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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Current Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Shapefiles US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Wind Energy Areas with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lease Blocks US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 12 2011
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Environmental Assessment (EA)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 12 2011
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia- Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 11 2011
Proposed Readoption of Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Rules, N.J.A.C. 14:8-6 et seq. (Docket #EX11060352) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Jun 20 2011
Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) Funding Mechanism Proposed New Rule, N.J.A.C. 14:8-6.6 (Docket #EX11060353) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Jun 20 2011
2011-2012 Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Workplan Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Jun 15 2011
Offshore Wind Rebate Program/Order Granting Extension of Time to Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) (Docket #EO08110971) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Jun 15 2011
Commercial Indications of Interest- New Jersey Call for Information and Nominations Area (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0005] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jun 6 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Order on Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 19 2011
Offshore Wind Rebate Program/Order Granting Extension of Time to Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) (Docket #EO08110971) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Apr 27 2011
Offshore New Jersey- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) (Docket #BOEM-2011-0005) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
New Jersey Call Area Map US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
New Jersey Call Area Map US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
New Jersey Call Area GIS Files US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
New Jersey Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) Boundary Coordinates US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
Offshore Wind Rebate Program/Order Granting Extension of Time to Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) (Docket #EO08121064) New Jersery Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Mar 30 2011
Smart from the Start: Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Environmental Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 24 2011
Areas under Consideration for Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 8 2011
Highlights: Moving in the Right Direction Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Feb 22 2011
Final Rules for Offshore Wind Renewable Energy, N.J.A.C. 14:8-6 New Jersey Office of Administrative Law (OAL) Feb 20 2011
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Shapefile US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Feb 11 2011
Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Feb 9 2011
Draft Rules for Offshore Wind Renewable Energy, N.J.A.C. 14:8-6 New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Feb 1 2011
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
Atlantic Wind Connection's (AWC's) Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Companies Dec 20 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) New Jersey Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 19 2010
New Jersey's Area of Interest- Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Nov 19 2010
Department of Defense (DOD) Operating Areas and Warning Areas U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Nov 19 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) New Jersey Renewable Energy Task Force U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Nov 19 2010

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