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.
Four graduate students selected to investigate the future of offshore wind in New Jersey
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
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.
Offshore Cable Route Work Begins on Land
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.