The New Jersey (NJ) Energy Link is an offshore electrical transmission cable, buried under the ocean, linking energy resources and users in northern, central and southern New Jersey. This innovative transmission project will span the length of New Jersey and carry 3,000MW of electricity.
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BRINGING CLEAN WIND ENERGY FROM OFF NEW JERSEY’S COAST
Offshore wind is an abundant source of clean energy that will also create 74,000 job-years of work (about 10,000 to 20,000 workers) in the State. The NJ Energy Link helps us reach the goal of developing offshore wind.
STRENGTHENING NEW JERSEY’S ECONOMY
According to a study by IHS Global Insight, building the NJ Energy Link and offshore wind will:
LOWERING ENERGY PRICES
New Jersey’s high energy prices hurt consumers and businesses. The NJ Energy Link lowers New Jersey energy prices by:
AVOIDING BLACKOUTS AND THE NEED FOR ON-LAND TRANSMISSION
The NJ Energy Link is an investment in a stronger, more reliable grid: