By the top of the last decade, New Jersey’s seashores are set to have a view of one thing apart from crashing waves. The state is pushing for aggressive growth of offshore wind, having already accepted a 1.1 GW wind farm. Yesterday, the state greater than doubled its deliberate tasks, reaching agreements that can let two extra 1 GW+ wind farms go into the waters off the southern portion of the state.
Maybe as important in the long term, each tasks embody an settlement that can see vital parts of the wind farm assembled in a New Jersey port that the state is selling as a hub for future offshore wind developments.
A multinational effort
The sooner settlement New Jersey put into place was for a venture referred to as Ocean Wind, a joint venture between the state’s main utility, PSE&G, and the Danish vitality developer Ørsted, a significant participant in offshore wind. One of many tasks accepted yesterday is Ocean Wind II, which plans for one more 1.1 GW of capability equipped through the use of GE’s Halide X generators. These tasks will probably be sited to the east of Cape Might, the southernmost a part of the state.
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