Search results for: NJBPU

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  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has proposed a rule that would establish an offshore wind funding mechanism known as an Offshore Wind Energy Certificate (OREC).

  • 18 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously approved an order opening an application window for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity.

  • 1 March 2018
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved an order that implements Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order which calls for the full implementation of the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OWEDA) and to begin moving the state toward a solicitation of 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity.

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously voted to adopt a proposed rule establishing the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind energy.

  • 10 May 2018
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has held a public hearing regarding the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) funding mechanism rulemaking straw proposal.

  • 30 November 2018
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is remaining committed to supporting the state’s goals of generating 3.5GW of offshore wind by 2030 and reaching 100% of renewable energy by 2050.

  • 14 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities will consider inviting bids for the development of up to 1,100MW of offshore wind capacity next week, the New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said during the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. 

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has received bids from three developers in response to its solicitation for 1.1GW of offshore wind.

  • 7 June 2019
    R&D

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rutgers University to advance ocean research and monitoring that will support offshore wind development off the coast of New Jersey. The five-year cooperative agreement term will initiate this summer and help to bolster on-going efforts at the Rutgers Center for Ocean […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Authorities

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill which expands the definition of a “qualified offshore wind project” to include an “open access offshore wind transmission facility”. Open access offshore wind transmission facility is a high voltage transmission facility that conforms to applicable FERC regulations and policies regarding open access transmission, the […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Authorities

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order which increases the state’s offshore wind target from 3.5GW by 2030 to 7.5GW by 2035. Executive Order No. 92, which more than doubles New Jersey’s offshore wind goal, will help deliver the goals of having 50% of renewable energy by 2030 and a 100% clean […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EEW to work towards establishing a monopile fabrication facility in Paulsboro, New Jersey, for the Ocean Wind project. According to the project documents, the foundation manufacture facility may longer term expand its scope of activities as the Atlantic coast offshore wind industry grows. Ørsted also signed […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind is sponsoring a project led by the Wetlands Institute (TWI) dedicated to rescuing stranded horseshoe crabs. The two parties will together execute this year’s ReTURN the Favor NJ project, an annual campaign implemented by TWI and partner organizations to support the recovery of New Jersey’s horseshoe crab population. According to TWI, each spring horseshoe […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) for the construction of its Ocean Wind offshore wind project in response to the state’s request for proposals.

  • 23 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro will commence geophysical surveys at the Ocean Wind project offshore New Jersey this month, according to the project’s Notice to Mariners. Fugro’s 170-foot research vessel R/V Enterprise will carry out the investigations off the Atlantic and Cape May counties within the Northern section of the Ocean Wind lease area. The estimated duration of the works […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rowan University in New Jersey for research on offshore wind. Under the agreement, Ørsted will support innovative offshore wind engineering clinics for Rowan University students and collaborate with them on research opportunities. Rowan University said that the MoU was signed on 27 March at its annual Faculty Research Day, which […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Authorities

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute. The Council will be charged with developing and implementing a plan to create a regional hub for New Jersey’s offshore wind industry and build upon the Murphy Administration’s commitment to making New […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously voted to reject the proposal to install the 25MW Nautilus offshore wind demonstration project off the coast of Atlantic City.

  • 7 October 2011

      Offshore wind energy promises stronger breezes, cheaper real estate, and proximity to population centers. But difficulties in studying wind speeds over the open ocean leave energy producers unable to fully capitalize on the power of offshore wind. To address this problem, the Department of Energy funded a research collaboration, led by Dr. Thomas Herrington […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The US State of New Jersey plans to build the New Jersey Wind Port on the eastern shore of the Delaware River, with the construction expected to begin in 2021. The New Jersey Wind Port is described as a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide a location for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to […]