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  • 1. Reasearched & Organised by: “An excellent conference, a good mix of owners and industry experts; good in depth discussion and panel discussion” - Commercial Director, GE Wind SAVE UP TO €300Operations and Maintenance reserve your place today!Operator Forum 201224-25 January 2012 | HamburgAchieve the maximum output from your portfolio byrefining your O&M strategy to exceed target profitsThe only dedicated forum specifically targeted at the Benchmark your strategiesowner/operators of on - and o -shore wind portfolios against our expert speakers Identify solutions to drive down operational costs and simultaneously improve turbine performance Navigating post-warranty O&M options - determine the benefits and pitfalls of remaining with your turbine manufacturer and make smart cost-e ective decisions Receive practical take-away solutions from experienced onshore operators to create an e ective O&M strategy Determine the return of investment on condition monitoring systems and work out how to e ectively utilise the data Utilise Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to give you an instant picture of where the highest costs are in relation to power generation, allowing you to maximise the production lifetime of each part Understand why vessels will need to be multipurpose for farshore O&M and how projects will need to achieve more medical and emergency self-su ciency on-site Understand the figures behind performance - establish where the most OPEX costs are and create a strategy to address this 6 REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS FORUM 1 More wind energy owner/operators present and participating than any event on the market 2 A forum specifically featuring owner/operators of on- and o -shore wind portfolios 3 Dedicated onshore and o shore tracked conference rooms 4 Over 12 hours of networking time with O&M industry leaders 5 E-networking facility allowing you to connect with attendees 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after the event 6 Get involved – working group and panel discussions allowing for greater audience interactionVisit www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance for more information
  • 2. “This provided a very good forum for the discussion of wind O&M issues”- EHS Professional, DUKE EnergyWith the wind industry moving forward at a Europe’s largest wind owner/operators and Following extensive research it is clear thatdramatic rate, new advances in wind turbine an annual attendance of over 120 there are still a number of key challenges thattechnology are dramatically increasing the participants, this event will focus on need to be overcome in order to ensure thepotential for improved turbine e ciency and providing a crucial forum for operators, future o shore installations can be allowedoptimised performance. With the recent turbine manufacturers and service providers to operate e ectively and e ciently. Forsurge into o shore and farshore wind, this to collaborate, learn and discuss the key wind power generation to be as cheap andtechnology is becoming of key importance. issues relating to reducing the OPEX of wind as e cient as possible, operators need an farm O&M to achieve maximum power opportunity to communicate and discussHowever, with the rapid advancement of the generation possible. strategies with their peers. With regards toindustry, and the constant need to constrain the post warranty aftercare market forthe supply chain to meet demand, operations Last year, we focused on providing strategies example, operators are faced with a numberand maintenance costs continue to to implement technical innovation into O&M of options; from undertaking O&M in houseskyrocket. It has been proven that just a one strategies. This year, the aim of the event is to to purchasing a service agreement from thepercent improvement in operations and ensure that owner/operators have a forum OEM, it is di cult to determine whichmaintenance can make a huge di erence to for collaboration and opportunity to learn strategy is most relevant for a certainthe bottom line of a wind portfolio. However, from and network with leading turbine portfolio.with wind farm ROI believed to be minus 21 manufacturers and ISPs to ensure that theypercent, it is becoming imperative to identify not only have the strategies to implement If you’ve been to a Wind Energy Updatethe where the savings can be made. e ective O&M strategies right now into their conference before, you’ll know how much of onshore portfolios, but also know the best an emphasis we place on providing excellentIn the early days of the wind industry, the method to carry out an e ective O&M networking opportunities for our delegates.costs of O&M were calculated to be roughly strategy in their future o shore installations. With a focus on collaboration and learning,€0.5c/KW over a turbines 20 year life. this conference will be highly interactive with Some of the key issues that this leading a unique utility/OEM panel session, workingHowever, O&M costs can now be expected O&M event will cover include: group discussions and dedicatedto increase 253 percent over the 20-year life • DONG Energy on planning o shore company-specific networking opportunities.of a turbine, resulting in prohibitive costs for construction for an e ective O&M model Furthermore, with our online e-networkingdevelopers looking to gain financial backing to be implemented facility, it is possible to connect withfor proposed installations. • EnBW Erneuerbare Energien on the individuals 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after evolution of O&M the conference.To further compound the challenges faced • Vattenfall on establishing proactiveby owner/operators moving o shore, the maintenance strategies The 4th Operations and Maintenancecosts of keeping o shore turbines online • Statoil on establishing a sustainable Operator Forum will be the key meetingranges from €100,000 to €300,000 per year o shore O&M model place for owner/operators, turbineVs an allocated €45,000 per turbine for • Eneco on O&M operator strategies manufacturers and ISPs to collaborate andonshore portfolios. With the latest round 3 network. Multi-national utilities such as • International Power GDF Suez discussingprojects typically 60km+ from shore, access collaborative solutions to O&M DONG Energy, Vattenfall, SSE, Mainstreamand HSE are becoming critical issues to Renewable Power, Statoil and Eneco as well • SSE on utilising a flexible maintenanceaddress in order to successfully implement a as leading turbine manufacturers such as strategy in onshore portfoliosreliable O&M following the commissioning Vestas, Siemens Wind Power and GE Energy • Vestas on a assessing the changing role ofphase. are coming together to take part in panel an OEM to service provider discussions, work group discussions andAverage values of O&M costs are • GE Energy on managing component failure dedicated industry specific sessions to€0.019/kWh, compared to early estimates • Siemens Wind Power on evaluating determine the most e ective way to achieveby one of the world’s dominant turbine performance in o shore installations the maximum output from your portfolio bysuppliers of €0.003/kWh. Wind Energy • GL Garrad Hassan on correctly interpreting refining your O&M strategy to exceed targetUpdate’s Operations and Maintenance and analysing performance data profits.Report 2011Helping the industry power forward bydeveloping innovative answers to thesequestions is why Wind Energy Update havelaunched the 4th Operations andMaintenance Operator Forum. Building onthe success of the previous 3 annual O&MSummits, this leading event has beenoptimised to provide a unique forum for theowner/operators of on- and o shore windportfolios. With commitment from nine ofVisit www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance to reserve your place today
  • 3. “Great conference, it was chance to meet industry leaders. They presented many topics which areprevalent and important to the wind industry today and in the future” - Manager Service Optimisation, Vestas TOP 5 CONFERENCE TAKE-AWAYS UNIQUE NETWORKING FEATURES 1 PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS - whether forming your initial O&M strategy or looking to optimise E-networker and meeting planner: your current portfolio – the O&M Operator • Connect with all registered attendees 3 weeks prior to and 3 Forum will provide the information you need weeks post event • Arrange meetings before the conference and ensure you get face to face discussion time 2 BE INSPIRED - listen to case studies from experienced o shore operators and learn to • Build relationships before, during and after the conference optimise your own portfolio Networking drinks evening: 3 KEY TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE - determine Taking place at the end of the first conference day, the networking essential changes to execute following analysis drinks evening is the ideal opportunity to network with your from data monitoring systems industry peers in an informal environment 4 FORGE KEY RELATIONSHIPS - a unique opportunity to connect and network with your Working group discussions: peers from the largest European Take part in productive small group discussions on focused owner/operators relevant topics. Brainstorm, share best practises, compare solutions and put questions to your peers about crucial O&M 5 GET INVOLVED - make the most of our issues. Use this opportunity to place yourself at the forefront of interactive conference set up and discuss key innovating solutions and to crucial industry challenges. Work issues in our panel and working group together to overcome key challenges discussion sessions Expert speakers include: Jacob Zeemann Joe Dalton Sverre Trollnes Martin Reinholdssen Jeremy Williamson O shore Installation Manager Manager Asset Operations Head of Operation Head of Generation Onshore Wind Generation DONG Energy Mainstream Renewable Statoil Vattenfall SSE Power George Bakker Ralf Neulinger Dr Claus Burkhardt Paul Mewse Russell Young Director - Prinses Amalia Director Operations Director of Operations - Asset Manager Renewables COO - Technology and Windfarm EnBW Erneuerbare Energien Alpha Ventus International Power GDF Operations Eneco EWE Suez Vestas Lionel Delannoy Richard Luijendijk Fernando Valldeperez Michael Lange Ingo Hälke Global Key Account Manager Director Service O shore Global Director Operations Head of Asset Management Head of Service GE Energy Siemens Wind Power and Maintenance GL Garrad Hassan AREVA Gamesa Jari Wickstrom Olivier Dewez Scott Mackenzie Thomas Blum Jean-Marie Robin Global Product Manager CEO Asset Management, Business Director Communications Director ABB - BU Motors and Hanalei Renouvelables Manager Funa Safety Systems 01-Metradib Generators Natural Power For more information visit www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance
  • 4. Dedicated Onshore and O shore Conference tracksKeynote plenary Day 1 ASSET MANAGEMENT AND PANEL SESSION: OPERATOR VS. OPTIMISATION OEM PANEL SESSIONCURRENT MARKET OVERVIEW • Take part in a unique discussion MANAGING COMPONENT FAILURE between a panel of OEMs and a panelEVALUATING THE EVOLUTION OF O&M of operators to thrash out the key challenges• Get an overview on how the wind industry has • Get unique information from industry leaders and highest OPEX within operations and evolved to work O&M into a coherent strategy into the components which result in maximum maintenance on and o shore – and why it still has a long way to go downtime and prove expensive to fix • Use this opportunity to present questions to a• Understand the trends of the industry and what • Understand through inventory management complete cross section of the industry and you can expect in the next 5 years in terms of how high-cost components can be purchased what requirements each imposes to work more reliability and availability and stored to dramatically reduce repair and e ectively with each other• Challenging the assumptions of O&M – replacement expenditure identifying the obstacles in implementing a • Balancing ageing equipment with continued profit generation; when to make a decision to END OF WARRANTY INSPECTIONS comprehensive culture of proactive operation and maintenance sacrifice power generation to replace an old • Get insight from a leading EU operator into and ine cient part? How to the costs weight their experiences of employing a third party ISPRalf Neulinger, Director Operations, EnBW up for the operator? • Understand the true cost savings by utilising aErneuerbare Energien third party ISP to carry out an end of warranty Lionel Delannoy, Global Key Account Manager, inspection GE EnergySERVICE PROVIDERS AND AFTERCARE • ISP or internal operator led inspection? HearAGGREEMENTS two sides of the discussion and understand MAKING SENSE OF PERFORMANCE why paying for a third party ISP to carry out DATA inspections can be beneficialASSESSING THE SUITABILITY OF O&M • Condition monitoring systems – why is theINDEPENDENT SERVICE PROVIDERS technology is still insu cient and what O shore O&M track(ISPs) improvements can operators expect to see in• The importance of analysing your own the near future? • How can effective data interpretation be OFFSHORE O&M MODELS business strategy to successfully choose a suitable O&M provider utilised to achieve real OPEX cost savings• Insight into the range of strategy options, from • Utilise effective data analysis to identify trends IS AN OPERATOR LED O&M STRATEGY giving the keys to an ISP to retaining the and establish usable trigger points so you can SUITABLE FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO? majority of responsibility – what is most make actionable schedules to maintain your • Get insight into the benefits and disadvantages suitable for your portfolio? power generation of whether an operator-led O&M strategy is• Ensure complete goal alignment – make sure Michael Lange, Head of Asset Management, GL e ective for every wind portfolio your expectations of availability match the Garrad Hassan • Understand the circumstances in which an expectations, and ability, of the service provider Jean-Marie Robin, Communications Director, operator led O&M strategy is suitable and the• Learn how experienced operators have 01-Metravib innovation that this requires incentivised providers to achieve target • Learn in what circumstances an ISP can provide reliability, and proactive management of O&M a competitive and e cient service compared O&M STRATEGY to the operator or OEMMITIGATE THE POST-WARRANTY AND Georg Bakker, Director, Prinses AmaliaAFTERCARE SERVICE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF WindfarmMINEFIELD RELIABLE, REPEATABLE AND• Get analysis into the massive new market of PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE WITH ESTABLISHING A SUSTAINABLE out of warranty aftercare service agreements – PROACTIVE SOLUTIONS OFFSHORE O&M MODEL ensure you negotiate with service providers • Hear from an experienced o shore energy • Get insight from O&M experience with first (ISP or OEM) with solid information to get the O&M professional on the culture needed to be full-scale deep water wind turbine most e ective maintenance agreement for implemented to achieve an e ective and • Learn from experienced operators how they your turbine reliable O&M strategy developed an e cient and e ective model for• OEM or ISP? When to leave the security of the • Break the pattern of reactive maintenance and o shore operations and maintenance OEMs expensive service agreements for hear how proactive solutions are less OPEX • Identifying critical aspects of the O&M process independent service providers intensive long-term to enable implementation of e ective • Grounding a reliable, repeatable culture of performance managementGET INSIGHT INTO THE GROWING proactive, not reactive, maintenance: Lessons Sverre Trollnes, Head of Operations, Statoil from the established o shore hydrocarbonSERVICE ROLE OF AN OEM energy industry• Understand the implications of OEMs making • Use this experience to re-evaluate your PANEL SESSION: WORKING the move from an equipment manufacturer to PANEL strategy and identify areas of weakness to TOWARDS COLLABORATIVE SESSION a portfolio manager and service provide, and safeguard and reinforce the reliability of power what this means for the owner-operator SOLUTIONS TO OFFSHORE O&M generation • Take part in a discussion with a cross section of• Get the information to make smart decisions • Understand why traditional schedule-based when working with OEMs in a post warranty the wind industry to assess and collaborate for preventive maintenance and threshold-based future solutions to the challenges of O&M capacity alarm systems are insu cient to ensure the• Comprehensively understand the where the • Discuss the viability of solutions to technical highest level of reliability and e ciency challenges such as modifications in the field, costs and losses are post-warranty Martin Reinholdssen, Head of Operations, accessibility and retrofitting while ensuring• Understand how you can effectively work with Vattenfall OPEX costs are reduced as much as possible turbine manufacturers to achieve a cost-e ective service agreement Paul Mewse, Asset Manager Renewables,Russell Young, COO Technology and Operations, International Power GDF SuezVestas Ingo Hälke, Head of Service, AREVA Dr Claus Burkhart, Director of Operations, EWE For more information visit www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance
  • 5. Dedicated Onshore and O shore Conference tracksPLANNING OFFSHORE TRANSFERRING KNOWLEDGE FROM EVOLVING ONSHORE WIND NEAR-SHORE TO FARSHORE NEW HIGH CAPACITY ONSHORECONSTRUCTION TO ALLOW AN INSTALLATIONSEFFECTIVE O&M MODEL TO BE NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES OF • Get insight into new high capacity highIMPLEMENTED CABLE O&M reliability installations for increasingly large• Hear from a utility both operating and • Learn how to navigate the challenges of cable onshore wind installations and determine constructing o shore portfolios and get an maintenance o shore where the savings will be made insight into how they structure their • Understand how this low value component can • Find out how manufacturers are moving construction plans to work in partnership with result in large expense and significant turbine towards lower tech high reliability turbines – an e ective o shore O&M strategy downtime what real cost savings can be made?• Understand how you need to work with • Get an insight into the solutions for cable O&M Olivier Dewez, CEO, Windtechnics (Hanalei contractors to ensure they understand your – is a collaborative e ort on cable Renouvelables) goals and priorities for reducing on-going O&M maintenance the way forward? costs CAN OPERATORS UTILISE A MOREJacob Zeemann, O shore Operations Manager, FLEXIBLE MAINTENANCE STRATEGY MANAGING HEALTH AND SAFETY INDONG Energy FARSHORE O&M WITH ONSHORE PORTFOLIOS? • Get insight into the debate of onshore-specificCREATE A SOUND FARSHORE O&M • Understand why vessels will need to be maintenance strategies multipurpose for farshore O&M and howSTRATEGY projects will need to achieve more medical and • With none of the high costs of offshore• Get comprehensive insight into the accessibility and replacement, understand how emergency self-su ciency on-site comparative challenges of farshore, deepwater predictive maintenance may be cost-e ective • Learn how to set in motion a strong culture of when compared to shallow water installations strategy and in what situations health and safety promotion and constant• Understand where the most OPEX intensive Jeremy Williamson, Onshore Generation improving of workforce competence aspects are of the O&M process – learn how Manager, Scottish Southern Electric • Receive insight from experienced offshore you can plan to avoid these operators into the challenges they faced when• Benefit from the knowledge of an experienced carrying out O&M o shore GRID STABILITY FOR SMALL AND o shore operator into how to establish a MEDIUM SIZED WIND INSTALLATIONS complete and comprehensive O&M strategy • Receive insight from the UK National Grid on FIRE PROTECTION FOR OFFSHORE• Learn how to correctly tailor your O&M the challenges they face with regards to wind strategy to be suitable for the installation TURBINES turbine installations and how they are workingJoe Dalton, Manager Asset Operations, • Avoid a costly insurance claim by getting with wind portfolio operatorsMainstream Renewable Power information on the leading solutions and • Understand how the National Grid is planning technologies to mitigate the risk of fire inside to work with operators in the futureASSET MANAGEMENT AND your turbines The National Grid UK • Get an overview of the latest technologies andPERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION strategies being employed to safeguard expensive components and prevent downtimeOPTIMISING ACCESSIBILITY IN FUTURE Thomas Blum, Director, Funa Safety SystemsFARSHORE INSTALLATIONS• Work towards increasing the accessibility ONSHORE O&M TRACK farshore by understanding the key challenges for operators – what can you do to reduce the INCREASING COMPONENT challenges?