Jersey Renews Coalition and Labor Allies Call on Legislative Leadership to Continue Support for Offshore Wind

Press Contact:Debra Coyle, (609) 707-1320Drew Tompkins, (570) 506-5310TRENTON – The Jersey Renews Coalition and labor allies submitted a letter co-signed by 17 labor unions and labor advocate organizations to Senate President Scutari and Assembly Speaker Coughlin calling for continued, strong support for the development of offshore wind in New Jersey. The letter demonstrated broad [...]

2024-02-17T10:34:22-05:00February 17th, 2024|Jersey Renews Statements, Offshore Wind, Press|0 Comments

Biden Administration Announces NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease Auction

For Immediate Release: January 12, 2022Contact:Deb Coyle McFadden, Executive Director, NJ Work Environment Council, dcoyle@njwec.org Cell: 609-707-1320Doug O’Malley, Director, Environment New Jersey, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org, Cell: 917-449-6812Biden Administration Announces NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease AuctionAction Will Open Up 480,000 Acres to Offshore Wind Off the Jersey ShoreTrenton – Today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced [...]

2022-01-28T14:23:20-05:00January 12th, 2022|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Biden Administration Announces NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease Auction

Big News for the Green Economy: 2nd Offshore Wind Award Announced

Photo Credit Luke Gordon Today, June 30, 2021, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced the winners of the second offshore wind solicitation of 2,658 megawatts to and Atlantic Shores for construction of wind turbines off the Jersey Shore. The projects will create approximately 7,000 good paying jobs across the state [...]

2022-01-11T08:53:41-05:00June 30th, 2021|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Big News for the Green Economy: 2nd Offshore Wind Award Announced

Press Statement: Biden Administration Accelerates NJ Wind and “Good, Union Jobs”

Top officials in the Biden Administration announced a set of actions to support rapid expansion of offshore wind energy, with a primary goal of creating “tens of thousands of high-paying, union jobs.” Nationwide, the Administration plans to offer $3 billion in loan guarantees for offshore wind projects and has set a target to deploy 30,000 [...]

2022-01-11T08:54:52-05:00March 30th, 2021|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Press Statement: Biden Administration Accelerates NJ Wind and “Good, Union Jobs”

N.J. steelworkers and windmills — perfect together | Opinion

Originally published on NJ.com: https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/01/nj-steelworkers-and-windmills-perfect-together-opinion.html Updated Jan 21, 2021; Posted Jan 21, 2021 Del Vitale, the director United Steelworkers-District 4, and Debra Coyle McFadden, executive director for the New Jersey Work Environment Council, say United Steelworkers, who helped build New York City skyscrapers, have earned the right to deliver the same quality product to the builders [...]

2022-01-11T15:32:09-05:00January 21st, 2021|News, Offshore Wind, Opinion, Press|Comments Off on N.J. steelworkers and windmills — perfect together | Opinion

New Paulsboro Offshore Wind Factory Is an Opportunity for NJ Workers and Our Climate 

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Contact: Berenice Tompkins (914) 564-3094 btompkins@njwec.org Trenton -- Governor Murphy’s announcement today of a $250 million investment in the Paulsboro Marine Terminal positions New Jersey to have the largest offshore wind manufacturing facility in the United States. This is the state’s second offshore wind manufacturing milestone in six [...]

2022-01-11T08:56:25-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on New Paulsboro Offshore Wind Factory Is an Opportunity for NJ Workers and Our Climate 

Press Release: “Big Win for Offshore Wind,” Says Jersey Renews as Murphy Administration Announces Development of NJ Wind Port

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2020 Contact: Berenice Tompkins, NJ Work Environment Council, (914) 564-3094 “Big Win for Offshore Wind,” Says Jersey Renews as Murphy Administration Announces Development of New Jersey Wind Port Trenton - Today, Governor Murphy announced the development of the New Jersey Wind Port, the first port in the country to be built [...]

2022-01-11T09:08:26-05:00June 16th, 2020|News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Press Release: “Big Win for Offshore Wind,” Says Jersey Renews as Murphy Administration Announces Development of NJ Wind Port

Press Release: Gov. Murphy Renews Commitment to Clean Energy Increases Offshore Wind Goal to 7500MW by 2035

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Jersey City - On Tuesday, November 19, Governor Murphy appeared with former Vice President Al Gore to announce an increase of New Jersey’s offshore wind commitment to 7500 megawatts by 2035. This is a marked increase to the original goal of [...]

2022-01-11T09:10:01-05:00November 19th, 2019|Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Press Release: Gov. Murphy Renews Commitment to Clean Energy Increases Offshore Wind Goal to 7500MW by 2035

New Jersey Just Made History: BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 New Jersey Just Made History BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation Trenton - Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced Orsted/OceanWind as the winner of the first round of solicitations to build offshore wind turbines on [...]

2022-01-11T09:14:22-05:00June 21st, 2019|Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on New Jersey Just Made History: BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

New Jersey Just Made History: BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 New Jersey Just Made History BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation Trenton - Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced Orsted/OceanWind as the winner of the first round of solicitations to build offshore wind turbines on [...]

2022-01-11T09:17:27-05:00June 21st, 2019|Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on New Jersey Just Made History: BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

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