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7 August 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

EDF Renewables North America and Fishermen’s Energy have submitted a joint petition for approval of the Nautilus (former Atlantic City) offshore wind project in New Jersey, US.

24 March 2016

Fishermen's Energy has asked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to sign the bill S988, and thus open the way for job creation in the offshore wind industry.  Ten days ago, the bill, which requires New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to provide new application periods for qualified wind energy projects, passed the state's Senate. However, the biggest […]

10 November 2015 Authorities

The New Jersey Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee approved an amendment to the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act yesterday, which requires the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a “window” to solicit new proposals for a small demonstration wind project off of Atlantic City.  Fishermen’s Energy, the company behind the Atlantic City Wind […]

20 August 2015 Authorities

At one of the public hearings on the New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP), held by the state's Board of Public Utilities (BPU), chairman of Senate Environment and Energy Committee, Senator Bob Smith, expressed his support to offshore wind as a valuable renewable energy source.  Discussing offshore wind energy at the hearing inevitably led to the case of Fishermen's Energy's proposed project […]

18 August 2015 Training & Education, Vessels

Fishermen’s Energy presented the new type of access ladder aiming to increase safety during the crew transfer from boats to wind turbines and vice versa last week. In cooperation with Keystone Engineering, Fishermen’s Energy contracted Gulf Island Fabricators in Houma, Louisiana – the same fabrication yard that built the Block Island Wind Farm foundations – […]

24 December 2014 Wind Farm Update

Fishermen's Energy held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday in Atlantic City for its 25MW renewable energy project. The New Jersey renewable energy developer kicked off onshore cable work for the project that would see  five wind turbines installed off Atlantic City. The project obtained needed building permits but failed to get the approval for financial support […]

23 November 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has once again rejected the Fishermen’s Energy proposal for a demonstration offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City.  On Friday, the BPU said that the project is financially unviable for the state and ratepayers. The BPU objected the Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) for the same reason in March, […]

19 November 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will vote on the Fishermen's Energy proposal for a demonstration offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City on Friday.  Being rejected by the NJ BPU at the beginning of this year, the developer hopes that this time's the charm, as in the meantime the project won the US Department of […]

7 October 2014 Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Fishermen's Energy is in talks with Siemens and Vestas to supply six turbines for a small offshore wind pilot project in New Jersey, USA.  This means that the American offshore wind developer has abandoned its initial plan to use wind turbines from Chinese manufacturer XEMC. The company stated that it reconsidered its wind turbine choice due to […]

12 May 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Following the US Department of Energy's (DOE) decision to award up to $46.7 million of funding to Fishermen's Energy, the company hopes that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will recognize the importance of its demonstration offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, which could be the first offshore wind farm […]

25 April 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has rejected Fishermen's Energy's appeal on the BPU's decision to deny the construction of an offshore wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City. The company said that it will take the case to the court. "We are disappointed in this decision, but not surprised," stated Paul […]

9 April 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Fishermen's Energy filed an appeal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), which rejected the construction of the company's offshore wind project last month, claiming that the BPU had made its decision based on an error, the Associated Press informs. Namely, Fishermen's Energy says that the project was evaluated with a price of […]

20 March 2014 Authorities

Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) has been rejected once again by the New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities. During a meeting yesterday, the Board unanimously voted against the construction of the proposed 25MW offshore wind farm. The Board explained that the project poses a large financial risk and that electric bills would have been […]

19 March 2014 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will discuss Fishermen's Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) today, and there is a possibility that the BPU will vote on the project as well. Last year, the proposed offshore wind farm was rejected by the BPU, with an explanation that the wind farm is too expensive. In […]

11 June 2013

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) congratulated Fishermen's Energy on the recent deployment of their WindSentinel buoy. With a year of preparations and near-shore testing, the buoy was relocated from a test site near Atlantic City to an offshore area leased from the U. S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Located eleven miles […]

20 December 2012 Environment

Fishermen’s Energy (FE) has been selected by The U.S. Department of Energy — Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Wind Program to demonstrate next-generation offshore wind technologies. As part of the Energy Department's broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, these engineering, design, and deployment projects will support innovative offshore installations […]

7 May 2012 Authorities, Business & Finance

Fishermen's Energy will file an amended application to NJ regulators by  1 June. The company plans to build 5 or 6 wind turbines with total capacity of 25 MW in waters offshore the Atlantic City, thus hoping to install the first offshore wind farm in the USA. This move follows criticism by two consulting groups. […]

11 April 2012

As reported by the Associated Press, following February report of two consulting companies, which raised various issues related to Fishermen's Energy offshore project application with state regulators the company asked for additional time to amend their application. Several concerns have been voiced by consulting firms Boston Pacific Company and OutSmart, ranging from the costs of […]

29 February 2012 Wind Farm Update

The Offshore Wind farm proposed off the Atlantic coast has failed to justify economic benefits for the second time this month. This was confirmed by the state's consultant, reports Njspotlight. Back in May 2011, Cape May-based Fisherman's Energy gained New Jersey approval for a demonstration project to build six wind turbines, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) […]

9 February 2012

A community-based offshore wind developer, Fishermen's Energy of Cape May, wants to build a wind farm about 2.8 miles off Atlantic City. It is planning to erect five wind turbines that would produce up to 25 megawatts, thus the powering of about 10,000 homes would be enabled. The company hopes that the state Board of […]

13 January 2012

A company that plans to build what could be the nation's first offshore windmills said it was all but ready to break ground and begin construction on its multimillion-dollar project, with a goal of being up and running and turning out power by Labor Day 2013. Fishermen's Energy of Cape May hopes to obtain a […]

7 April 2011 Environment

A Cape May County company took another step Wednesday toward building the nation's first offshore wind farm off Atlantic City.   By Michael Miller (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, April 07, 2011

11 March 2011

Cape May-based Fishermen’s Energy of New Jersey announced the filing of a petition to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on Feb. 9 by... By Claire Lowe (shorenewstoday) [mappress]   Source: shorenewstoday, March 11, 2011

16 January 2011 Business & Finance

The U.S. Department of the Interior has nominated a New Jersey company to develop 300 wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City, Md.,...   By Hayley Peterson (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, January 17, 2011

1 September 2010 R&D

The six windmills that Fishermen's Energy wants to build in the ocean off Atlantic City would tower 300 feet in the air and will be brought... (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, September 01, 2010;

20 August 2010 R&D

Fishermen's Energy is coming to Atlantic City and will more than likely have employees and offices in Gardner's Basin. This is the company that will develop six wind turbines 2.8 miles off the coast of Atlantic City as a demonstration project.