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Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light From New Jersey

There are still approvals necessary to get to the finish line, but the Ocean Wind offshore wind project took a big step forward late last week.
June 26, 2019, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The nation’s largest offshore wind farm is one step closer to reality off the Jersey Shore," reports Michael Sol Warren.

According to Warren, "the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities granted the state’s first award for offshore wind to the Danish energy company Ørsted and Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) for the proposed 1,100-megawatt Ocean Wind project."

The proposed wind farm would be constructed 15 miles offshore from Atlantic City, and produce enough power for 500,000 homes. Additional layers of federl and state approval are still necessary before construction can commence, however.

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Published on Friday, June 21, 2019 in NJ.com
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