Ocean Wind 1 to Hold Open House in Ocean City on November 6

Features in-person and virtual options for participation.

Ocean City, NJ – Ocean Wind 1, New Jersey’s first offshore wind farm developed by Ørsted and PSEG, will host an in-person open house with a virtual option to update residents of Ocean City and other communities on the status of the offshore wind farm and answer any questions they may have.

The open house will take place Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Ocean City Music Pier, located at 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the program beginning at 10 a.m. and running until approximately 1 p.m. 

Attendees will be invited into the auditorium for a welcome and short project overview, followed by a question-and-answer session comprised of subject matter experts. Topics include:

  • Overall project and general information on offshore wind
  • The benefits of clean energy in combatting climate change and creating jobs
  • Environmental, and federal/state permitting
  • Marine affairs and fisheries
  • Onshore transmission

“We look forward to sharing Ocean Wind 1 updates and information while also taking audience and on-line questions,” said Maddy Urbish, Head of Government Affairs & Policy, NJ, Ørsted. “We are making participation as easy as possible for anyone interested in Ocean Wind 1 to learn as much as they’d like about the project in whatever format is most comfortable for them.”

Socially distanced seating and a mask request will be in place to protect the health and well-being of all involved. Those who choose to participate virtually can register to watch the event at ocw1openhouse.eventbrite.com. Questions will be accepted virtually.

For more information on Ocean Wind, go to OceanWind.com/resources-and-faqs.

About Ørsted Offshore North America

The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted ranks as the world’s most sustainable energy company in Corporate Knights’ 2021 Global 100 index of the most sustainable corporations and is recognized on the CDP Climate Change A List as a global leader on climate action.

In the United States, Ørsted operates the Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, and constructed the two-turbine Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot project – the first turbines to be installed in federal waters.  Ørsted has secured over 4,000 megawatts of additional capacity through six projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Ørsted Offshore’s North American business is jointly headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island and employs more than 150 people. To learn more visit us.orsted.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (@OrstedUS).

About PSEG

Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG) (NYSE: PEG) is a publicly traded diversified energy company with approximately 13,000 employees. Headquartered in Newark, N.J., PSEG's principal operating subsidiaries are: Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), PSEG Power and PSEG Long Island. PSEG is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for 13 consecutive years (https://corporate.pseg.com).

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