Siting, Leasing, & Permitting

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New Jersey Governor Vetoes S2711

Source/Sponsor: 
UtilityDive
Creator/Author: 
Herman K. Trabish
Description: 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that called for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reconsider applications for smaller offshore wind projects, including the proposed 25 MW, $200 million Fishermen's Energy project.

 

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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project cleared by DOE

Source/Sponsor: 
Renewable Energy World
Creator/Author: 
Barry Caswell
Description: 

The Department of Energy issued a Finding of No Significant Impact and the final Environmental Assessment of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project. The full article is here.

Publication Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016
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BOEM Extension of Site Assessment Term in Nov., 2012 Bluewater Wind Delaware lease.

Source/Sponsor: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

On November 16, 2012, a lease was executed with Bluewater Wind Delaware. The lease was amended on October 3, 2014 to extend the site assessment term to 7 years from 5 years.

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Publication Date: 
Friday, October 3, 2014
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BOEM Commercial Wind Energy Lease with Bluewater Wind Delaware

Source/Sponsor: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

On October 23, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that BOEM reached an agreement on a commercial wind energy lease with Bluewater Wind Delaware.

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Publication Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2012
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BOEM Call for Information and Nominations (South Carolina)

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

The Call for Information and Nominations published by BOEM to gauge the offshore wind industry's interest in acquiring commercial wind leases off South Carolina.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, November 23, 2015
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BOEM awards 2 commercial WEA leases off New Jersey coast

Source/Sponsor: 
Department of Interior
Creator/Author: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held the nation’s fifth competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, which offered nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for potential wind energy development.The provisional winners of the lease sale are RES America Developments Inc., which bid $880,715 for lease area OCS-A 0498 (160,480 acres), and US Wind Inc., which bid $1,006,240 for OCS-A 0499 (183,353 acres). Fishermen’s Energy LLC also participated in the lease sale. https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/interior-department-auctions-344000-acres-offshore-new-jersey-wind-energy-development

Publication Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015
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Website
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Final Sale Notice for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New Jersey

Source/Sponsor: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

BOEM issued its final sale notice for two commercial wind energy lease areas off the coast of New Jersey. The two lease areas total nearly 344, 000 acres, and have the potential to generate 3400 MW of offshore generation. The auction will be held on November 9, 2015.

More information is available online at: http://www.boem.gov/FSN/

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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A Guide to State Management of Offshore Wind Energy in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Source/Sponsor: 
NOAA
Creator/Author: 
Environmental Law Institute
Description: 

This Guide summarizes some of the key context surrounding the efforts of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia to support the sustainable development of offshore wind energy. It provides an overview of the states’ key legal authority, the federal Coastal Zone Management Act, and state priorities in offshore wind energy project review, including the categories of information needed to satisfy the various review processes.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2013
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U.S. Wind Commercial Lease for Renewable Energy Development OCS-A 0490

Source/Sponsor: 
BOEM
Creator/Author: 
BOEM
Description: 

The lease entered into by and between the United States of America acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, its authorized officer, and U.S. Wind.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, October 6, 2014
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U.S. Wind Commercial Lease for Renewable Energy Development OCS-A 0489

Source/Sponsor: 
BOEM
Creator/Author: 
BOEM
Description: 

The lease entered into by and between the United States of America acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, its authorized officer, and U.S. Wind.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, October 6, 2014
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