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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

Titlesort descending Source/Sponsor Date
SR112 Senate Resolution in Support of Offshore Wind Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Stephen Sweeney Jan 15 2015
Stakeholder Comments on Proposed Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Rules New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Nov 3 2010
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
Survey of Residents & Visitors in Four Communities Along the Southern New Jersey Shore Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Aug 3 2009
Testimony on Atlantic City Wind Project’s Economic Benefits New Jersey Board of Public Utilities May 5 2013
The Atlantic Wind Connection: A Bold Plan That Makes Sense Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Dec 8 2011
Timeline Summary of Atlantic City Windfarm New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Jul 9 2013
Tourist Viewshed Externalities and Wind Energy Production Agricultural and Resource Economics Review Jul 28 2017
Transcript of Dec. 10th BPU Hearing New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Dec 10 2013
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
Wind Energy Areas with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lease Blocks US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 12 2011
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012

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