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June 13, 2024

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind

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BOEM FEIS Cites ‘Major’ Impact from NJ OSW Project
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released its final environmental impact statement that concludes that New Jersey’s foremost offshore wind project, Atlantic Shores, would have a “major” impact on commercial and for-hire recreational fishing, the view from the shore and on-ship traffic. 
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Forum: Innovation Key to Advance NJ Offshore Wind
Innovation and in-state project development will be key to New Jersey’s offshore wind future as the state advances its initiative to create an offshore power center that can connect to homes and businesses onshore, according to speakers at the Wind Institute Research Symposium.
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New OSW Project Advances as NJ Gears up for 4th Solicitation
The developer of New Jersey’s most advanced offshore wind project is pushing ahead with a second project, as the state prepares to launch a new solicitation that could add as much as 4 GW in capacity.
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NECA Renewables Conference Highlights Transmission Challenges
Transmission limits remain a major barrier to scaling up wind and solar energy to meet state decarbonization goals, speakers at the NECA’s Renewable Energy Conference said.
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NJ Seeks to Advance Sole OSW Project After Ørsted Withdrawal

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities dismissed a citizen petition seeking to reassess the cost to ratepayers of Atlantic Shores, the state's sole offshore wind project in active development.

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Poll Shows Drop in Support for Offshore Wind in NJ
New Jersey has to do a much better job in reaching out to communities to demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind projects, researcher says.
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NJ’s 3rd OSW Solicitation Attracts 4 Bidders
New Jersey’s third offshore wind solicitation drew proposals from four developers, including two that would put turbines much farther out to sea than earlier projects.
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BOEM Cites Fishing, Cultural Concerns for Atlantic Shores OSW
New Jersey's largest offshore wind farm would have a “major” effect on fisheries and "visual resources,” but only a moderate impact in other areas, BOEM found.
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Fishermen Fear the Impact of NJ Wind Farms
New Jersey fishermen vigorously opposed the Atlantic Shores offshore wind farm at a recent set of federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management hearings.
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OSW Developers See Robust Interest from Lenders
Developers still face challenges to finance offshore wind projects, but lenders are eager to get involved, speakers told the ACPA's OSW conference.

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