New Jersey’s Offshore-Wind Initiatives: Right Place, Right Time

NJ Spotlight | November 15, 2018 | Podcasts, Roundtables

Liz Burdock, president and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind
The wind is blowing in a new direction in New Jersey, a sign the state is getting serious about developing a robust offshore-wind industry.

The Murphy administration has established the nation’s most aggressive targets for promoting offshore wind. More importantly, it has backed those goals with a series of significant steps to deliver on the commitment.

Doug Copeland of Nautilus Offshore Wind
What’s happening with offshore wind in New Jersey, why is it so critical to the state’s efforts to combat climate change? And what could it mean for customers?

In the final of a five-part series of roundtables on New Jersey’s Energy Future, NJ Spotlight gathered experts on Friday, November 9 to discuss the Murphy administration’s aggressive goals for offshore wind and how they might be achieved — critical issues in the state’s efforts to combat climate change and deliver clean energy to customers.

Opening Remarks: Joseph L. Fiordaliso, President,
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities


Thomas Brostrøm, President, North America, Ørsted North America

Clarke Bruno, Lead Partner, Transmission, Anbaric

Liz Burdock, President & CEO, Business Network for Offshore Wind

Doug Copeland, Regional Project Manager, EDF Renewables, Nautilus
Offshore Wind LLC

Josh Kohut, Associate Professor, Center of Ocean Observing Leadership,
Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, School of Environmental and
Biological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Tom Johnson, Energy Reporter, NJ Spotlight

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