New Jersey Offshore Wind Business and Community Development Events – Clean Energy FAM Tour and Oceantic Network Member Breakfast | September 17 – 18, 2024


(Burlington, NJ) announces 2 days of high-impact Local Content offshore wind-focused education and business development events designed to support New Jersey’s ambitious offshore wind energy goals, climate change laws, and industry local content requirements. These events are focused on fostering the use of local services and products from small and diverse businesses, enhancing local workforce training and employment pathways, and investing in community benefits for residents and nonprofits.

New Jersey has made significant strides in offshore wind energy, recently awarding its third offshore wind solicitation, and is actively advancing its fourth and fifth solicitations. These initiatives are part of the state’s commitment to generate 11,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2040, solidifying its leadership in renewable energy and economic development.

The first event in this series is a Local Content Familiarization Tour, which aims to educate and collaborate with industry leaders committed to achieving local content within their sectors. Local residents will be present throughout the tour to provide insights and facilitate meaningful interactions.

Event Schedule:

SEPTEMBER 17th, 2024

Local Content Clean Energy FAM Tours | 8:30am – 3:30pm

@ Various South Jersey Destination facilitates high-impact Local Content Familiarization (FAM) Tours to help achieve state climate change laws and industry local content requirements (LCR) to ensure the use of local services and products from small/diverse businesses,  local workforce training and employment pathways and community benefit investments for residents and nonprofits. FAM Tour stops include

  • City of Burlington
  • NJ Transit Light Pennsauken Transit Center River Line Station, NJ
  • Mullica Hill, NJ
  • Salem, NJ
  • Vineland

Local Content Continuing Conversations | 4pm – 7pm

@The Union House, 19 E Union St, Burlington, NJ 08016

Discover another jewel of a community in New Jersey – City of Burlington. Meet with locals and industry professionals elevated conversations.

SEPTEMBER 18th 2024

Oceantic Network Member Breakfast x Local Content | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

@Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference, 340 High St, Burlington City, NJ 08016

This quarterly New Jersey Member Breakfast is a perfect opportunity for Oceantic Network members to engage in breakfast and conversation. The event is free to attend, but advance registration is required. This is an excellent chance for companies or organizations interested in offshore wind to learn more about the Oceantic Network and connect with other New Jersey organizations involved in the industry. If you know a company or organization interested in getting involved in offshore wind or learning about the Oceantic Network, please invite them to the breakfast and have them register in advance.

“As a New Jersey native and someone who works so closely within the offshore wind industry across the Garden State, while the development of these projects has long lead times it’s impressive that every level of stakeholder gets involved now. We look forward to out of town and local colleges to join us in the beautiful City of Burlington,” said Local Content New Jersey State Director Dwayne Wilkins.”



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