TODD SNITCHLER, PRESIDENT AND CEO, EPSA, FOR THE PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY
Offshore wind could someday be a tremendous renewable resource. Its potential for providing vast amounts of clean energy to Atlantic states is nearly unparalleled and New Jersey alone is hoping to build 11 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2040.
It will have to be built in the nick of time, too. Demand for power is likely to grow rapidly as more of the economy electrifies. Meanwhile, state and federal policies are rapidly pushing coal and natural gas plants into retirement, creating a looming gap between current and future power demand and the supplies available.
Except keen eyes may notice that no offshore wind has actually been built in New Jersey. Nor has any construction even commenced . . .
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