7th Annual

Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Summit USA

14th-15th April 2015 | Westin Galleria, Dallas, TX, USA

Your O&M Guide to Extend Asset Lifetime, Enhance Power Production & Control Costs

North America’s best-attended meeting point dedicated to the wind O&M industry - an interactive experience that will guide, improve and complete your O&M Strategy.

Key topics to be discussed at O&M Dallas 2015:

  • Performance Enhancement: Increase reliability and reduce downtime to get more power out of the asset for higher return
  • Gearboxes: Reduce chance of gearbox failure through service and engineering developments to avoid high repair costs
  • Blades: Improve the efficiency of blades for better wind capture using new tech and retrofits
  • Life Extension: Analyse available data coming off wind farm to improve and extend the lifetime of the asset
  • Asset Management: Explore management, finance and planning strategies within the changing O&M market
  • O&M Strategy: discuss multi sourcing, relationship and contract management service agreements in a post-warranty setting

New summit features include:


Nominations for the 2015 WEU O&M Excellence Awards are now open to any company in the onshore wind O&M industry click here to check out the categories. The awards are designed to highlight emerging talent and established players in the O&M space. 

Key Award Benefits - why take part?

  • Reward your team for hard work
  • Meet world leaders in the wind O&M market
  • Hear what it takes to win and learn from winners
  • Celebrate successes and on-going development in the industry

Meet the Industry’s Thought Leaders and Establish your O&M Strategy:

This conference provides a clear view of the trends, challenges, and opportunities of the O&M spectrum

Operations Manager, Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy

I was impressed with the quality of the presentations and ability to network in an open and frank manner with other similar participants (i.e. owners)

Pacific Hydro

Pacific Hydro


Great mix of owners, operators, 3rd parties and OEM's

Chris Kalinovich, Transalta


This is a well attended event by owner/operators and industry experts with good discussions on turbine issues and improving O&M best practices

Dr. Ashley Crowther, Romax Technology

Romax Technology

The event is a great place to network and learn more about what others in the industry are doing to operate their sites

Vice President - Operations & Maintenance, E.ON



So who will you Meet?

Based on the unprecedented success of the last 6 years and the collaborations that have gone into making 2015 the biggest and most important summit yet, here is just snapshot of who you can expect to do business with:

Breakdown by job function Delegate Breakdown

There was over 40% Operator Attendance at O&M Dallas 2014

Below is a snapshot of the owners that participated last year:

Job Title Company
Wind Site Asset Manager TAQA
Director Operation - Wind AltaGas Ltd.
Asset Management Leader Google
Asset Manger Google
Vice President - Asset Management Apex Clean Energy
Maintenance Engineering Manager Acciona Energy North America
Team Leader AES Wind Generation
Engineering Manager Alliant Energy
Senior Manager Alliant Energy
Southern Region Manager BP Wind Energy
Senior Vice President Operations BP Wind Energy
PSCM Specialist BP Wind Energy
PSCM Manager BP Wind Energy
Transaction Support Manager Calpine
Senior Manager, Renewables Capital Power Corporation
COO Latam ContourGlobal
Operations Manager ContourGlobal
Associate Buyer DTE Energy
Supervisor Wind Operations DTE Energy
Head of Operations for Wind Duke Energy Renewable Services
Business Development Manager Duke Energy Renewables
Engineer Duke Energy
Manager - EHS Field Support Duke Energy
Vice President Regional Operations E.ON
Manager - Maintenance & Start-Up E.ON Climate & Renewables
Vice President - Regional Operations E.ON Climate & Renewables
Director - Performance and Reliability Engineering EDF Renewable Energy
O&M Business Development Manager EDF Renewables
Asset Management Director EDP Renewables 
Manager, Turbine Performance EDP Renewables 
Plant Manager EVEN Energías Verdes Nacionales 
Plant Manager EVEN Energías Verdes Nacionales 
Supervisor EVEN Energías Verdes Nacionales 
Supervisor EVEN Energías Verdes Nacionales 
Regional Asset Manger EverPower Wind Holdings
QC Coordinator Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy
Plant Manager Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy
Electric Engineer Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy
Plant Manager Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy
Senior Asset Manager Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy
Director - Supply Chain Iberdrola Renewables
Senior Manager - Technical Services Infigen
Senior Mechanical Engineer Infigen Energy
Vice President - Operations Infigen Energy
Vice President - Commercial Infigen Energy
Senior Manager - Technical Services Infigen Energy
Operations Co-ordinator Juhl Energy
General Manager - Operations Kruger Energy
O&M Manager - Ontario Kruger Energy
General Manager NextEra Energy
Principal - Health & Safety Nextera Energy Resources
Regional General Manager (NEER) NextEra Energy Resources
FPDC Manager Next Era Energy Resources
Production Assurance Leader Next Era Energy Resources
Director - Asset Management Noble Environmental Power
Plant Superintendent Noble Environmental Power
Director - Business Development  NRG Energy
General Manager - O&M NRG Energy
Business Development Manager NRG Energy
Sales and Marketing Representative NRG Energy
Manager - Wind Operations NRG Energy
Executive Manager - Operations Pacific Hydro
Senior Vice President - Operations Pattern Energy
Wind Specialist Rio Energy Projetos de Energia
Vice President - Construction & Operations Sempra U.S. Gas & Power
Director - Asset Management & Renewables Sempra U.S. Gas & Power
Facillity Manager Sempra U.S. Gas & Power
Site Supervisor TransAlta
Operations Manager - Wind QC & NB TransAlta Corporation
Maintenance Manager TransCanada
Operations Maintenance Technologist TransCanada
Safety Specialist TransCanada
Operations Manager Wigton Windfarm
General Manager Wigton Windfarm

Don't miss out on North America's #1 O&M meeting point!

Take a look at which decision makers attend O&M Dallas and who you could be networking with this April 

2015's most valuable meetings all in one place!

The O&M summit is targeted specifically at key executives and decision makers in the wind O&M industry - it is a select meeting point that offers exclusive and unrivalled networking opportunities for brokering the next big deal and forming long lasting partnerships.

If you're a small / medium sized company with a small budget, we understand that our prices may be a little high for you. Please do contact me on the details listed below if you've like to negotiate a deal in order for you to come and experience the event first hand.

I hope to see you in Dallas!

Elizabeth Demestiha
Elizabeth Demestiha
Project Director | Wind Energy Update
Direct line: +44 (0) 20 73 75 7537
Toll-Free: 1 800 8143459 ext. 7537
E: elizabeth@windenergyupdate.com
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Romax Technology
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Wetzel Engineering
Windar Photonics
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