Offshore wind development for US sector leader New Jersey advanced today with the release of the draft environmental review of the Shell-EDF’s nearly 3GW, 200-turbine Atlantic Shores array.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), lead regulator of energy development in federal waters, announced the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project under development some 9 miles (14km) off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey.