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How to develop proven, cost effective post warranty O&M strategies to optimize performance and dramatically reduce costs ...

How to develop proven, cost effective post warranty O&M strategies to optimize performance and dramatically reduce costs

Wind Energy Update's O&M Summit USA 2011will again be North America's leading wind operations and maintenance (O&M) meeting point for the 3rd year running.

Wind Energy Update expect over 250 leading operations and maintenance (O&M) personnel from around the globe in 2011 to attend.

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    • North AmericAs LeAdiNg coNfereNce for WiNd eNergy operAtioNs ANd mAiNteNANce 3rd Annual US Wind Energy Operations & SAVE Maintenance Summit, 2011 up to March 29-30th, 2011 • Dallas, Texas $300 Look inside for further details How to develop proven, cost effective post warranty O&M strategies to optimize performance and dramatically reduce costs Benefit from real world operations and maintenance ONLY THE BEST qUALIFIED SPEAkERS SHARING best practice to make sure you have the right aftercare THEIR kNOWLEDGE AND strategy, business management model and technology EXPERIENCE WITH YOU solutions to slash costs, improve turbine availability & maximise productivity across your entire operations HOW WIND O&M IS CHANGING: Get real life knowledge and experience`` direct from the industry’s top professionals and analysts on what direction wind O&M is taking and why END OF WARRANTY BEST PRACTICE: Learn how to assess the right O&M`` aftercare strategies for your wind farm, and take advantage of the latest techniques for end of warranty transition OPTIMIZING WIND TURBINE PERFORMANCE: Get the latest strategies and`` techniques being used by pioneering developers to identify and mitigate underperformance HEALTH, SAFETY, TRAINING AND STAFFING: The best advice on training,`` preparing and managing technicians to ensure safety, reliability and cost efficiency across your wind portfolio STREAMLINE MAINTENANCE STRATEGY & ASSET MANAGEMENT: Find out how`` to optimize O&M budgets, improve margins, and see real operational efficiency CONDITION MONITORING AND DATA ANALYSIS EXPLORED: Now we are one`` year on, hear inside information on the most innovative systems to cost effectively boost turbine productivity SPONSOR: EXHIBITOR: Why this is not just another Wind O&M Conference: ✓ 200+ senior level wind O&M ✓ Over 12 hours of networking time experts attending to power your business forwards ✓ Case studies from real life wind ✓ Must have business intelligence This event is a perfect setting to meet and projects in operation to improve the ROI on your O&M “ a great deal about the O&M challenges learn ✓ Meet and do business with the spend of the day, but also the solutions which are working. It is also a terrific place to lean about whole wind O&M value chain ✓ Boost your order book for 2011 people in the industry, without all the noise, crowds and distractions from your typical large The longest running US event dedicated exclusively to the ever expanding convention. A great experience! wind O&M industry, and tailored to your every need. Simply unmissable! ” Jerry Flippen, Shermco Industries, Inc Visit: www.windenergyupdate.com/omus for latest conference updates!
    • Why O&M is big business for the US wind industry... GET THE INFORMATION YOU NEED 2 & 3 COMPONENT SUPPLIERS… “Improving a hypothetical 100-megawatt (MW) FROM THE PEOPLE WITH REAL O&M THIS EVENT IS PERFECT FOR YOU ALL wind project’s O&M by 1% could be worth as much EXPERIENCE We guarantee to deliver wind O&M strategies as $2 million in a project’s net present value” Attend the 3rd Annual US Wind Energy Operations that will have a real and lasting impact on your Marty Crotty, President, AES Wind Generation and Maintenance Summit 2011 and you’ll hear the business, big or small, giving you new, innovative [January, 2010] major players discuss and debate not only their and fresh ideas for the next 5 years. O&M successes but also the downfalls and lessons Wind farm operators and asset managers will they learnt – making sure you are fully equippedA CHANGING DIRECTION FOR WIND come away with only the best and most cost with all the knowledge you need to know for a post effective maintenance strategies to reduce costs warranty landscape.You don’t need to be told that the US wind industry and boost power production. OEMs will get theis a big deal - the fact that the industry has You’ll get insight from key players such as E.ON chance to rise up and make a stand in front ofemployed 85,000 Americans, and reached a utility- and Upwind as they discuss and appraise tried their target audience in a situation unlike anyscale wind capacity of 36,698 MW says it all. Wind and tested end of warranty strategies. Also engage other. And only the best independent serviceis now one of the fastest growing forms of new with companies such as Goldwind, Gamesa, providers and tier 1, 2 and 3 component supplierselectricity generation, accounting for roughly 40% Broadwind and PA Consulting as they give will be able to get exposure for their provisionsof that added to the US electric grid. That figure is unique insight into the challenges and solutions to and products.still set to rise with the industry still on track to add optimizing turbine performance.more than 165 GW of new capacity through 2025! “Very good conference, well organized” Duke Energy and BP will be giving an in depthHowever, it’s not all good news. Following a record- appraisal of best practice health & safety practice Jeffrey Wiener, GE Windbreaking year of new wind capacity additions in and training programmes, with Rev1 giving an2009 the U.S. wind market confronted a growth- unbiased talk on the economics of staffing for In the past 12 months our wind events have beenconstrained 2010. Here are some of the facts: maintenance. attended by over 2000 leading wind executives• 1,634 MW of new capacity was installed in 2010 from every corner of the globe. So you don’t have Hear from the likes of Horizon, enXco, GE and (lowest level since 2006) to just take our word for it that our conferences Make Consulting as they outline maintenance provide a really valuable two days; check• Without US renewable standards there is little strategy and carefully formulated approaches to out testimonials from just a few of the happy room for expansion asset management, which will in turn be supported attendees, speakers and sponsors from the O&M• Wind turbine OEM warranty periods are coming by discussions on condition monitoring and data conferences we have run in the US and Europe to an end interpretation from NextEra, AES, Duke Energy, over the past three years. M4 and the Centre for Systems Integrity.• Few wind turbines are operating to their peak So you’ll see that this market leading wind event potential This event has become a firm fixture in the US will provide you with the chance to really boost• The overall cost of maintaining wind turbines can wind industry calendar and has been designed success of your O&M strategy. You’ll be hearing really dent your bottom line specifically so that you can both listen to and from the best industry minds with workable discuss the challenges you face directly with your solutions to all your daily challenges. Check outWith the amount of scepticism surrounding the peers. It gives you an exceptional opportunity the full agenda over the page to see more aboutgrowth of year on year turbine installations, it is vital to take away key strategies which will help you what’s going to be discussed, and exactly whothat 2011 sees you turn your attention to the assets reduce your O&M costs and optimize your turbine you’ll be hearing it from.already in your portfolio, and understand: performance.• How to choose the right O&M strategy for your This summit has already generated a huge business “I was pleased to find that the speakers and amount of interest and if last year is anything to go by, it will sell out fast. So make sure you• What end of warranty inspection will cover ALL panellists voiced different (even opposing) opinions, angles to save you time and money secure your place today to give your company the making the content interesting and thought best chance of O&M success through 2011 and• Who are doing what in terms of best practice provoking. I also met several new contacts who beyond. approaches to turbine maintenance were attending and learned much from them”• Which technologies are really justified in cost, and Geoirge Newton, Henkel “Overall the conference was very well organized how to use them effectively• How the quickening development of US offshore In order to cost effectively guarantee your turbines and the presentations provide good depth” wind is going to impact turbine O&M availability we at Wind Energy Update have James Snelson, GL Garrad Hassan handpicked only the most suitable and experiencedTurbine owners and operators have more choice individuals to provide the best solutions to yourthan ever over the best way to organize post- daily O&M challenges. You will leave this landmarkwarranty operations and maintenance. Operators SIGN UP FOR YOUR TICkET TODAY event knowing how to:need to weigh up the options of whether to stickwith the OEM’s contract, sign a deal with third-party 1) Evaluate which O&M aftercare options are most suited to your particular assets Call us now onproviders or manage operations and maintenance 1800 814 3459 (US toll free);in-house. 2) Exit your warranty smoothly knowing that you have covered everything on a WTG checklist +44 207 375 7575 (rest of world) 3) Stay in line with health & safety and operational or book your place online at: regulations www.windenergyupdate.com/omus “Excellent, we need to continue to 4) Justify condition monitoring and interpret data advance in information sharing for the We look forward to welcoming In short, you’ll walk away having examined every you to Dallas in March 2011! benefit of our industry” option available to you. Just check out some of the Todd Karasek, Suzlon Wind Energy Corp following highlights to see exactly what you’ll get from this critical 2 day event. WIND DEVELOPERS, OPERATORS, OEMs, The earlier you register, the bigger the PROVIDERS, Call 1, SERVICE discount! TIER 1800 814 3459 or +44 (0) 207 375 7575
    • We offer LEARNING and NETWORkING with the brightest minds and key business decision makers EVENT AT A GLANCE Here you can see exactly what is taking place at the 3rd Annual US Wind Energy Operations and Maintenance Summit in 2011*. Check out the unique presentations, panel sessions, roundtables and networking events to design a conference agenda to suit your business needs. Morning Afternoon Evening NETWORKING LUNCH DAY 1 Inside track on best Market outlook and O&M practice O&M strategies Wind O&M MARCH 29 forecast for US wind networking industry through 2011 ---------- drinks party Roundtable discussions DAY 2 Health & safety best Condition monitoring and practice and staff training data interpretation for End of conference MARCH 30 optimized operations * Agenda and timing correct at time of print. Please visit website for further updates SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & EXHIBITIONUNRIVALLED INDUSTRY NETWORkING ZONE: UNPARALLELLED SPEAkING, & kNOWLEDGE SHARING EXHBITING AND BRANDING EXPOSUREThis event will give you at least a years worth of meeting Do you ever find yourself asking questions such as:time, crammed into the space of 2 days. You can spend ? Where can I find new customers for my products and services?as much time as you want networking and sharing ideas ? Which emerging challenges (and companies) will offer mywith the right people to build those long lasting, mutually business lucrative opportunities going forward?beneficial business relationships. ? Which partnerships will allow me to take my solutions into new1 Online Networking Centre - Get access to an markets and add significantly to my bottom line? “interactive delegate list” where you can personally Well ask no more! Secure your sponsorship package or exhibition and directly make contact with all conference booth at the 3rd Annual US Wind Energy Operations and Maintenance attendees - this will be open for 6 weeks around the Summit and you’ll be guaranteed to meet and do business with over 200 international industry leaders who need your solutions and services! event to help you plan meetings in advance, network during the event and follow up after the conference has The 3rd Annual US Wind Energy Operations and Maintenance Summit finished! offers an excellent range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities to suit every need and budget. We can literally tailor make a sponsorship2 Segmented areas for 1-to-1and walk away with theUse this as a chance to network business meetings – package to your needs meaning that you speak, build your brand and organize meetings with the leading figures in the wind energy industry. business cards you want! Do not miss out on this unrivalled opportunity to do business with and3 WorkingpromoteDiscussion Sessionson This event will actively Group knowledge sharing – operations and secure sales from offshore wind energy pioneers. Opportunities available include: maintenance. Simply put, they are result orientated roundtable discussions with educated moderators, real 1 to 1 meetings with key decision makers scenarios to work through and actionable points to Take a speaking slot and address over 200 industry leaders apply when you return to the office. The biggest need, Show off your latest products and services in the exhibition hall as you will all agree, is interaction. So that’s why these Build your brand with exclusive promotional opportunities intimate Working Group Discussion sessions form an Host interactive workshops with core clients and prospects integral part of the conference. And much more!Extending your networking reach, brainstorm, share ideasand work directly with your fellow conference attendees Limited opportunities available! Call James Brownwith our engaging networking facilities… today on +44 (0)207 375 7551 or 1800 814 3459 to discuss the options and secure your space to ensure Book your conference ticket today! you fill your sales book for the next 18 months. Much more than a conference… sign up today for excellent online networking opportunities!
    • Industry led agenda tailored only to wind O&M challenges HOW WIND O&M IS CHANGING ACHieving tHe RigHt OPeRAtiOnAl CASE STUDY bAlAnCe fOR MAintenAnCeOveRview Of tHe US winD OPtiMiZAtiOn e.On’S “enD Of wARRAntY”eneRgY O&M MARket • See how to approach operational diligence so that inSPeCtiOn• Get first hand information into the actual number you can plan for operational excellence • With insight from a leading operator, find out why of wind turbines coming out of warranty over the • Look at the fine line between fixing a problem and you should perform an end of warranty inspection, next 12 months running to failure and which would be most cost when to schedule them, and who should perform• Look at the shifts in O&M market trends and effective them expert projections for the future, such as the • Discover how to evaluate your financial goals so • Discover, from past experiences, what E.ON believe number of technicians available vs. required that you make the right maintenance decision should be included in the scope for end of warranty• Learn what steps an operator should start Paul Seppenan, President, Broadwind Energy inspections to examine in order to succeed in the short, • Look at the actual results that E.ON have had from medium and long term and how O&M tAilOR An O&M StRAtegY tO conducting this work, and what lessons they will be benchmarking benefits them directly taking forward COntROl RiSk wHile MiniMiZing Judah Moseson, Manager, Operations Support Services,PANEL DISCUSSION COStS E.ON Climate & Renewables North America Inc. • Examine start-up costs, fixed costs, variable costs tHe CHAnging DiReCtiOn and their relationship to major component failure, PANEL DISCUSSIONfOR winD O&M: COnSiStenCY, and finally opportunity costs ASSeSSing tHe vARiOUSReliAbilitY AnD DURAbilitY • Analyse these areas to determine largest sources of risk and discover how to contract accordingly CHOiCeS, COnSiDeRAtiOnS AnD• Hear a panel of experts outline the present and projected O&M challenges (procurement Magic quadrant) effeCtiveneSS fOR POSt wARRAntY • A deeper dive into the costs of O&M and how to AfteRCARe• Learn why you need a strategy in place and a comprehensive understanding of how to work set up your own cost model that will help limit your • Get the inside track on the expertise, quality, speed within a comprehensive O&M set up risk during procurement and trust you can expect from OEMs, Independent Mike Outten, Manager, Procurement, Horizon Wind service providers of self-operation to ensure you get• Look at how to effectively measure performance Energy maximum bang for your buck and output and what you can implement to improve both • Discover how to navigate the multiple options for With speaker participants from across the conference tHe benefitS Of PeRMAnent 3rd party service, learn what questions you shouldagenda MAgnetiC DiReCt DRive (PMDD) be asking, and how to assess and select a O&M strategy suitable for your power plant teCHnOlOgY • Look at the approaches to working out focused O&M STRATEGY AND TURBINE • Get an unbiased overview of the virtues of PMDD solutions for your wind fleet and find out how this technology and why it is considered a more OPTIMIZATION efficient system to conventional turbine design can be advantageous for your fleet now and in the future • Examine and interpret actual PMDD turbine Marty Crotty, CEO, UpWind Solutions IncOPtiMiZing YOUR O&M StRAtegY performance data collected by Goldwind andin A MAtURe MARket Kenneth W. Kirchoff Sr, Senior Manager of Operations and compare this to data (and costs) of conventional Maintenance, Gamesa• Understand the changing O&M methodologies machines Matt Sakurada, Vice President - Operations and Asset and how the process can become more • The present and future of PMDD technology: Management, BP Wind Energy NA Inc. industrialised to benefit your bottom line Discover how this can help reduce O&M costs in Judah Moseson, Manager, Operations Support Services,• Look at what steps an owner / operator needs the on-going post warranty market E.ON Climate & Renewables North America Inc. to take to succeed in the short/medium/long Bernie Lacoste, Director, Operations & Maintenance Karl-Heinz Mertins, Director of Technologies, Exelon Wind term Services, Goldwind USA, Inc.