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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

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Offshore Wind Rebate Program- Request for Project Modification (Dockets #E008121062, #E008121604, and #E008110971) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Aug 1 2010
Offshore Wind Rebate Program- Request for Project Modification (Dockets #EO08121062, #EO08121604, and #E008110971) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Aug 6 2010
Offshore Wind Rebate Program- Request for Project Modification (Dockets #EO08121062, #EO08121604, and #EO08110971) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Aug 18 2010
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
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 Rebate Program/Order Granting Extension of Time to Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) (Docket #EO08121064) New Jersery Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Mar 30 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
Offshore Wind Set-Aside Changes to the New Jersey Renewable Energy Porfolio Standard (RPS) Rules, N.J.A.C. 14:8-2 (Docket # EX08100930) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oct 23 2008
Opinions on Wind Turbines at the Southern New Jersey Shore Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Aug 3 2009
OREC Mechanism Proposal New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Oct 1 2014
Permit Readiness Checklist New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) May 11 2012
Permits and Approvals for Construction of Offshore Wind Facilities New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Feb 25 2008
Petition of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm for the Approval of the State Waters Wind Project and Authorizing Offshore Renewable Energy Certificates [BPU Docket No. E011050314V] Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Sep 17 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
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 1: Wind and Solar Power Profiles PJM Interconnection LLC Feb 17 2012
PJM Renewable Integration Study (PRIS)- Task 2: Scenario Development and Analysis PJM Interconnection LLC Jan 26 2012
Policy Recommendations for Congressional and Executive Branch Leaders on Transmission and Offshore Wind Development Governors John Baldacci (ME); James Douglas (VT); John Lynch (NH); Deval Patrick (MA); Donald Carcieri (RI); David Paterson (NY); Jon Corzine (NJ); Jack Markell (DE); Martin O'Malley (MD); Timothy Kaine (VA) May 4 2009
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
Proposed Sale Notice for Leases Offshore New Jersey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 21 2014
PSEG Comments on Fishermen’s Energy PSEG Dec 4 2013
Recommendations for Decisions on Issuance of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Limited Leases Under the Interim Policy (IP) Offshore Delaware and New Jersey (May 2009) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 1 2009
Renewable Energy Update 3rd Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) New Jersey Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 19 2010
Request to Study the Atlantic Wind Connection Project and Request for Scoping Meeting Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC); Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Jun 13 2012
Revised Straw Proposal: NJ Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Mar 10 2009
Smart from the Start: Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Environmental Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 24 2011
Solicitation for Proposals (SRP) to Develop Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Facilities Supplying Electricity to the Distribution System Serving New Jersey New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oct 5 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
Solicitation for Research Proposals (SRP)- Ocean/Wind Power Ecological Baseline Studies Addendum New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Science May 11 2007
Solicition for Proposals (SRP) to Develop Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Facilities/Evaluation Committee Award Recommendation Report New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Oct 3 2008
Solicition for Proposals (SRP) to Develop Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Facilities/Response to Bidders' Questions New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Dec 20 2007

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