• Learn how you can attempt to minimise the PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY costs of unplanned maintenance develop a coherent plan for the future IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF• Assess the capabilities of maintenance vessels ONSHORE WIND FARMS and get an understanding how these operate in • Understand how to best gather operational the context of an o shore installation information and performance date to establishJohn Davies, Partner, CEDCO solid key performance indicators (KPIs) • Hear the most common reasons and solutionsEVALUATING PERFORMANCE IN for underperforming onshore turbinesOFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS • Learn how forecasting, monitoring and• Understand the figures behind performance – management tools can be applied in a constant learn where the most OPEX costs are lost and improvement cycle to increase production create a strategy to address this levels• Determine how as an operator you can Scott Mackensie, Asset Manager, Natural Power optimise the availability of your portfolio o shore and understand where its possible to GENERATOR TECHNOLOGY make the most e ective savings • Weigh up the cost-benefit - double-fed• Utilise Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to give induction generators or permanent-magnet you an instant picture of where the highest generators (PMG) for increasingly high capacity costs are in relation to the power generation of onshore installations? your turbine, allowing you to maximise the • Determine whether the competitive price and production lifetime of each part performance of traditional turbine generatorRichard Luijendijk, Director Service O shore, technologies outweigh the higher reliability ofSiemens Wind Power PMG technology • Get insight from an experienced onshore Simply complete the form at the operator into their experiences in establishing the best performing generator to minimise backof this brochure and get it back operational costs to us or go to: Jari Wickström, Head of Service, ABB www.windenergyupdate.com /operations-maintenance to reserve your place today! For more information visit www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance
  • 6. “I was very pleased with the conference...I gave me a good opportunity tocatch up with existing and new customers” - CEO, Danish Wind Power AcademyHear what past attendees have Sponsorship and Exhibitionhad to say about our Operations Opportunitiesand Maintenance Conferences: Wind Energy Updates 4th Operations and Maintenance Operator Forum o ers a “It was very well organized and interesting” competitive range of sponsorship and exhibition Corporate Technical Director opportunities to suit every need and budget. EDP Renovaveis Whether you wish to promote your products, or you wish to gain further brand exposure, we can tailor a package to suit you and your company. “This provided a very good forum for the discussion of wind O&M issues” EHS Professional, DUKE Energy Build your own package in 3 simple steps: 1 Make a list of your most important aims “I found the conference top class for networking and the fellow attendees” • Exhibition booth Director, Gael Force Wind Technology • Brand visibility • Private meetings • Platform demos • Leaflet seat drops “Positive ROI!” • Delegate pack inserts Key Account Manager, LM Windpower • Speaking Slots 2 Work out your budget “Well prepared as usual. The organization was very good, congratulations!” Generation Director, RES Group Speak with your marketing team and decide on your conference investment. No matter what your budget total, we will work with you to build a package that “Overall excellent networking event with achieves your aims and exceeds some useful presentations” expectations Senior Accounts Consultant, RSA 3 Call us at Wind Energy Update “The environment of the conference was perfect - there were so many opportunities Call to discuss your package now! for networking” Contact Will on +44 (0)207 375 7516 or Program Manager, DuPont will@windenergyupdate.com “Outstanding opportunity to network with key decision makers in wind, both operators and owners” Sales Manager, Morgan AM&T Book online now at www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance
  • 7. Operations and Maintenance SAVE UP TOOperator Forum 2012 €300 reserve your place today!24-25 January 2012 | Hamburg Intelligence Pass: Business Pass: Basic Pass: All benefits of the business pass plus • Access to all presentations and exhibitions • Access to all presentations and workshops Wind Energy Update’s Operations • Networking evening drinks reception on day • Networking evening drinks reception on day one one and Maintenance Report 2011 • Lunch and refreshments • Lunch and refreshements • Discover how leading operators and • Access to presentations slides investors plan and budget for O&M • Access to online delegate list and meeting • Understand how and why turbines fail and planner mitigate the cost of repairs • Access to audio recording s from every • Find out about real life creative solutions to session (worth €450) wind energy O&M challenges • Learn how to plan O&M operations for maximum e ciency at minimum costs • Understand the challenges of Offshore Wind O&M • Gain access to detailed information on gearbox and blade failure Early Bird - €2095 Early Bird - €1195 Early Bird - €1095 Expires 11th November Expires 11th November Expires 11th November Last Chance - €2195 Last Chance - €1295 Last Chance - €1195 Expires 9th December Expires 9th December Expires 9th December Full Price - €2295 Full Price - €1395 Full Price - €1295 Choose one of the following payment options: Post conference materials: I enclose a cheque/draft for: € ________________ (payable to FC Business Intelligence Ltd) Access to presentation slides after the conference Access to audio recordings from every conference session Please invoice my company: € ________________ Price - €450 Purchase Order No.:__________________________ 13th December cancellation deadline Please charge my credit card: € ________________Mr / Mrs / Ms / Dr: Full name: Amex Visa MastercardCompany: Position/Title: Credit card number:Telephone: Fax: Expiry date: Security Code (3 digits on the back of the card):Email: Name on card:Address:Post Code: Country: Signature: 5 simple, safe and secure ways to book Terms & Conditions Places are transferable without any charge. Notice must be given in writing to info@windenergyupdate.com at least 7 days prior to the event start date to ensure that transferred places are valid. Online: go to www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance Cancellations before 22nd March 2011 incur an administrative charge of 25%. If you cancel your registration on or after 22nd March 2011 we will be Email: register@windenergyupdate.com obliged to charge you the full fee. Please note - you must notify FC Business Intelligence (holding company of Wind Call: +44 (0) 207 375 7575 Energy Update) in writing, of a cancellation, or we will be obliged to charge you the full fee. The organizers reserve Fax: this form to +44 (0) 207 375 7576 the right to make changes to the programme without notice. FC Business Intelligence takes every care to ensure that prices quoted are correct at time of publishing Mail: this form to Wind Energy Update, 7-9 Fashion Street, however, bookings will only be accepted if there is no London, E1 6PX , UK material error in the price advertised on the website. Book online now at www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance
  • 8. Reasearched & Organised by: “An excellent conference, a good mix of owners and industry experts; good in depth discussion and panel discussion” - Commercial Director, GE Wind SAVE UP TO €300Operations and Maintenance reserve your place today!Operator Forum 201224-25 January 2012 | HamburgAchieve the maximum output from your portfolio byrefining your O&M strategy to exceed target profitsThe only dedicated forum specifically targeted at the Benchmark your strategiesowner/operators of on - and o -shore wind portfolios against our expert speakers Identify solutions to drive down operational costs and simultaneously improve turbine performance Navigating post-warranty O&M options - determine the benefits and pitfalls of remaining with your turbine manufacturer and make smart cost-e ective decisions Receive practical take-away solutions from experienced onshore operators to create an e ective O&M strategy Determine the return of investment on condition monitoring systems and work out how to e ectively utilise the data Utilise Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to give you an instant picture of where the highest costs are in relation to power generation, allowing you to maximise the production lifetime of each part Understand why vessels will need to be multipurpose for farshore O&M and how projects will need to achieve more medical and emergency self-su ciency on-site Understand the figures behind performance - establish where the most OPEX costs are and create a strategy to address this 6 REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS FORUM 1 More wind energy owner/operators present and participating than any event on the market 2 A forum specifically featuring owner/operators of on- and o -shore wind portfolios 3 Dedicated onshore and o shore tracked conference rooms 4 Over 12 hours of networking time with O&M industry leaders 5 E-networking facility allowing you to connect with attendees 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after the event 6 Get involved – working group and panel discussions allowing for greater audience interactionVisit www.windenergyupdate.com/operations-maintenance for more information