• Measure performance, under performance and output and look at best practice methodologies HEALTH & SAFETY AND END OF WARRANTY: OPTIONS to improve both STAFFING REQUIREMENTSLars-Erik Maurud, Member PA’s Management Group, AND STRATEGIES EXPLOREDPA Consulting beSt PRACtiCe HeAltH AnD SAfetY: wARRAntY teRM PRACtiCeS OveRCOMing winD O&M CHAllengeSOPtiMiZe O&M StRAtegY bY tO MAxiMiZe POSt wARRAntY • Get a strategic overview of the H&S standards and DRiving iMPROveMent fROM tHe finAnCiAl PeRfORMAnCe legal frameworks in the US wind industry so you canPARt tO tHe wHOle • Understand why and how a site owner should drive deliver a strategic health and safety regime to avoid• Examine a typical turbine from the subsystems a culture of high quality work on a site during the the risk of penalty upwards, decipher where failures typically warranty period and beyond • Discuss the common H&S issues relating to design, occur and explore what you can do to drive • Explore methods for undertaking End of Warranty layout, access and emergency response and see improvement Inspections and what consequences will arise out how to incorporate best practice procedures into• Learn how you can scan the whole value stream of not doing so your work programme of a wind turbine for performance system • Discuss, with facts and figures from actual • Understand the root causes of fire outbreak, and arc improvement opportunities case studies, how to leverage information from flash safety and why combatting this is of critical• Discuss how to be effective at troubleshooting inspection results to mitigate escalating O&M costs importance to your bottom line to minimize downtime, save of manpower time Russell Leach, Director of Quality Assurance, UpWind Matt Sakurada, Vice President - Operations and Asset spent, and overall profit loss Solutions Inc Management, BP Wind Energy NA Inc.Kenneth W. Kirchoff Sr, Senior Manager of Operationsand Maintenance, Gamesa Register your place at: www.windenergyupdate.com/omus
    • A two day blueprint for Operations and Maintenance successCRitiCAl SAfetY iSSUeS • Look at reverse engineering from the PANEL DISCUSSION perspective of flaw analysis and see how toSURROUnDing winDfARM make a fault better within a productSwitCHgeAR AnD COMPetenCe SPARe PARtS MAnAgeMent Kurt Christensen, Operations Manager,• Discuss the legislation, standards and policies Of YOUR CAPitAl intenSive enXco Service Corporation relevant to switchgear that you must be aware of COMPOnentS today • Discuss how the right approaches to component iMPleMentAtiOn Of COnDitiOn• Examine the measures you need to consider in the O&M, such as blade, gearbox, generator and management of existing switchgear, and also those MOnitORing fOR OPtiMiZeD transformer will enable you to avoid catastrophic to take into account when determining the suitability failure OPeRAtiOnS of new switchgear • Get the inside track on what they typical cost of • Condition monitoring vs. energy capture: Find • Appraise the principal risks associated with repair or replacement for each is, and compare out what the bottom line really is switchgear such as electric shock, burns, explosions this to the amount you could save by employing a • See how to combine condition monitoring with and fire, and how best to avoid death, criminal leading O&M strategy control to directly impact reliability liability, contractual/warranty claims, business • Get the latest on production lead times for each • From rotors and drive train components to continuity and/or damage to corporate reputation component and see why it is worthwhile not getting individual turbines to entire wind farms – ***Still considering speaking proposals*** caught out by unscheduled failure Discover how health monitoring can improve Contact james@windenergyupdate.com today ***Still considering speaking proposals*** the efficiency, reliability and long-term Contact james@windenergyupdate.com today sustainability of wind energyCASE STUDY Matthew S. Potrawski, Managing Director, Purdue Institute for Defense InnovationHeAltH & SAfetY: DUke eneRgY’S lOng teRM ASSet MAnAgeMentHigH vOltAge QUAlifiCAtiOn AnD life extenSiOn Of winD CASE STUDYPROgRAMMe PROjeCtS • Discover how to generate beyond the 20 year life DUke eneRgY’S iMPleMentAtiOn• Get a detailed breakdown of Duke Energy’s High Voltage qualification program and how this manages expectancy of a wind turbine, and learn what you Of COnDitiOn bASeD MOnitORing health & safety effectively within the framework of a need to do to make this a reality • Get a candid explanation of Duke Energy’s cost sensitive environment • Hear how GE has executed effective asset in-house performance tool and how this has• Discover how to avoid costly mistakes with a firm management