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  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Fishermen’s Energy, LLC has recently confirmed their reputation as a leading innovator in the field of offshore wind farm development by purchasing the first of AXYS Technologies’ WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoys to be deployed in North America. The million dollar WindSentinel™  represents a substantial cost saving over ocean-based meteorological masts, which cost $5 – […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Fishermen’s Energy welcomes the news that Congress has extended the Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”). “The announcement of an Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”) extension, coupled with the recent Department of Energy award to Fishermen’s Energy, will allow New Jersey to capture the economic benefits of offshore wind at a significantly lower cost” commented Rhonda Jackson, Communications […]

  • 11 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fishermen’s Energy of New Jersey is eyeing the Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center as a place where the company could test the drivetrain of its wind turbine, which is planned to be used in the Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project. The proposed project was rejected a few days ago by the New […]

  • 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

  • 15 September 2015

    TÜV SÜD PMSS recently finished work for Fishermen’s Energy in the United States in connection with their Atlantic City Wind Farm Demonstration Project off the coast of New Jersey. Fishermen’s Energy was awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to help advance the project to financial close. As part of the due diligence process, […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Fishermen’s Energy announced that they have completed another significant step in building what may be the first offshore windfarm in the United States. Early in November, a team of Fishermen’s engineers and specialists from Lockheed Martin installed a sophisticated wind measurement device on the rooftop of a seaside apartment building in Margate, New Jersey. Typically […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Fishermen’s Energy has retained Chris Wissemann as its new Chief Executive Officer. Wissemann is one of the leading executives in the North American offshore wind industry, having been a founder of Deepwater Wind and recently having led Great Lakes Wind Energy, LLC. Wissemann brings his 29 years of experience as a manager, executive and developer […]

  • 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, […]

  • 30 May 2016

    United States Senators from the State of New Jersey, Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, have responded to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement on Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Wind Farm (FACW). The project has been granted a no-cost extension until the end of the year to secure a power offtake agreement and continue to receive funding as one […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    The developers of the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, which is fully operational since 2012, are meeting with local fishermen in Lowestoft today to discuss possible solutions to the issues reported by the fishermen. Fishermen that operate in the Greater Gabbard area are having problems with the cable route, where the cables were not buried […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fishermen’s Atlantic City Wind Farm (FACW) was dealt another blow last week when Superior Court of New Jersey sided with New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU). BPU was legally challenged for denying the 25MW project an offshore wind renewable energy certificate over cost concerns. The court noted the state regulatory board “was not persuaded […]

  • 6 June 2013

    After more than a year of preparations and near-shore testing, the Fishermen’s Energy Wind Sentinel 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 east of Ocean City, NJ, this site is within […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Senate passed a bill last week that should help Fishermen’s Energy to get the approval for its proposed offshore wind project from the Board of Public Utilities (BPU).  With the new bill in place, cost-benefit analysis would not be required to be submitted with an application, local media writes. This would clear a major obstacle […]

  • 20 January 2015

    A fund aimed at boosting relations between offshore wind and commercial fishing activities has distributed GBP 130,000 to fishermen. Seven UK commercial fishing projects were awarded cash by a not-for-profit company West of Morecambe Fisheries, a body set up by Dong, Scottish Power Renewables, SSE and Vattenfall, to improve fishermen safety and to help them find […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US Department of Energy’s grant for the development of an offshore wind farm off New Jersey’s coast was celebrated yesterday on Steel Pier in Atlantic City. In May, Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project was selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) as one of three projects that will receive up to $46.7 […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    US-based Deepwater Wind has appointed Rodney Avila as the new Fisheries Liaison, who will act as a mediator between local fisheries and the company regarding its planned offshore wind farms.

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has ordered the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reconsider its decision to reject Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW). The BPU decided to object the project in March, which led the developer to file an appeal to BPU’s decision a month later. According […]

  • 10 November 2015

    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 […]

  • 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) […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    New Jersey governor Chris Christie chose not to sign Senate Bill S-2711, which would have instructed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a new window for applications for small offshore wind projects off the coast of Atlantic City. The bill, which got the green light from the New Jersey’s Senate at the beginning of this […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The Martha’s Vineyard / Dukes County Fishermen’s Association (MVDCFA) and Jonathan Mayhew (together hereafter referred to as ‘Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’) have dismissed their federal lawsuit and have entered into a Settlement Agreement with Cape Wind. The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen and Cape Wind have agreed to work together to support sustainable local Island commercial fisheries and […]