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Form Partnerships * Manage Supply Chains * Cut Costs* Calculate Risk

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The No.1 Global Meeting Point For The Entire Wind Industry...

250+

Executive Delegates

C-Level

Headliners

40%

Developers

Supply Chain

Pre-Conference

15+

Exhibition Booths

15+ Hours

of Dedicated Networking

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Industry experts from around the world explain the latest techniques for getting steel into water.

The time to act is now. Participate and secure your future in the multi-billion dollar US offshore wind industry.

Join 250+ senior executives and 25+ exhibitors at the 2016 conference to network and establish your business in what is set to become one of North America's largest energy industries:

  • How to plan and develop successful projects: Talk to leading developers who have devised proven strategies for bringing large-scale wind farms safely to market.
  • Identify cost reduction potential: Learn the most efficient ways to raise finance, design equipment, organize logistics, run supply chains, carry out construction and minimize the "levelized cost of energy" (LCoE).
  • Develop supply chains and infrastructure: Find out how to build up the supply chains and project teams that can deliver utility-scale schemes, including project pipelines, supporting infrastructure, installation and commissioning, and O&M planning.
  • Engage with partners, collaborators and stakeholders: Identify collaborators in horizontal, vertical and adjacent markets and develop strategic partnerships with developers, EPCs, contractors and policy-makers.
  • Understand policy and financial frameworks: Analyse the developing US policy framework as well as successful European subsidy schemes and which tax regimes are required to support long-term investment.

 

Key Industry Facts

  • First “Steel is in the water”- First of five steel foundation jackets now installed for Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm - Americas first offshore wind farm.
  • 21 projects remain in the development pipeline totalling 15,650MW
  • $90+ billion estimated capital costs to deliver project pipeline
Download our FREE Analysis Whitepaper: Opportunities in the US Offshore Market

Speakers From Our Other Industry Leading Events

  • Gemini
    Scottish Power Renewables
  • Vattenfall
    Vattenfall
  • E.ON
    RES
  • Siemens
    Seaway
  • Van-Oord
    Van-Oord
  • houlder
    MAKE
  • MAKE
    MAKE
  • Eversheds
    DNV-GL
  • CarbonTrust
    Catapult
  • GCube
    GCube
  • ECN
    DeepOcean

Who you will meet at the 2016 Conference and Exhibition

Job Role

Company Type

Conference Highlights

  • Developer perspectives: Hear developers present their planned projects and strategies, supply chain requirements and the market conditions needed for project success
  • Offshore Wind Supply Chain Development: Learn what is required to achieve a market of scale in the U.S. including infrastructure requirements, foundation design, construction planning, manufacturing, staging & assembly and O&M planning
  • Partnering and Joint Venturing Opportunities: Connect with industry experts and join a community of EPC’s from Oil and Gas and U.S. Onshore Wind that are looking to identify industry collaborators from the USA and Europe
  • Transitioning into the U.S. Offshore Wind Supply Chain: Review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities so that you can anticipate the opportunities to diversify into the offshore wind sector
  • Policy and Financial Frameworks: Receive a detailed review of successful offshore wind support mechanisms and proposed ORECs necessary to stimulate market growth
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Testimonials From Wind Energy Update Events:

  • Department of Environmental Affairs

    "The event was amazing. It was an eye opener and very informative. It brought about a different perspective on Wind energy that was not really known to all "

    - Muhammad Essop, Department of Environmental Affairs
  • G7 Renewables

    "I thoroughly enjoyed the smaller but focused networking opportunities that WESSA presented"

    - Kilian Hagemann, Director, G7 Renewables

Who Should Attend And Why?

  • C-level executives and senior managers involved in offshore wind projects
  • Business development managers from oil and gas contractors and other adjacent markets

Are You A Developer?

  • Opportunity to demonstrate exactly what you need in terms of a U.S. offshore wind supply chain so that manufacturer, suppliers and service companies can get ready to deliver your projects on time and within budget
  • Demonstrate what market conditions you require to progress
  • Analyse subsidy schemes and tax regimes that were successful in Europe and how they can be applied to the US Market

Are you an EPC contractor, service provider or supplier?

  • Understand what developers require in terms of a supply chain, likely project timelines and when and where you fit in
  • Demonstrate how your technologies and capabilities can reduce project capital costs and support the pipe line of projects i.e. vessel support, foundation design, construction, turbines, O&M) line
  • Network with industry leaders, make the right connections and seize the exciting new commercial opportunities in domestic U.S. offshore wind

Are you a New Market Entrant transitioning into the offshore wind supply chain?

  • Review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities so you can plan to  diversify into the offshore wind sector
  • Understand  the layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are
  • Anticipate the size of market and how to tender to developers
  • Learn how to joint venture and identify partners and what has worked well so far

Are you in government and policy development?

  • Understand your role in developing a robust offshore wind supply chain and infrastructure required to drive down cost and attract more developers to the market
  • Develop a collaborative and coherent strategy with industry stakeholders to boost the offshore wind market, essential for economic growth and job creation
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Companies By Sector

  • Project developers and operators
  • Utilities, power generation and energy companies
  • Components / materials and equipment manufacturers
  • Wind turbine manufacturers
  • Operations & maintenance
  • Marine contractors and shipyards
  • Finance, insurance and legal services
  • Consultancies and service providers
  • Installation and logistics
  • Certification and classification bodies
  • Public Authorities
  • R&D Institutes and Universities
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Silver Sponsors

  • BVGAssociates
  • Fred Olsen Windcarrier
  • Universal Foundation

Sponsors

  • Chadbourne and Parke
  • Eolos
  • ge
  • GWS
  • OWEC-TOWER
  • Saitec
  • Seatower
  • Siemens

Lanyard Sponsor

  • Global Marine Systems Limited

Exhibitors

  • jasco
  • Kokosing Industrial Marine
  • OpenOcean
  • SHL
  • X TOWER TOP

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Adam Minkley

Adam Minkley

Project Director
Wind Energy Update