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Whether you're an offshore energy wind developer or utility who has just won a zoning contract or a contractor with a related service or technology - the Offshore Wind Energy in Europe conference is the only conference you need to attend in 2010

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  1. 1. YOUR CONFERENCE TO DO BUSINESS WITH LARGE-SCALE EUROPEAN OFFSHORE WIND DEVELOPERS & UTILITIES offshoRe Wind eneRgy in eURope confeRence apRil 7-8th 2010, Radission BlU scandinaVia, copenhagen how to construct, connect and Register now & operate a profitable offshore Save wind farm in europe €300! Meet the offshore • CREATING A BANKABLE OFFSHORE WIND FARM: How long can The best qualified speakers industry leaders... developers continue to operate with a pure debt finance structure? sharing their knowledge Offshore Technical Manager, Get a comprehensive update on where you can look to secure and experience with you! EDP Renewables finance, reduce risk and structure contracts to ensure that your project Senior Project Manager - Robin Rigg, meets deadlines and turns a profit E.ON Head of Technical Services, • GEARING UP YOUR SITE FOR SUCCESS FROM THE BEGINNING: Mainstream Renewable Power Hear an independent comparison of coastal sites around Europe in Supply Chain Manager, terms of connection ability, wind resource, supply chain and regulatory The Crown Estate support to ensure you are choosing the right plays for long term Head of Portfolio and Project offshore wind success Development, Wind Power, Statoil ASA • OFFSHORE WIND POWER TRANSMISSION - CONNECTING THE Project Finance, Western DOTS: Use proven approaches and benefit from a track record of Europe Department, success to put your projects at the top of the transmission queue. European Investment Bank Learn how offshore connection and transmission issues are being Senior Director, Guarantees and Project Finance, solved now and in the next five years, to get your generated power Eksport Kredit Fonden onto the grid ASAP Head of Energy, Dexia Crédit Local • A PROFITABLE TURBINE NEEDS SOLID FOUNDATIONS: Discover Wind Power Group Manager, Sinclair Knight Merz how making smart foundation choices at the planning stage can Partner, Energy Procurement Group, reduce the capital expense of your offshore wind farm by up to 20%, Pinsent Masons LLP allow faster, safer access… and ultimately speed up your turbine Secretary General, installations World Wind Energy Association Development Manager, • ACCESS ALL (OFFSHORE) AREAS: Employ a super strong access National Grid Offshore policy that allows you to use weather data, forecast modelling and Managing Partner, the health status of your turbines to accurately know when to perform Clean World Capital inspections and repairs Senior Wind Analyst, Emerging Energy Research Sales Director Wind, Solar & Biomass Power Generation, AREVA T&D are you serious about installing Policy Manager, Offshore, OFGEM CEO, XEMC Darwind a profitable offshore wind farm? Senior Vice President Global Service, 200+ senior level offshore wind Fully interactive agenda with REpower Systems AG leaders set to attend panel sessions, working group VP Sales Offshore BU, discussions and much more… Relaxed industry networking REpower Systems AG drinks party 12+ hours of networking and Head of Global Turbine Support and Diagnostic, Real life case studies from business building opportunities Siemens Wind Power A/S Sponsors & Exhibitors European offshore wind experts All sessions recorded to save you CSO, A2SEA Include: taking endless notes Head of Programme, Wind Energy, Risoe National Laboratory …. the only EUROPEAN offshore wind conference CTO, Principle Power Inc taking you from finance through to connection… Director, PMSS Director of Project Delivery, PMSS Simply unmissable! OPEN NOW for the full event programme!
