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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 descending
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
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
Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Order on Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 19 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
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
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
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 New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia- Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 11 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
Wind Energy Areas with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lease Blocks US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 12 2011
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
Current Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Shapefiles US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia- Public Input Requested on Potential Impacts to Historic Priorities US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Oct 20 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll New Jersey Analysis Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll- New Jersey Toplines Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Wind Planning Areas Shapefiles US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 10 2011
2011 New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP) State of New Jersey Dec 6 2011
The Atlantic Wind Connection: A Bold Plan That Makes Sense Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Dec 8 2011
Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Proposal [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0023] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 21 2011
Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs)- Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Default and Alternative Circuits US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jan 4 2012
Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs)- Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Alternative Circuits US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jan 12 2012
Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs)- Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Default Circuits US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jan 12 2012
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 2: Scenario Development and Analysis PJM Interconnection LLC Jan 26 2012
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia- Final Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 1 2012
Petition of Fishermen’s (FERN) Atlantic City Windfarm, LLC for the Approval of the State Waters Project and Authorizing Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificates (ORECs) (Docket #E011050314V) New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel Feb 3 2012
Assessment of the Net Economic Benefits of the Proposed Fishermen's Energy (FERN) Atlantic City Windfarm New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel Feb 3 2012
Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 1: Wind and Solar Power Profiles PJM Interconnection LLC Feb 17 2012

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