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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

Title Source/Sponsor Datesort ascending
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Construction of the Ocean Wind 1 Wind Energy Facility Offshore of New Jersey Federal Register Mar 7 2022
Threading a Moving needle: The Spatial Dimensions Characterizing US Offshore Wind Policy Drivers Elsevier Aug 19 2021
Extreme wind shear eventsin US offshore wind energy areas and the role of induced stratification EAWE Aug 10 2021
Power Sector, Supply Chain, Jobs, and Emissions Implications of 30 Gigawatts of Offshore Wind Power by 2030 NREL Aug 1 2021
U.S. Offshore Wind Finance and Insurance Forum The Business Network for Offshore Wind Feb 27 2019
U.S. OFFSHORE WIND POWER: AN INDUSTRY IN MOTION Kleinman Center for Energy Policy: University of Pennsylvania Aug 1 2018
New Jersey's Executive Order to Promote Offshore Wind State of New Jersey Feb 1 2018
Tourist Viewshed Externalities and Wind Energy Production Agricultural and Resource Economics Review Jul 28 2017
Fishermen's Energy Fails to Meet DoE Funding Deadline Windpower Monthly Jan 5 2017
New Jersey Governor Vetoes S988 offshoreWind.biz May 3 2016
NJ Senate Bill S988 passes Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Jim Whelan Mar 15 2016
New Jersey Governor Vetoes S2711 UtilityDive Jan 27 2016
Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project cleared by DOE Renewable Energy World Jan 11 2016
Department of Energy Final Environmental Assessment - Fisherman's Atlantic City Windfarm Department of Energy Dec 31 2015
NJ Assembly OKs Amendment in Support of Fishermen's Energy North American Windpower Dec 10 2015
BOEM awards 2 commercial WEA leases off New Jersey coast Department of Interior Nov 9 2015
NJ Supreme Court Rejects Fishermen's Energy Appeal NJ Spotlight Oct 15 2015
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
An Offshore Wind Letter to Governor Chris Christie Senator Jim Whelan Aug 19 2015
Fishermen's Energy petition to NJ Supreme Court Fishermen's Energy Jun 29 2015
NJ Senate Bill 2711 in Support of Offshore Wind Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Jim Whelan Jan 15 2015
SR112 Senate Resolution in Support of Offshore Wind Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Stephen Sweeney Jan 15 2015
OREC Mechanism Proposal New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Oct 1 2014
Proposed Sale Notice for Leases Offshore New Jersey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 21 2014
Brief in Support of the Petition to Reopen the Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm Proceeding. Pearlman and Miranda Apr 14 2014
Denial of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Mar 9 2014
Transcript of Dec. 10th BPU Hearing New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Dec 10 2013
PSEG Comments on Fishermen’s Energy PSEG Dec 4 2013
NJ Attorney General Brief on Fishermen’s Energy New Jersey Attorney General Dec 4 2013
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013

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