  2. 2. “led by european utilities, offshore wind has emerged from a niche market to one of the largest opportunities for growth in the global wind industry. the global offshore wind market is expected to install nearly 43 gW by 2020. europe is set to lead global offshore expansion with around 76% of global offshore wind installed between 2009 and 2020” Global Offshore Wind Energy Markets and Strategies: 2009-2020 Report, Emerging Energy Research (December 2009) deVeloping offshoRe Wind in solVing the Real challenges in continued offshore success, raising the finance necessary eURope – the time is noW offshoRe pRoJect deVelopment for project completion and maximising the amount of - yoU’Ve spoKen, We’Ve listened turbines you can service on one offshore call out. The outlook for offshore wind in Europe has You’ll get direct insight from the top financiers of offshore never been better. The UK has pledged over £75 At Wind Energy Update, with our track record wind in the world today. Dexia Credit Local, European billion in support of the industry to position Britain of organising successful, international wind Investment Bank, Eksport Kredit Fonden are all on as a global hub for offshore wind energy over the conferences, we have done over 100 hours of hand to show you how to make the most of all available next 10 years. And a host of other countries around research direct with key stakeholders from right finance options for offshore wind farm construction. the North Europe coasts such as Denmark, Germany, across the offshore wind supply chain to develop The Netherlands, Belgium, Norway and Sweden are an agenda that focuses only on the core challenges On top of this, you’ll hear from many of the winners of the staking their claim with significant investment in the you’re facing. We have reached out to the project recent Crown Estate Round 3 zones, including E.ON, EDP sector. teams, consenting teams, construction experts and Renewables, StatOil ASA and Mainstream Renewable procurement and logistics specialists and have Power as well as OFGEM and the National Grid Just look at who won the recent Crown Estate Round Offshore on how exactly they’re planning to integrate the 3 contracts - companies from Germany, Sweden, listened to all their business needs. new energy capacity into the grid. Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland and the UK - to What they’ve said is that they need to make sure see how the emerging offshore wind energy that their wind farms are bankable. They want to And Siemens Wind Power, REpower Systems and industry is spread right across Europe. show their financiers that the mistakes of the past Darwind, all massive wind turbine manufacturers, will have been replaced with tried, tested, successful detail what they have done to improve performance And it is not only the national coastlines that are the analysis and access and energy generation though benefactors; each European nation has a real chance solutions. Horns Rev 2, Thornton Bank, Thanet are all examples of offshore wind farms that have done improved technology for offshore – and the brilliant to establish itself as world leader in offshore wind results they’re continuing to see. manufacturing, technology development, construction exactly that. project management, O&M or transmission expertise. They want to know what the UK OFTO setup is going Plus, you’ll hear companies like A2SEA giving you So, the time to make your claim for market share is to mean to an offshore wind energy developer and unbiased information on what vessel construction options not in a few years. It is now. how the OFTOs are planning on getting the supply are now proven to work (and proven not) so that you can chain issues resolved in time to meet the influx of select a strategy to help you increase the bankability of Only by securing the right expertise with the right YOUR WIND FARM… and you’ll hear unbiased factual service providers now, can wind energy developers additional power in the next 5 years. reviews of the best areas around Europe to develop in be assured that they’ll be able to meet their There is an unquestionable rise in demand for the from the World Wind Energy Association and Emerging installation targets on time and deliver profitable limited supply of suitable vessels and questions Energy Research working wind farms across the whole region. still remain about which foundation types should be used to match budget, construction and long Simply put this conference has European offshore the Key to maKing offshoRe term access and maintenance needs in offshore wind energy covered. You’ll get the most up to date Wind pRoJects ViaBle and project planning. reliable information from world leading companies pRofitaBle & organisations all in one place at one time. But the What’s surprising is that the answers to these vital greatest part is yet to come. There’s more, much more. questions have not been fully addressed to date. But Attending this event will ensure that: The last decade has seen a massive number the great news is that the Offshore Wind Energy in of offshore wind farms come online after many • you’ve got all the options you need to slash costs in a Europe conference has been created specifically to amazing engineering feats and successful tricky economic climate without compromising quality plug the gaps in your knowledge and provide real, project management. For offshore wind energy practical answers. Respected industry figures and • you’re primed to deliver projects on time and on developers to succeed in 2010-2020 they must world leading experts will be on hand to deliver real budget to secure unmatched profits through 2010 secure the necessary finance for construction, world case studies of success and answer your • you are your company’s expert on construction, utilise the right offshore technology at the right burning questions face to face. connection and operation offshore cost, select the correct foundation design and put in place the best access strategies for ongoing So, this unique conference with provide answers to In the past 12 months, our wind events have been operations & maintenance. challenges such as: attended by over 1000 leading wind executives from The European target of reaching the 2020 targets • What are the only real options to ensure financial across the world. Those executives now have the edge of 40 GW of installed offshore wind energy are high bankability for offshore wind farms across Europe in this industry - make sure you join them this April but with 100 GW of proposed capacity already in • How to develop effective solutions and in Copenhagen and give yourself the best competitive the works the next challenge is to actually turn strategies to specific offshore access concerns advantage you can! This event will sell out, so reserve these proposed projects into profitable wind farms • What developers need to be doing with the OFTOs your place today to ensure you’re not left behind. What’s generating clean energy. to ensure successful integration of power into more if you book sooner rather than later you’ll take the grid advantage of the exclusive brochure discounts! To reach 40 GW of offshore wind capacity in the EU by 2020 would require an average growth in • How to reduce foundation capital expense by This is not an event based around theory and talking annual installations of 28% - from 366 MW in making the right investment decisions for the heads… we guarantee you’ll return to the office with 2008 to 6,900 MW in 2020. In the 12 year period long term practical solutions, strategies and innovations that that from 1992-2004, the market for onshore wind will propel your company onward and upward into • Increasing power & reliability with advances capacity in the EU grew by an average 32% annually: offshore success in 2010. in permanent magnet and direct drive from 215 MW to 5,749 MW. There is nothing to generation technology This is incredible opportunity to learn how to construct, suggest that this historic scale of onshore wind connect and operate a profitable offshore wind farm development cannot be repeated – or increased Key insight fRom the offshoRe in Europe and power your business ahead into the - at sea. Wind indUstRy’s top minds next decade, so I’ll see you there! And if you need one more reason to sign up, I’m buying the drinks on the At this market-leading event, you’ll get the best first night! advice from the best speakers from right across the Call us now on European wind industry. The emphasis is squarely on Tom Evans delivering practical, workable tips and strategies, +44 207 375 7575 not empty classroom theory. All the speakers Director to book your place are here to share their extensive knowledge and Wind Energy Update experience on selecting the most suitable sites for tom@windenergyupdate.com The earlier you register, the bigger the discount! Call +44 (0) 207 375 7575 today!
