Posts Tagged ‘Jersey’

With Christie gone, New Jersey can finally gets its clean energy act together | Opinion

New Jersey legislators are poised to set the state on a path to becoming one of the nation's cleanest-energy states. After eight years of Gov. Chris Christie's pandering to the fossil fuel industry, putting the kibosh on efforts to cut carbon pollution, and then attempting a misguided, last-minute bailout of the state's struggling nuclear plants, […]

The Energy 202: With Chris Christie gone, wind energy may pick up speed in New Jersey

Phil Murphy exits the polling booth with his youngest son Sam, after voting at the Fairview School on Tuesday, in Middletown, N.J. For years, New Jersey's blustery Republican governor, Chris Christie, has slowed efforts to cultivate wind farms off the state's coast, wind developers say. In 2010, during his first term, Christie signed a landmark […]

ORECs or ERCs: How Will New Jersey Pay for Offshore Wind?

On November 9, 2015, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold the fifth auction of leases for space on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Atlantic Ocean, this one offshore New Jersey . BOEM will offer 342,833 acres in two lease blocks, enough space to support at least 3,400 megawatts of commercial wind […]

Offshore wind farm shot down again by New Jersey

Fisherman’s Energy latest attempt to get approval for its proposed offshore wind project was rejected Friday. Fishermen’s Energy , a Cape May-based alternative energy developer, lost in its latest attempt for approval to build a wind farm off the coast New Jersey. View full post on Wind Power News

New Jersey wind power project begins construction

Work began Tuesday on a proposed New Jersey wind power project that’s still very much up in the air. Fishermen’s Energy held a groundbreaking in Atlantic City for the onshore portion of its proposed project to locate five wind turbines about three miles off the city’s coast by workers preparing for a connecting transmission cable. […]

U.S. offers leases off Jersey Shore for wind energy projects

The Obama administration last week announced plans to sell leases for nearly 344,000 acres of seafloor off the New Jersey coastline to companies that want to build wind energy turbines, a significant step toward the development of wind farms off the Jersey Shore. View full post on Wind Power News

Project To Make New Jersey Leader In Off-Shore Wind Energy Gets Rejected

South Jersey officials and environmentalists are scratching their head over this week’s decision by the Board of Public Utilities to reject a wind farm off of Atlantic City. View full post on Wind Power News