Offshore Wind Turbines

Pros and Cons of Offshore Wind Farms Along The Jersey Coast

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Offshore Wind Farms. By Jack Dreyer. Submitted as coursework for PH240, Stanford University, Fall 2017 What is an Offshore Wind Farm? Offshore wind farms are large quantities of wind turbines that are cited offshore, as seen in Fig. 1. The only difference between offshore wind farms and “regular” wind turbines …

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New Jersey Supports Risky Wind Turbines, Ignores Nuclear Power Benefits

Will New Jersey consider supporting all forms of clean, efficient and safe power…like nuclear? Or will the Garden State bet big with taxpayer dollars on the still risky solar and wind power solutions? This non-partisan issue is covered in a recent New York Times editorial titled: Nuclear Power Can Save the World To be sure, …

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NJ Senator Chris Brown: Will Wind Farms Increase Local Taxpayer Burden?

Shep on Fishing’s Mike Shepherd and Robin Scott discussed the controversial wind farm project with NJ State Senator, Chris Brown. Offshore New Jersey wind farms: are we jumping into it with limited research? Senator Brown: What is cost to taxpayers? Project could force a rate increase. Listen below to clips from SHEP ON FISHING Podcast …

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Forest of 500 Wind Turbines off New Jersey Coast

Imagine the New Jersey coast littered with a forest of 500 wind turbines. All seen from our sandy shores. Listen to clips from the latest SHEP ON FISHING radio show. They discuss the potential harm brought about by offshore wind farms. Show notes: SHEP ON FISHING. WOND Radio 1400am. 3.16.19 No guarantee that this so-called …

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Jersey Coast Confronts Problems With Wind Farms and Offshore Drilling.

Continuing the fight to prevent offshore drilling in New Jersey, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner McCabe announced that the State has joined a motion in federal court seeking to block drilling-related seismic testing activity. Seismic testing and wind farms off Atlantic City coast could harm marine mammals environment. Seismic …

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Bad Data Hurting Recreational Jersey Fishing. Offshore Wind Turbines Coming?

Listen: Audio clips from SHEP ON FISHING. WOND Radio. Dec. 22, 2018. Mid-Atlantic approved slot option on fluke, aka summer flounder. BUT….Bill Shillingford, aka Bucktail Willie says that could be a problem. It might have an impact on the # of fishing days. Modern Fish Act was recently passed by the House and Senate. Now …

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