  3. 3. Visit the website: www.windenergyupdate.com/copenhagen KnoWledge shaRing WoRKing gRoUp discUssions Read the testimonials of – inteRact and WoRK diRectly With past Wind eneRgy Update yoUR indUstRy peeRs eVent delegates The Offshore Wind Energy in Europe Conference will actively promote “Excellent networking opportunities, knowledge sharing during our Working Group Discussion Sessions – that are substantive conference proceedings, focused on producing more practical steps to develop the European offshore wind ample opportunities to talk with plenty of supply chain. interesting and high level attendees” Simply put, they are results oriented roundtable discussions with educated Caitlin Pollock, moderators, real scenarios to work through and actionable points to apply when Emerging Energy Research you return to the office. The aim is to help the industry move forward. Combining the expertise of conference attendees is the best way to ensure this happens. You have valuable “I found the conference very informative, ideas about what the industry needs to progress – and I was particularly impressed with so do your peers. The biggest need, as you will all the speakers and the time they gave agree, is interaction. So that’s why these intimate to attendees that wished to speak with Working Group Discussion sessions form an integral them.” part of the conference in April. Colin Simpson, Drydocks World Brainstorm, share ideas and work directly with your fellow conference attendees with our engaging Working Group Discussions. “Very well organized, excellent speakers Just book your conference ticket today! and presentations. Will recommend to my colleagues” Engineer, E.ON Engineering delegate pRofile at oUR 2009 offshoRe “Great event, well organised and definitely Wind constRUction, installation and interesting for industry newcomers. Much commissioning confeRence more efficient than trying to speak to some companies on a fair” Our 2009 offshore wind CIC conference attracted senior level representatives: Project Manager Renewable Energies, Seaway Technologies 24% Developers + Utilities 5% Foundation experts 14% Vessel owners 3% Financiers “An exciting exchange platform for high 13% O shore consultants 3% Grid specialists level professionals from across the wind 10% Turbine manufacturers 3% Cable specialists 8% O shore transport experts 2% Government supply chain” 7% Cranes 2% Misc Manfred Hader, 6% O shore contractors Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Check out how much value you will get for your ticket price compared to the alternatives! OFFSHORE BENEFIT ALTERNATIVE COST CONFERENCE COST Meeting 200+ Offshore wind Ticket price = Less than €5 per Your cost in fuel to drive to 200 industry leaders person you will meet meetings! Hearing the latest Offshore wind Your ticket price = €895 Average industry report cost = €2000 business intelligence One ticket = approx. €35 per €3000+ per day Consulting an Offshore wind speaker Your hourly wage x approx. 5,000 industry expert Your ticket price = €895 hours spent contacting 200 industry Saving you time! leaders and reading industry info Add it all up and you see your return on an investment for buying a ticket to this conference can’t be beat! Much more than a conference… sign up today for excellent online networking opportunities!
  4. 4. your chance to learn from & network with top level wind industry pioneers! Hundreds of top level wind experts have attended our conferences in the Europe and the US over the past 18 months. Check out this sample of companies who’ve attended our previous Offshore Wind focused conferences to see the kind of people you’ll meet at the event in Copenhagen this April… A2SEA Deloitte Global Environment Fund Meteodyn RWE Npower ABB DONG Energy Global Wind Power Mitsubishi Power Systems Sandia National Acciona Douglas-Westwood Gurit Europe (MPSE) Laboratories Acciona Energa E.ON Climate & Renewables Helimax Energy Moventas ScottishPower Renewables AES Corporation E.ON Engineering Honeywell National Grid SeaEnergy Renewables Allianz Specialised Eden Scott Iberdrola Engineering and National Switchgear Sgurr Energy Investments EDF Energy Renewables Construction Natural Power Alstom Ecotecnia Innovative Windpower Nextera Energy Resources Shermco Industries Edison Mission Energy AWS Truewind EDP Renewables Insensys Nordex Energy Siemens Wind Power B9 Energy Electrabel GDF-Suez John Deere Renewables Npower Renewables Statkraft BAE Systems Emerging Energy Consulting KEMA NRG Systems StatoilHydro BP Alternative Energy Eneco Knight & Carver Nuon Suzlon BS Rotor Technic European Wind Energy LM Glasfiber Offshore Marine The Crown Estate Capital Energy Association