Today, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC (Atlantic Shores) released a statement on the Monmouth University Polling Institute’s recent poll that makes clear the harmful effect of misinformation on sustainable energy development.
Atlantic City, N.J. Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind responded to the recent Monmouth University poll. “We must not lose sight of the fact that clean energy is urgently needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Wind energy is an integral part of the state’s plan, and it needs to be built. Its environmental, job, and economic benefits are real.
Being able to bring a new offshore wind industry to this state and the country is exciting – but it doesn’t come without challenges and the need to educate and engage in information sharing. We have a role to play in helping people understand offshore wind and ensuring that they have accurate information. We embrace this role and will continue to openly communicate with New Jerseyans who want to know more.
Offshore wind will bring new facilities, supply chain businesses, and jobs to the state. As a developer, we are here to support New Jersey in meeting its clean energy goals and driving economic growth within the state. Our project alone will bring power to more than 700,000 homes, generate $1.9 billion in economic activity and create 18,000 jobs.
The spreading of misinformation and lies is dangerous and doesn’t serve the people of this state who so urgently need the benefits that offshore wind will bring. It must stop.”
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