Virtual Public Information Session for Island Beach State Park

Representatives to Provide an Overview of Upcoming Onshore Construction work at Island Beach State Park 

Berkeley Township, NJ – Representatives from Ocean Wind 1 and its team of local contractors will host a virtual public information session on Wednesday, October 4th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to provide an update on the upcoming onshore work for the project. With the receipt of the major federal, state, and local permits, Ocean Wind 1 will begin onshore work at Island Beach State Park on October 10th, interconnecting to the Lanoka substation at the former Oyster Creek nuclear plant site.

Ocean Wind 1 is the first sustainable energy project to be built offshore in New Jersey and was initiated as part of New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan. The project received a Record of Decision in July 2023 and final approval of its Construction and Operation Plan in September 2023 from the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, as well as related approvals from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. At 1,100 MW, Ocean Wind 1 will generate enough clean energy to power half a million homes. The project is operating under an Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate issued by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

Questions for this virtual public information session are welcomed and Ocean Wind 1 is prepared to provide information ahead of and during work activities. Please visit or submit questions by calling 609-450-3047 or emailing  A recording of this information session will be available at where further updates and information during the construction period can be found. 

Interested parties are encouraged to attend the free session by using the link or QR code below.

Virtual Meeting Link

For further information, please contact:

Media Contact: 
Caitlin Latko
Thomas/Boyd Communications 

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A global clean energy leader, Ørsted develops, constructs, and operates offshore and land-based wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants. Ørsted is the first energy company in the world with a science-based net-zero emissions target as validated by the Science Based Targets initiative.  
In the United States, the company has approximately 700 employees and a growing portfolio of clean energy assets and partnerships that includes offshore wind energy, land-based wind energy, solar, storage technologies and e-fuels. A leader across the renewable energy sector in the United States, Ørsted holds the top position in offshore wind energy with approximately 5 gigawatts in development and operates America’s first offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Block Island. Ørsted has a total U.S. land-based capacity of 5 gigawatts across wind, solar, storage technologies and e-fuels. To learn more about the Ørsted U.S. business, visit or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@ØrstedUS).