Lubriplate Lubricants Management (OMM) Theolia Cielo Wind Services ExxonMobil Macquarie Capital Group PMSS Gamesa PricewaterhouseCoopers Tractebel Engineering GDF Composites One Mainstream Renewable Power Qinetiq Suez Composotech Structures Garrad Hassan Danish Wind Industry GDF Suez Mecal REpower Systems AG Vattenfall Windpower Association GE Energy Met Office RES Vestas Darwind Holding Germanischer Lloyd (GL) Meteo Consult RUGGEDCOM Wind Prospect checK oUt the WeBsite to see Who’s coming this yeaR: WWW.WindeneRgyUpdate.com/copenhagen Offshore wind exhibition zone: get your 6 Reasons you MUST attend this event! products seen by the cream of the offshore 1 wind development community! This unique event offers you: The Offshore Wind Energy in Europe conference offers an PROVEN METHODS to help your wind energy business: excellent range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities practical knowledge, top level case studies, workshops 2 to suit every need and budget. We can literally tailor make a and more sponsorship package to your needs meaning that you speak, WORKING GROUP DISCUSSIONS talk face to face on build your brand and organise meetings with the leading offshore focused topics that are valuable to your business figures in the European offshore wind energy industry. right now and get practical answers from the very best experts and solution providers 3 Do not miss out on this unrivalled opportunity to do business and secure sales from the European offshore wind energy! ONE TIME, ONE PLACE: You don’t need to track down component suppliers, industry experts or even your VERY LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE… business rivals on-by-one to pose the questions you need Contact us now to secure your spot! answering. This event will save you time & money by bringing them all together at one time in one place 4 Opportunities available include: INSPIRATION AND MOTIVATION: The number one take • 1 to 1 meetings with key decision makers away from any conference is the ideas and insights you • Take a speaking slot and address over 200 industry gain from the people you meet and talk with – so sign up leaders today to get fresh inspiration to take back to your office 5 • Show off your latest products and services in the and energise your team! exhibition hall OFFSHORE WIND SPECIFIC EXHIBITION: Get a • Build your brand with exclusive promotional opportunities close first-hand look at the some of the latest and best • Host interactive workshops with core clients and prospects technology and services with a unique line-up of exhibitors 6 you won’t find anywhere else … And much more! UNIQUE INFO: Listen and learn from the best industry Limited opportunities available! Call Ben Satchwell today leaders and analysts offering you exclusive presentations to discuss the options and secure your space to ensure you & case studies on the topics that matter most to you and fill your sales book for the next 18 months! your team An investment in a ticket for the Offshore Wind Energy Ben Satchwell, in Europe conference will really deliver. Business Development Manager, Wind Energy Update T: +44 207 375 7163 E: ben@windenergyupate.com Make the smart choice and sign up today to secure your place at this exclusive event! Raise your company profile with an exhibition booth or tailor-made sponsorship packages today!
  5. 5. Strategies to strengthen your position in the European offshore wind energy market RegUlatoRy Update, contRact ASSESSINg PROjECT FINANCE OPTIONS oVeRcoming the hURdles to aRchitectURe and finance AVAILABLE FOR yOUR WIND FARM’S offshoRe gRid connection options foR offshoRe Wind CONSTRUCTION THROUgH 2020. LEARN deVelopment in eURope HOW TO gET THE CASH FOR yOUR gETTINg OFFSHORE WIND CONNECTED: PROjECT, THEN SEE HOW TO ELIMINATE THE OFTO OUTLOOK FIRST HAND REVIEW OF THE UK THE RISK FROM THE VENTURE • Hear from a prospective OFTO preparing to compete OFFSHORE WIND ENERgy MARKET: ITS • Get a comprehensive update on where the real funding to design and build offshore electricity transmission in CHALLENgES AND OPPORTUNITIES AND for offshore wind farms can come from to move your the UK HOW IT AIMS TO BE THE EUROPEAN project away from a pure debt finance structure • Receive insight into the knowledge of the competitive • Pose questions directly to the world’s leading regime as it stands to ensure that your offshore MARKET LEADER IN 2020 authorities on offshore wind financing about what they wind farm is meeting all the key challenges and • Hear first hand the results