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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/Sponsorsort descending Date
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix J Avian Radar Data New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix K TI-VPR Data New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix L Nexrad Data New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix M Avian Predictive Model New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix N Supplemental Avian Aerial Survey Data New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix O Glossary Terms New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendix P Supplemental Literature New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Final Report, Volume II: Avian Studies Appendices Table of Contents New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Jul 1 2010
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 Research Proposals (SRP)- Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science Apr 19 2007
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
Offshore Wind Rebate Program- Request for Project Modification (Dockets #E008121062, #E008121604, and #E008110971) New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel Aug 13 2010
New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel’s Reply Brief on Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm Application New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel Jul 12 2013
New Jersey Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OSWEDA) (PL 2010, C. 57) New Jersey Legislature Aug 19 2010
Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act (PL 1999, C. 23) New Jersey Legislature Feb 9 1999
Global Warming Response Act (PL 2007, C. 112) New Jersey Legislature Jul 6 2007
Final Rules for Offshore Wind Renewable Energy, N.J.A.C. 14:8-6 New Jersey Office of Administrative Law (OAL) Feb 20 2011
New Jersey Going Green: An Industry Overview New Jersey State Energy Sector Partnership (SESP) Council Jan 4 2010
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
NJ Supreme Court Rejects Fishermen's Energy Appeal NJ Spotlight Oct 15 2015
NJ Assembly OKs Amendment in Support of Fishermen's Energy North American Windpower Dec 10 2015
Power Sector, Supply Chain, Jobs, and Emissions Implications of 30 Gigawatts of Offshore Wind Power by 2030 NREL Aug 1 2021
New Jersey Governor Vetoes S988 offshoreWind.biz May 3 2016
Brief in Support of the Petition to Reopen the Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm Proceeding. Pearlman and Miranda Apr 14 2014
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 2: Scenario Development and Analysis PJM Interconnection LLC Jan 26 2012
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 1: Wind and Solar Power Profiles PJM Interconnection LLC Feb 17 2012
PSEG Comments on Fishermen’s Energy PSEG Dec 4 2013
Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project cleared by DOE Renewable Energy World Jan 11 2016
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

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