The Atlantic Cape Foundation has pledged $ 25,000 for scholarships for students enrolled in the Wind Training Center program, she said.
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“We often hear about buzzwords and ‘new industries’, but we never see them,” said Mayor Marty Small Sr. “I’m glad we can’t just see (this industry is starting), but it’s happening right here in Atlantic City. “
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has awarded three offshore wind projects totaling 3,758 megawatts of energy, said Jim Ferris, head of the new technology bureau, BPU’s clean energy division.
All three will be based off Atlantic and Cape May counties.
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“That’s half of our goal around 7,500 MW (by 2035),” Ferris said. “It will inject $ 4.7 billion into the economy.”
The energy that will be produced is enough to power 1.6 million homes, Ferris said.
The college’s Global Wind Organization certified partners, Arcon Training Center, AIS Training and 3t Energy Group, have been working with Atlantic Cape officials over the past few months to bring this project to fruition, the college said.
Ørsted is developing two of these projects southeast of Atlantic City, which together will generate more than 2,200 MW. Ørsted’s first project, Ocean Wind 1, received BPU approval in 2019, and Ocean Wind 2 received BPU approval in June.