of the nationwide road show requirements consider to be bankable projects - and how yours can undertaken by The Crown Estate to ensure you are • Get the latest on how OFTOs working together become one working in the best locations alongside developers from the project start date will • Understand where the risk level is currently in • Discover how to set up a comprehensive supply chain ultimately lead to the most cohesive union offshore wind energy and see how you can mitigate to get the right parts at the right time • Weigh up all available grid T&D options and learn how risk in every aspect of the wind farm development • Learn what The Crown Estate is doing to ensure that and operation to overcome the challenge of a fluid and uncertain developers are fully supported in the construction of regime to ensure the fastest, smoothest connection • Learn which European location is right for you when all their wind farms in round 3 and beyond factors are applied: feed-in-tariffs, supply chain, wind Morris Bray, Development Manager, • Benefit from hearing what the UK’s offshore governing resource, vessel availability considerations etc National Grid Offshore body has learned from the first two rounds of offshore wind installation Panel Moderator: Per Regnarsson, Managing Partner, Clean World Capital WHAT CAN WIND ENERgy DEVELOPERS Adrian Fox, Supply Chain Manager, ExPECT AND WHAT REqUIREMENTS The Crown Estate Panelists include: SHOULD THEy LOOK FOR IN A PLUg Jerome Guillet, Head of Energy, Dexia Credit Local AND PLAy WIND FARM WITH THE WINNINg IN OFFSHORE WIND – James Whittall, Project Finance, Western Europe NEW OFTOS KEy INSIgHT ON DEVELOPMENT, Department, European Investment Bank • OFTO Q&A: a unique chance for you to question one CONSTRUCTION & OPERATIONS Henrik G. Welch, Senior Director, Guarantees and Project of the 6 proposed OFTOs on their plans for creating a • Find out what you can learn from the experiences of Finance, Eksport Kredit Fonden cast-iron offshore grid the past 5 years of offshore installation to make certain that in the next 5 years your company ends up where it In 5 years time offshore wind farm developers will be EVALUATINg REAL PROCUREMENT AND looking to “plug in” 500MW of new capacity into the needs to be CONSTRUCTION ISSUES IN OFFSHORE grid. How will OFTOs actually accomplish this, taking into • Discover how the development of policy and markets WIND FARMS account supply chain issues, capital expense and speed will offer up both tangible solutions and additional • Hear from the legal team involved in the development of construction? challenges and learn how to position yourself to meet and beat them of major UK offshore wind farms, about the challenges Panelists include: • Hear expert analysis on some of the challenges faced of the construction phase and how to consider the Sam McEwen, Policy Manager – Offshore, OFGEM and lessons learnt during development, construction & procurement and risk strategy to help solve them Morris Bray, Development Manager, operations to maximise your profit making potential • Get the latest about where offshore wind farm project National Grid Offshore Speaker to be confirmed, Director, PMSS developers should focus their energies in order to Joe Corbett, Head of Offshore Engineering, deliver projects on time and budget Mainstream Renewable Power A COMPREHENSIVE MARKET OVERVIEW • Which challenges should stay front of mind for Richard Cooke, Sales Director, Areva T&D developers looking to cement offshore market share FOCUSINg ON ExPECTED PROFITABILITy over the next decade? FORECASTS AND A CLEAR REVIEW the cURRent and fUtURe Keith Hartley, Partner, Energy Projects Group, OF ACTIVITy ACROSS ALL RELEVANT Pinsent Masons LLP maRKet foR pURpose BUilt NORTHERN EUROPEAN MARKETS Vessels; details & timelines • Learn from independent global wind energy experts WHICH COUNTRIES LOOK TO HAVE THE which markets (beyond UK and Germany) are key to STRONgEST OUTLOOK OF OFFSHORE THE FUTURE OF OFFSHORE WIND maximising your company’s offshore wind development WIND ENERgy SUCCESS OVER THE NExT VESSELS • Discover how quickly the wind energy market will DECADE IN EUROPE – AND WHy? • Hear from knowledge leaders about future options move from 3.6MW to 5MW and larger turbines to take including the benefits of one vessel for foundation full advantage of the economies of scale found offshore • Get the latest independent view on all the major and installation and one for turbine installation minor offshore wind focused countries: where they are • Get the latest