New Jersey opens 4 GW offshore wind solicitation
Energy - MARCH 8, 2023

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New Jersey opens 4 GW offshore wind solicitation

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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has voted to open the application window for the State’s third solicitation for offshore wind capacity.

The third solicitation seeks to award between 1.2 and 4 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity, building on the previously awarded 3.75 GW. This represents a significant milestone toward achieving Governor Phil Murphy’s goal of 11 GW of offshore wind energy in New Jersey by 2040, which could power 3.2 million homes with renewable energy.

“Today marks a pivotal next step toward accomplishment of our offshore wind development goals,” said Murphy. “Offshore wind constitutes a crucial component of our journey to 100 percent clean energy by 2035, a benchmark that solidifies our position at the national forefront of climate action. In addition to safeguarding our communities from the worsening impacts

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