New Jersey Grid Plan Could Offer Offshore Wind Model For Other States

July 1, 2022
A New Jersey utility regulator is touting the state’s novel approach to deploying transmission upgrades needed to integrate offshore wind energy, arguing the approach could serve as a model for other states on the East Coast and elsewhere that are aiming to significantly grow the nascent renewable energy sector. Under New Jersey’s State Agreement Approach (SAA) framework, officials are creating a competitive market for grid transmission projects that could serve multiple offshore wind facilities rather than asking that each wind...

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