009
Fishermen's Energy Response to the NJ BPU Inglesino , Pearlman, Wyciskala, & Taylor Jul 12 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
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

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