strategies and what benefits have been implemented understanding of the enforcement landscape been seen as a result • Discover how Duke Energy has leveraged • Set the standards that ensure your employees are • With the use of real life case studies, see how experience from other industries and what tools qualified to perform High Voltage work and design a such strategies can give additional financing and they developed from this to evaluate turbine programme template of your own financial alternatives conditionGrayling Vander Velde, EHS Professional, EHS Field Support, John McGuiness, Wind Services Platform Manager, • Assess performance through advance pattern Duke Energy, Wind Energy Production GE Renewable Energy recognition and turn maintenance into proactive rather than reactivetHe eCOnOMiCS Of StAffing fOR CASE STUDY Scott Abramson, Reliability Manager, Duke Energy Generation ServicesPROjeCt MAintenAnCe PPA CURtAilMent MAnAgeMent Tom Paff, Power Operations Manager,• Get an evaluation of the ACTUAL OEM scope of fROM An ASSet MAnAgeMent Duke Energy Generation Services responsibility during the warranty period so you PeRSPeCtive can forecast an accurate post-warranty O&M work PANEL DISCUSSION • Understand how the environment for operations scope is changing and why risk is increasing so you can• Explore the true staffing requirements of modern allocate your risks accordingly wHAt tHe inDUStRY HAS wind farms and look at mobile crew support as an leARnt fROM COnDitiOn bASeD • Get a candid breakdown of the various risk factors, alternative to traditional staffing MOnitORing tO DAte what types of curtailment you can expect and• Strike a balance between staffing costs and project calculate overall lost energy • Discuss what methods of CBM have been availability: understand when and how to conduct implemented and find out if it’s effective in • Debate the effect Automatic Generation Control scheduled service improving WTG health management (AGC) will have on operators from an operation andMerritt Brown, Vice President, Rev1 Renewables • Debate how to quantify the monetary value of commercial standpoint Gary C. Griffin, Director Commercial Management, condition based maintenance and develop a IMPROVING MARGINS THROUGH Edison Mission Energy streamlined cost-benefit framework to discover its true value OPEX EFFICIENCY • Look at the results of the data CMB has given, DATA ANALYSIS AND CONDITION and what you can do with that data to defineMARket COnSOliDAtiOn in tHe O&M MONITOING UNCOVERED preventative vs. preventative maintenancevAlUe CHAin Robert Schmidt, Managing Director,• Explore the value of market consolidation to the fix tHe ROUte CAUSe PRObleM OR M4 Wind Services operator and to the industry as a whole MASSAge tHe SYMPtOMS Mike Barrios, General Manager, NextEra Energy• Define the effect of consolidation on costly capital Resources • Understand how to take and interpret data from repairs a wind turbine and use this information correctly Jeff Gibbons, Technical Director,• See how market consolidation will affect the cost during pre and post warranty inspections AES Wind Generation of repairs in future, and why this can benefit your Tom Paff, Power Operations Manager, • Examine the costs of O&M downtime in relation to business Duke Energy Generation Services the core turbine components so you can plan forDan Shreve, Director, MAKE Consulting and try to avoid excessive expenses Reserve your place today, call us on: 1800 814 3459 (US Toll Free)
    • Learn and network with the people you want to do business with this year. See how to book on the next page network with the key decision makers that will make a difference to your 2011 and 2012 order books. Check out just some of the attendees from our 2010 US supply chain event… @hand Corporation Crump Insurance GE Energy Kalamazoo Valley NORESCO Schaeffler Group The University of AES Wind Generation Services GE Power & Water Community College Northwind Solutions Schunk Graphite Chicago Airstreams David Brown Gear GE Wind Energy Kaydon Bearings NREL Technology Trelleborg Sealing Systems Knight & Carver Scientech Solutions Alstom Wind, North GES USA NRG Systems America Defense Holdings KR Wind Shermco Industries TSK Gexpro Oak Creek Energy Amayo Department of Energy LM Glasfiber Systems Siemens TSTC Corporate GFI Energy / Oaktree DHi-HiPercon Lubriplate Lubricants Simrit - Fruedenburg College American Electric Capital Oceaneering Technologies DNV Lucintel International SKF Turner Bros Global Environment APM