For Immediate Release June 28, 2011
Contact: Steve Lonegan, 201-487-8844/201-881-6682
Contact: Mike Proto, 201-487-8844/201-281-2700
New Report on New Jerseys Planned Offshore Windmill Projects Shows Boondoggle Will Raise Electricity Costs, Kill Thousands of Jobs
Beacon Hill Institute Report Exposes Folly of New Jerseys Quest to Build Offshore Wind Power Capacity
BOGOTA, NJ New Jerseys offshore windmill subsidies could have a further devastating effect on energy costs and the states economy a new report says. The study was prepared by the Beacon Hill Institute and commissioned by Americans for Prosperity.
This analysis is devastating, said Americans for Prosperity state director Steve Lonegan. This report definitively shows that offshore windmill farms are a bad deal for New Jersey.