on the supply chain pinch points and • Discuss the real impact of new vessel and turbine now, where they want to be, and how they are going how your company can prime itself to succeed in the designs on the global wind energy market and how about it offshore wind energy market by addressing the barriers you need to adopt the right solution to withstand the to growth • Realise which countries and projects you need to emerging competitive threats learn from to ensure you have the right people doing Eduard Sala de Vedruna, Senior Wind Analyst, the right things as the market resources begin to • Find out how to work within the existing infrastructure Emerging Energy Research get stretched while building up a more robust supply and distribution base for future construction and maintenance • See how collective offshore knowledge has been and WHAT FINANCIAL SUPPORT CAN WIND Kaj Lindvig, CSO, A2SEA will continue to be shared to make sure that important ENERgy OPERATORS REALISTICALLy 2020 targets are met and beaten ExPECT IN THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE Stefan Gsänger, Secretary General, HOW TO MAxIMISE THE AVAILABILITy OVER THE NExT DECADE? World Wind Energy Association AND USE OF KEy VESSELS FOR • Hear how to approach the banks with a proposal OFFSHORE WIND DEVELOPMENT that is impossible to turn down and that has room to • Discover why you cannot rely on retrofitted oil and gas accommodate unpredictable economic changes industry vessels for offshore wind work • Learn what solid forecasting can do for a project and This agenda is being • Get an in-depth analysis of key challenges facing how the effects of underperforming turbines combined with over generous power predictions must be updated all the time. vessel owners in the European market including high customer expectations, economic constraints, short overcome to satisfy investors See the latest agenda at: lead times, and uncertain project supply • Understand where the core risks lie currently in • Realise what your company can do to ensure your offshore wind energy development and find out how to www.windenergyupdate.com/ place in the vessel reservation queue effectively mitigate these risks Paul van Lieshout, Wind Power Group Manager, copenhagen * Still considering speaker proposals * Contact ben@windenergyupdate.com today Sinclair Knight Merz Register today – call Wind Energy Update on +44 (0) 207 375 7575
  6. 6. Strategies to strengthen your position in the European offshore wind energy market foUndation technology foRUm defining & eXecUting an assessing tURBine and – eValUatiing the Real pRos effectiVe stRategy foR component designs that WoRK and cons of diffeRent options offshoRe access, opeRations in the offshoRe enViRonment & maintenance FOUNDATIONS – gETTINg THE CAPEx OFFSHORE TURBINE TECHNOLOgy TO BELOW 20% OF THE TOTAL WIND DELIVERINg A WORKABLE O&M UPDATE: A MANUFACTURER’S VISION FARM’S PROjECT COST. HOW TO COPE OPERATIONAL CONCEPT FOR FAR OF THE FUTURE WITH THE MASSIVE LOADS AND WHAT SHORE WINDFARMS • Get the latest insight on how working with NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED • Get direct insight on how to best factor in manufacturers will allow you to maximise the • Hear from one of The Carbon Trust’s identified transportation, access and logistical issues in your economies of scale that exist offshore foundation designers about how the next generation maintenance requirements to efficiently service your • Understand how advances in permanent magnet and of foundations can significantly reduce cost through farshore wind park direct drive generation technology will make for a innovative design • Learn what the best option is for you when faced with more competitive marketplace with increased power • Discover how making smart foundation choices at sudden unexpected offshore turbine failure and how to and reliability the planning stage will make your project much more act fast to minimise the possible downtime • Learn how to mitigate perceived investment risk in bankable to investors new technology by working in tandem with the turbine • Get the insight track on how to develop the best • Avoid turning your wind farm into a commercial failure by designers and manufacturers strategy for accessing your offshore turbines for making certain that your foundation choice is right for the hardware replacements • Hear how access and O&M considerations are construction, installation, access and maintenance phases becoming ever bigger for new offshore turbine to get maximum returns