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  • 22 October 2013

    Atlantic Wind Connection said today it is unveiling a new contracting portal for the New Jersey Energy Link, the multi-year offshore transmission project planned off the New Jersey Coast, to help local contracting and service businesses to connect with one of New Jersey’s most exciting opportunities for new jobs. The New Jersey Energy Link is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 March 2012

    A bill sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan that would assist New Jersey boat builders who have been hard-hit by the economic recession in making the transition to manufacture parts for windmills was unanimously approved yesterday by the Senate Economic Growth Committee. “Manufacturers have had to learn to be adaptable and innovative to stay afloat in […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than 400 businesses have joined New Jersey’s Offshore Wind Supply Chain Registry since it launched less than five months ago, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) said. Businesses that have joined the registry run the gamut from construction/installation to subsea surveying, including engineering (more than 150), installation (106), cable (52), surveying (50), education and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) has announced that New Jersey has been selected as the first phase for its multi-year offshore wind transmission project. This phase of the project is called the New Jersey (NJ) Energy Link. The selection was based on New Jersey’s commitment to developing an offshore wind industry and the large potential for […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public stakeholder meeting on November 12 to discuss how New Jersey should plan its transmission system to accommodate the scenario where offshore wind plays a major role in the State’s energy future. The public meeting will have a conference format and will have a […]

  • 5 October 2010
    R&D

    Preparing for deployment of monitoring equipment while saving New Jersey $1 million. Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) today announced it was moving forward with plans to install state-of-the-art mobile wind resource assessment equipment – SeaZephIR – a patented, floating platformwith an integrated ZephIR LIDAR system powered by solar and wind energy. The New Jersey Board […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Authorities

    The state of New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has revised formerly adopted regulations regarding the process of offshore wind farm approval. The BPU will issue a rule proposal later this month in the New Jersey Register. New Jersey aims at generating 1,100MW of electricity through offshore wind, but the obstacle towards achieving that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Stockton University is today playing host to a forum to discuss how New Jersey can benefit from expanding offshore wind industry on the U.S. East Coast. The Offshore Wind Energy Forum kicks off after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) federal sale last November of two leases for offshore wind energy development of 344,000 […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), developer of the New Jersey Energy Link, the first offshore backbone electricity transmission system proposed in the United States, has selected major construction and design firm Bechtel as its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor and international power equipment supplier Alstom as its HVDC technical advisor for this first phase […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last week, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez visited Steel Pier in Atlantic City, where it was officially announced that Fishermen’s Energy will receive up to $47 million in federal grants over the next four years from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Program for its Atlantic City Wind Farm offshore wind energy demonstration pilot project. Senator Menendez discussed the […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Authorities

    The extension of the tax credits for wind energy development, for which the United States Congress voted on Tuesday, is not going to be a significant help for long term offshore wind projects in New Jersey, as the incentive expires at the end of 2013 and the construction there is expected to begin long after […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    German energy company EnBW Energie-Baden-Württemberg AG is opening an office in New Jersey at the end of the year to serve as the base for EnBW’s participation in offshore wind opportunities in New Jersey and New York.

  • 24 December 2014

    The carbon pollution from at least nine entire fossil fuel plants could be eliminated in New Jersey if wind power supplied 30 percent of the nation’s electricity needs, according to a new analysis by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center. The analysis comes as Fishermen’s Energy appeals the Board of Public Utilities’ decision to […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Authorities

    The State of New Jersey has announced the solicitation schedule to meet the 7,500MW offshore wind capacity goal by 2035, with the earliest solicitation expected to be opened by September 2020. The winner of this 1,200MW solicitation round is to be selected by the second quarter of 2021. In total, New Jersey plans to hold […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Authorities

    Sierra Club’s New Jersey chapter condemned Governor Chris Christie for his delay in implementing a program that would provide tax credits to offshore wind energy developers and has issued the following press release: Consultant group Boston Pacific has proposed a funding mechanism plan to the Board of Public Utilities to help make offshore wind a reality […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold an auction sale for the New Jersey offshore wind lease area today, offering approx. 344,000 acres for commercial wind energy leasing. The area will be auctioned as two leases: South Lease Area, covering 160,480 acres, and North Lease Area, which consists of 183,353 acres. The lease area has an offshore […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTT) (OPT), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it recently received approximately $1.5 million under the State of New Jersey’s Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program. The Program enables companies to raise cash to finance their growth and operations and is administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has issued a request for qualifications/proposals (RFQ/P) to support an Offshore Wind Technical Assistance Program.

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has taken over more than 1,000MW development project rights off the coast of New Jersey from RES Americas Developments Inc (RES). The companies finalised the deal during Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) New Jersey Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting held in Trenton on 19 May. The New Jersey lease area, which was […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities, Environment

    Phil Murphy, a U.S. Democrat and a proponent of an ambitious offshore wind development plan for the State of New Jersey, has won the Garden State governor’s race.

  • 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.