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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 ascending Source/Sponsor Date
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012
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
U.S. OFFSHORE WIND POWER: AN INDUSTRY IN MOTION Kleinman Center for Energy Policy: University of Pennsylvania Aug 1 2018
U.S. Offshore Wind Finance and Insurance Forum The Business Network for Offshore Wind Feb 27 2019
Transcript of Dec. 10th BPU Hearing New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Dec 10 2013
Tourist Viewshed Externalities and Wind Energy Production Agricultural and Resource Economics Review Jul 28 2017
Timeline Summary of Atlantic City Windfarm New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Jul 9 2013
The Atlantic Wind Connection: A Bold Plan That Makes Sense Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Dec 8 2011
Testimony on Atlantic City Wind Project’s Economic Benefits New Jersey Board of Public Utilities May 5 2013
Survey of Residents & Visitors in Four Communities Along the Southern New Jersey Shore Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey (FERN) Aug 3 2009
Study on Suitable Harbors for Offshore Wind Traffic Clarendon Hill Consulting Oct 1 2013
Stakeholder Comments on Proposed Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Rules New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Nov 3 2010
SR112 Senate Resolution in Support of Offshore Wind Sen. Bob Smith, Sen. Stephen Sweeney Jan 15 2015
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
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
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
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 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
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
Revised Straw Proposal: NJ Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Mar 10 2009
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
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
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
PSEG Comments on Fishermen’s Energy PSEG Dec 4 2013
Proposed Sale Notice for Leases Offshore New Jersey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 21 2014
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
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
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

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