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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New Jersey Minerals Management Service (MMS) Task Force Meeting US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 12 2010
New Jersey Current Energy Landscape Rutgers University, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; Rutgers University, Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy (CEEEP) Jan 20 2010
New Jersey Going Green: An Industry Overview New Jersey State Energy Sector Partnership (SESP) Council Jan 4 2010
Lease of Submerged Lands for Alternative Energy Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf (Lease #OCS-A-0473)- Fishermen's Energy (FERN) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 1 2009
Lease of Submerged Lands for Alternative Energy Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) (Lease #OCS-A-0472)- Deepwater Wind US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 1 2009
Lease of Submerged Lands for Alternative Energy Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf (Lease #OCS-A-0475)- Bluewater Wind US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 1 2009
Recommendations for Decisions on Issuance of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Limited Leases Under the Interim Policy (IP) Offshore Delaware and New Jersey (May 2009) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 1 2009
New Jersey Going Green- A Demand-Supply Analysis of Current and Potential Green Jobs and Green Skills New Jersey State Energy Sector Partnership Council Oct 8 2009
Large Scale Wind Turbine Siting Map Report New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Sep 8 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
Issuance of Leases for Wind Resource Data Collection on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore Delaware and New Jersey- Environmental Assessment (EA) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jun 4 2009
Mid-Atlantic Governors' Agreement on Ocean Conservation Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Jun 4 2009
Mid-Atlantic Ocean Renewable Energy Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Jun 2 2009
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
Revised Straw Proposal: NJ Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Mar 10 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
NJ Offshore Wind Recommended Compliance Structure Atlantic City Electric (ACE) Jan 13 2009
Comments on Design and Implementation of proposed Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) program Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Jan 5 2009
Offshore Wind Rebate Program for the Installation of Meteorological Towers (Docket #EO08110971) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Nov 21 2008
Offshore Wind Set-Aside Changes to the New Jersey Renewable Energy Porfolio Standard (RPS) Rules, N.J.A.C. 14:8-2 (Docket # EX08100930) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oct 23 2008
Solicition for Proposals (SRP) to Develop Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Facilities/Evaluation Committee Award Recommendation Report New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oct 3 2008
New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP) State of New Jersey Oct 1 2008
An Assessment of the Potential Costs and Benefits of Offshore Wind Turbines New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Sep 1 2008
Assessment of the New Jersey Renewable Energy Market Volume I New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), Office of Clean Energy Mar 24 2008
Assessment of the New Jersey Renewable Energy Market Volume II New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), Office of Clean Energy Mar 24 2008
Permits and Approvals for Construction of Offshore Wind Facilities New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Feb 25 2008
Solicition for Proposals (SRP) to Develop Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Facilities/Response to Bidders' Questions New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Dec 20 2007
Interested Party Group Meeting Presentation- Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Nov 9 2007
Solicitation for Proposals (SRP) to Develop Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Facilities Supplying Electricity to the Distribution System Serving New Jersey New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oct 5 2007

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