A proposed 25 MW demonstration project 4.5 kilometers east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The project is proposed by Fishermen’s Energy using Siemens 4.0-130 turbines.
Nov. 2015- Fishermen’s Energy loses BOEM bid for New Jersey Wind Energy Area. Area starts 7 nautical miles offshore and extends approx. 21 nautical miles out to sea.
Oct. 2015- New Jersey Supreme Court refuses to hear Fishermen’s appeal of Utility boards decision to reject the project. Fishermen’s Energy makes project modifications such as using six Siemens 5 MW turbines instead of the XEMC turbines.
May 2014- Utilities board again rejects project citing $263/MWh as too high
July 2013: New Jersey Public Utilities Commission rejects project citing cost. Total cost of the projected projected at $200 million.
(Source: Fishermen’s Energy)
December 18, 2015- nJ offshore wind bill passes
November 10, 2015- Fishermen’s Energy Loses Bid for Wind Farm Leases Off LBI
October 14, 2015- Fishermen’s Energy loses appeal, revises offshore wind project
November 21, 2014- New Jersey Board of Utilities rejects Fisherman’s project a second time.
July 22, 2013- Fisherman’s Energy offshore project rejected