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  • 15 September 2015

    TÜV SÜD PMSS recently finished work for Fishermen’s Energy in the United States in connection with their Atlantic City Wind Farm Demonstration Project off the coast of New Jersey. Fishermen’s Energy was awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to help advance the project to financial close. As part of the due diligence process, […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has once again rejected the Fishermen’s Energy proposal for a demonstration offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City.  On Friday, the BPU said that the project is financially unviable for the state and ratepayers. The BPU objected the Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) for the same reason in March, […]

  • 17 February 2017

    Representatives from Vineyard Power and Vineyard Wind met the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance on Wednesday in Chatham to get the fishermen’s feedback on an offshore wind project planned to be developed off Martha’s Vineyard.

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    The developers of the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, which is fully operational since 2012, are meeting with local fishermen in Lowestoft today to discuss possible solutions to the issues reported by the fishermen. Fishermen that operate in the Greater Gabbard area are having problems with the cable route, where the cables were not buried […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Human Capital

    Fishermen’s Energy presented the new type of access ladder aiming to increase safety during the crew transfer from boats to wind turbines and vice versa last week. In cooperation with Keystone Engineering, Fishermen’s Energy contracted Gulf Island Fabricators in Houma, Louisiana – the same fabrication yard that built the Block Island Wind Farm foundations – […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The developers of the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, which is fully operational since 2012, meet with local fishermen in Lowestoft to discuss possible solutions to the issues reported by the fishermen. Fishermen that operate in the Greater Gabbard area are having problems with the cable route, where the cables were not buried well at […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Human Capital

    Fishermen’s Energy presented the new type of access ladder aiming to increase safety during the crew transfer from boats to wind turbines and vice versa last week. In cooperation with Keystone Engineering, Fishermen’s Energy contracted Gulf Island Fabricators in Houma, Louisiana – the same fabrication yard that built the Block Island Wind Farm foundations – […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Executive of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Sir Alan Massey, is today in Northern Ireland meeting with the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen. Sir Alan is meeting David Dickens, Chief Executive of the charity, in Kilkeel to discuss how best to work together in future. The Fisherman’s Mission, as it […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fishermen’s Energy of New Jersey is eyeing the Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center as a place where the company could test the drivetrain of its wind turbine, which is planned to be used in the Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project. The proposed project was rejected a few days ago by the New […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    After more than a year of preparations and near-shore testing, the Fishermen’s Energy Wind Sentinel buoy was relocated from a test site near Atlantic City to an offshore area leased from the U. S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Located eleven miles east of Ocean City, NJ, this site is within […]

  • 6 June 2013

    After more than a year of preparations and near-shore testing, the Fishermen’s Energy Wind Sentinel buoy was relocated from a test site near Atlantic City to an offshore area leased from the U. S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Located eleven miles east of Ocean City, NJ, this site is within […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities & Government

    US Department of Energy’s grant for the development of an offshore wind farm off New Jersey’s coast was celebrated yesterday on Steel Pier in Atlantic City. In May, Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project was selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) as one of three projects that will receive up to $46.7 […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The New Jersey Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee approved an amendment to the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act yesterday, which requires the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a “window” to solicit new proposals for a small demonstration wind project off of Atlantic City.  Fishermen’s Energy, the company behind the Atlantic City Wind […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Alaska delegation today renewed their commitment to protecting Alaskan commercial fishermen by introducing the Maritime Lien Reform Act of 2013. This legislation would prohibit maritime liens from being imposed on commercial fishing permits, while protecting the rights of fishermen as they continue to engage in the commercial industry in order to provide for their […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    AECOM, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that Fishermen’s Energy, LLC, has recently awarded the firm a contract for project and construction management, engineering, and procurement services for its Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm project. Located about 2.8 miles off the coast […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Fishermen’s Energy welcomes the news that Congress has extended the Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”). “The announcement of an Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”) extension, coupled with the recent Department of Energy award to Fishermen’s Energy, will allow New Jersey to capture the economic benefits of offshore wind at a significantly lower cost” commented Rhonda Jackson, Communications […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will vote on the Fishermen’s Energy proposal for a demonstration offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City on Friday.  Being rejected by the NJ BPU at the beginning of this year, the developer hopes that this time’s the charm, as in the meantime the project won the US Department of […]

  • 22 July 2009

    Over 200 fishermen from Bahrain staged a protest on July 15 at the Samaheej Jetty. “More demonstrations will be planned for the upcoming week,” Fishermen’s Protection Society Secretary-General Abdulameer Al Mughani told Gulf Daily News. “Demonstrations will be staged in various areas of the country, especially where fishermen are located.”

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities & Government

    United States Senators from the State of New Jersey, Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, have responded to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) announcement on Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Wind Farm (FACW). The project has been granted a no-cost extension until the end of the year to secure a power offtake agreement and continue to receive funding as one […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities & Government

    New Jersey governor Chris Christie chose not to sign Senate Bill S-2711, which would have instructed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a new window for applications for small offshore wind projects off the coast of Atlantic City. The bill, which got the green light from the New Jersey’s Senate at the beginning of this […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fishermen’s Energy of New Jersey is eyeing the Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center as a place where the company could test the drivetrain of its wind turbine, which is planned to be used in the Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project. The proposed project was rejected a few days ago by the New […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Offshore Wind farm proposed off the Atlantic coast has failed to justify economic benefits for the second time this month. This was confirmed by the state’s consultant, reports Njspotlight. Back in May 2011, Cape May-based Fisherman’s Energy gained New Jersey approval for a demonstration project to build six wind turbines, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) […]