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10 April 2019 Business & Finance

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is developing an online supply chain registry for the local offshore wind market. The New Jersey Offshore Wind Supply Chain Registry will be a free portal where investors exploring offshore wind-related projects in New Jersey will be able to find local companies to partner with or purchase from. NJEDA is […]

4 April 2019 R&D

A new Monmouth University Poll has found that the vast majority of New Jersey residents support the development of wind farms off this US state’s coast. Three-quarters of New Jersey residents (76%) would favor placing wind farms off the coast of the state, while just 15% would oppose this action. Past support for offshore wind […]

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 […]

5 March 2019 Business & Finance

Firms hoping to install wind turbines off the New Jersey coast increased lobbying-related spending 234 percent from USD 261,664 in 2017 to USD 874,679 in 2018, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. Several firms ramped up their lobbying activity in 2018 in anticipation of the deep sea “gold rush” that will create […]

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 […]

7 February 2019

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Governor of New Jersey Phil Murphy have signed a joint agreement to tackle climate change, with a specific focus on offshore wind. Scotland and New Jersey have set ambitious climate and clean energy targets, recognising the importance of decarbonising the energy sector and in particular the role of offshore […]

24 January 2019 R&D

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has developed a technique to assess sea breezes which could be beneficial for offshore wind projects in terms of energy predictability. The research team studied offshore and near-shore sea breezes that cross the New Jersey Wind Energy Area, a federally designated zone off Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties where […]

23 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

Companies making a capital investment in offshore wind-related facilities in the seven southern counties of New Jersey can now apply for tax credits through New Jersey’s Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) said. The Offshore Wind Tax Credit is a financial tool designed to spur private capital investment and […]

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.

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.

20 December 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies have acquired US Wind’s rights for the OCS-A 0499 lease area off New Jersey and formed a joint venture to bring an offshore wind project at the site to realisation.

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.

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.

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.

13 November 2018 Business & Finance

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) Offshore Wind Strategic Plan Team is holding a supply chain networking event in Princeton, U.S.

23 October 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

The next round of offshore wind projects coming from New Jersey and New York will come at a strike price which is higher than that of the 800MW Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts, mainly due to the local content requirements, Liz Burdock, the President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind USA, said.

2 October 2018 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is seeking ideas from qualified entities with perspectives on offshore wind port infrastructure and supply chain development in New Jersey.

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.

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. 

5 September 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has officially accepted the application tendered by EDF Renewables and Fishermen’s Energy for the Nautilus Offshore Wind project.

17 August 2018 Authorities, R&D

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has selected the Copenhagen-headquartered engineering, design and consulting firm Ramboll to coordinate and facilitate the development of the state’s Offshore Wind (OSW) Strategic Plan. 

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.

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).

17 July 2018 Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has deployed the AXYS FLiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR at the federally leased area some 10 miles (approx. 16 kilometres) off the coast of Atlantic City in New Jersey, where the Ocean Wind offshore wind farm is proposed to be built.

24 May 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed the A-3723 – the Renewable Energy bill which codifies the goal of 3,500 MW of offshore wind by 2030 and reinstates an expired program to provide tax credits for offshore wind manufacturing activities.

18 May 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has officially opened its office in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ørsted North America President Thomas Brostrøm was reported by media as saying that the Ocean Wind project had received site assessment plan approval from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that same day.