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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Global Warming Response Act (PL 2007, C. 112) New Jersey Legislature Jul 6 2007
Solicitation for Research Proposals (SRP)- Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Addendum New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science May 11 2007
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies- Solicitation for Research Proposals (SRP)- Response to Bidders Questions New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science May 1 2007
Solicitation for Research Proposals (SRP)- Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Apr 19 2007
New Jersey Shore Opinions About Offshore Wind Turbines New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth & Tourism Commission Sep 14 2006
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
Economic Impact Analysis of New Jersey's Proposed 20% Renewable Portfolio Standard New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), Office of Clean Energy Dec 8 2004
New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy: Feasibility Study New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Nov 1 2004
New Jersey Renewable Energy Market Assessment Rutgers University, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; Rutgers University, Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy (CEEEP) Aug 2 2004
Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act (PL 1999, C. 23) New Jersey Legislature Feb 9 1999
New Jersey- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) Mapping and Planning Portal Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO)

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