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Offshore Wind in the News

Imploded NJ coal plant gets exciting makeover — here’s what it means for local residents

The Cool Down

November 26, 2023

In a complete 180-degree turn from dirty fuel generation to sustainable power, the remaining part of a New Jersey coal plant has been demolished to make way for a connection site for local offshore wind farms.


Both Sides of Offshore Wind Claim Victory

The Sandpaper

November 15, 2023

If there’s a message proponents of wind farms planned off the coast of New Jersey want to make clear in the wake of Ørsted’s announcement that it was abandoning its two projects, it’s this: It isn’t over.


Jersey ‘has fundamentals of success’ with wind power

Jersey Evening Post

November 19, 2023

Jersey has the fundamentals for success and is going at wind power in the right way, according to the World Bank’s global lead for offshore wind.


Orsted canceling offshore wind in New Jersey is bad news, but not the end of the story

The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 3, 2023

The transition away from fossil fuels is an urgent necessity, but we must ensure that renewable energy development doesn't leave anyone behind.


Four graduate students selected to investigate the future of offshore wind in New Jersey

Andlinger Center

October 25, 2023

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment has selected four graduate students from across Princeton to participate in the 2023-2024 New Jersey Wind Institute Fellowship.

The selected fellows will carry out research projects to tackle timely challenges facing the growing offshore wind industry, from characterizing winds in coastal boundary layers to understanding the resilience of offshore wind technologies to extreme weather events along the Atlantic coast.


South Jersey can become an energy leader with offshore wind. We have to move forward

Courier Post

October 12, 2023

Not only will offshore wind allow us to harness nature in a sustainable way to generate clean, affordable energy to meet our growing demand, it will create thousands of union jobs and add billions in economic investment into our state’s economy.


Ørsted Americas Offers Preview of NJ’s First Offshore Wind Farm

The Patch

October 11, 2023

The Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is offering a free presentation to educate the public on New Jesey's first offshore wind farm.


Offshore Cable Route Work Begins on Land

The Sandpaper

October 11, 2023

Onshore construction related to the first wind farm planned off the coast of New Jersey continues this week with activities at Island Beach State Park that will lay the foundation for bringing electrical connection back to the decommissioning Oyster Creek Generating Station.


NJ League of Conservation Voters to present virtual screening of film about offshore wind


October 9, 2023

“Winds of Change” is a thought provoking documentary that delves into the potential impact and benefits of offshore wind farms in New Jersey. The screening will be offered 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, followed by a question and answer discussion with panelists.


Onshore Work For Ocean Wind 1 To Begin At Island Beach State Park


October 4, 2023

More onshore work for New Jersey's first offshore wind farm is set to begin on Oct. 10, according to developer Orsted.

This work for the Ocean Wind 1 project consists of cables coming ashore at Island Beach State Park and connecting to the Lanoka substation at the former Oyster Creek power plant site.


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