for your location Axel Birk, Senior Vice President, Global Service, technology development REpower Systems AG • Take away all the knowledge needed to arm yourself Vincent van den Brekel, CEO, Darwind with the right contacts and strategy to get your foundation installation plan absolutely right HOW TO SCHEDULE ONgOINg OFFSHORE MAINTENANCE WHEN TAKINg THE THE ALPHA VENTUS PROjECT: * Still considering speaker proposals * LESSONS LEARNT IN THE INSTALLATION Contact ben@windenergyupdate.com today LIMITED TIME WINDOWS INTO ACCOUNT OF 5 MW TURBINES IN DEEPER WATERS • Get the latest information on how to use predictive THE HyWIND PROjECT CASE STUDy: and preventative techniques to only make inspections • Hear about the installation of supersize turbines in PLACINg THE CONCEPT OF FLOATINg during scheduled service or when they are necessary Germany’s first offshore wind farm TURBINES IN REAL WATER CONDITIONS saving valuable resources and cash • A comprehensive case study of the installation procedures used in the project: discover what the • Understand the drivers for the increased interest • Learn how the latest software can use weather specific challenges were both in terms of turbine size in floating turbines in the European offshore wind data, forecast modelling and the health status of and depth of water marketplace your turbines to accurately know when to perform • Hear direct developer insight on the placement of a inspections • Find out about ongoing research into the further floating wind turbine off the coast of Norway development and adaptation of wind turbine Allan Meyer Duedahl, Head of Global Turbine Support and components to offshore conditions • Get insight on how – alongside Siemens - the project Diagnostic, Siemens Wind Power A/S was taken from a design stage to a full blown proof-of- Rainer Mohr, VP Sales Offshore, REpower Systems AG concept installation deVeloping the offshoRe Wind • Find out how successful the Hywind project has been 2020 VISION – TAKINg A LOOK AT R&D sUpply chain so far: the real challenges and benefits Statoil has seen TODAy TO SEE WHAT THE NExT DECADE in relation to traditional foundation installations WILL HOLD FOR OFFSHORE TURBINE OFFSHORE SUPPLy LOgISTICS: A KEy Knut M. Aanstad, Head of Portfolio and Project ASSESSMENT OF PART AND SUPPLIER DESIgN Development, Wind Power, Statoil ASA • Hear the leading research on next generation offshore SELECTION – IS COST THE ONLy FACTOR ASSESSINg FLOATINg FOUNDATIONS AS TO CONSIDER? wind component design that will save on operational and service cost whilst increasing personnel safety AN ECONOMICALLy VIABLE SOLUTION • Discover how to understand the requirements of your • Learn how the global price fluctuations in steel and • Get the inside-track on the unique design elements site better to eliminate extensive production lead times other materials can have their impact mitigated by of the WindFloat support structure and how the initial • Understand how to achieve mid-term improvements smart design and reduced dependency on select project demonstration with EDP off the coast of for wind turbines with standardised components and components Portugal is going increase both product quality and capacity levels • Get the latest independent views on how turbine • Learn about the range of operating conditions floating • Learn how to best prepare for offshore turbine design will change: learn which cranes, robots, foundations are capable of working in and if there are specifications as well as the requirements your modular design you should invest in and what options any scenarios where the foundations are performing contractors are looking for you should avoid to maximise your ROI better or worse than predicted • Hear why the ability to assemble the entire structure Ian Johnson, Senior Project Manager - Robin Rigg, E.ON Peter Hjuler Jensen, Head of Programme, Wind Energy, onshore is a key benefit and why the floating platform Noelia Alverez, Offshore Technical Manager, Risoe National Laboratory option increases the speed of installation and ease of EDP Renewables access for O&M Dominique Roddier, CTO, Principle Power RISK AND INTERFACE MANAgEMENT FOR SUCCESSFUL OFFSHORE WIND WHy OFFSHORE WIND SUCCESS IS DELIVERy BUILT ON THE RIgHT FOUNDATIONS: The best about this • Hear how interface and risk management are critical conference was I met new A PERSPECTIVE ON EMERgINg TRENDS tools in reducing a projects risk profile in a multi- IN FOUNDATION DESIgN contract scenario people. 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