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UPDATE - New Jersey ready with offshore wind tender schedule through 2028

A picture from Cathie Associates visit to the US’ first commercial offshore wind farm; Block Island.

(adds table with solicitation details)

March 4 (Renewables Now) - New Jersey plans to launch a new 1.2-GW offshore wind solicitation this September, to be followed by four more rounds in 2022, 2024, 2026 and 2028.

This is according to a solicitation schedule presented on Friday by Governor Phil Murphy in line with New Jersey’s offshore wind target of 7.5 GW by 2035.

Solicitation Capacity target MW Issue date Submittal date Award date Estimated commercial operation date
1 1,100 Q3 2018 Q4 2018 Q2 2019 2024
2 1,200 Q3 2020 Q4 2020 Q2 2021 2027
3 1,200 Q3 2022 Q4 2022 Q2 2023 2029
4 1,200 Q2 2024 Q3 2024 Q1 2025 2031
5 1,400 Q2 2026 Q3 2026 Q1 2027 2033
6 1,400 Q1 2028 Q3 2028 Q1 2029 2035
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