Industrial Services Douglas-Westwood Fund Ludeca Oklahoma State Sky Climber Wind Unison/DXP ARS Dow Corning Global Wind Network M4 Wind Services University Solutions Ventus Wind Services AWS Truepower Duke Energy Glynn Electric Machine Support Pattern Energy SmartSignal Vertical Access Barnhart Crane Generation Services Great White Energy MAKE Consulting Performance Sorian Vertigo High Access DXP Enterprises Services Composites Southwest Research Services Bartlett Holdings Management E for Energy GSII Resources Group Phoenix Services Institute Vestas Americas BASF Gurit Manufacturas PLARAD Bolting Spider Warren CAT BP Wind Energy Edison Mission Energy Hayes Mechanical Electricas Technology Standardaero WECS Electric Supply Brower Insurance Power Climber Wind Sterling Partners enXco Hellman Associates MDS Aero Support WellEz Castrol Corporation Precision Roll Grinders Stoel Rives E.ON Climate and Henkel Wesco Distribution Cielo Wind Services Renewables Midwest Engineering Purdue University Strategic Power Hitachi Chemical Consultants Westar Energy ClearView Monitoring Evans Wind Energy QinetiQ Systems Solutions Honeywell Mitsubishi Western Turbine Everpower Rev1 Renewables SUZLON Incorporated Clyde Blowers Horizon Wind Energy Moog Components ExxonMobil Lubricants Rev1 Wind System One Wind Access Composites One Iberdrola Renewables Group & Specialities Rexnord Industries Telesis Consulting Engineering Composotech IBM Moventas First Capital Strategies Telesis Consulting Wind Composite Structures Industrial Info MPSA Ritbearing Group Services Flanders Electric Resources NAES Corporation Rope Partner Cone Drive Traverse Texas Air Composites Wind Drives City Flash Technology Ingeteam Energy National Center for Roy Jorgensen The Minster Machine Wisconsin Public Constellation Energy Frontier Pro Services InStep Software Atmospheric Research Associates Company Service Cooke Electrical GL Garrad Hassan International Power National Switchgear Run Energy The Pennsylvania State America Wood Group Contracting Gamesa New Pig Corp S&C Electric Company University Renewable Energy COT-Puritech Wind GasTOPS Invenergy NextEra Energy Same The Timken Company Services CRS Reprocessing GDF SUEZ North IQ Wind Resources Sandia National The Timken ZF Services North Services America ITW Wind Group NFESC Laboratories Corporation America READ WHAT YOUR PEERS BRINGING TOGETHER COMPANIES FROM RIGHT ACROSS THE WIND FARM OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCETHOUGHT OF OUR PAST EVENTS… VALUE CHAIN, THIS UNIQUE EVENT OFFERS YOU:“ The opportunity to hear industry experts and 1. PROVEN METHODS to help your business: practical knowledge, topnetwork with potential customers, peers and OEM’s is a level case studies, industry insider information and much, much moretremendous benefit at this conference ”Steve Adams nAeS Corp 2. EASY WAYS to connect with your O&M peers, clients and prospects at networking breaks and lunches, in breakout rooms, roundtables, our“ Very good presentations, excellent opportunity to drinks reception and moremeet and connect with individuals within the wind 3. ONE TIME, ONE PLACE: you don’t need to track your leads downenergy community “ one by one, this event will save you money by bringing your targetSchunk graphite technology audience together at one time and one place“ Overall good opportunity to hear from the various 4. INSPIRATION AND MOTIVATION: The number one take away from any conference is the ideas and insights you gain from the people youaspects of the wind industry, and to meet OEM’s,suppliers, and consultants “ meet and talk with – this gives you fresh inspiration to take back to yourSteven Richards vestas office and energize your team! 5. OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE SPECIFIC EXHIBITION: Get“ It was a very useful format for addressing the a close first-hand look at some of the latest and best technology andchallenges of operating a wind farm, which are very services with a unique line-up of exhibitors you won’t find anywhere elsedistinct from the OEM challenges and which will 6. UNIQUE INFO: Listen and learn from the best industry leaders andbecome increasingly important as the wind fleet ages “ analysts offering you exclusive presentations, case studies and workingwind Drives group discussions on all the O&M topics you’ve told us matter most See who you will meet at the event by checking out the live attendees list now at: www.windenergyupdate.com/omus
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