8th Annual

Wind O&M Dallas

April 12-13, 2016 | Westin Galleria, Dallas, TX

The Summit has now taken place. Wind Energy Update wishes to thank all the speakers and sponsors for their time and effort in helping make the event the success that it was. We'll be back later this year with an all new agenda & speaker line up to keep things fresh. In the meantime there's a lot of interesting content from it you can still access...

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.

Click here to watch the video

2015 WEU O&M Excellence Winners Announced

Best Industry Newcomer

Spares in Motion

Best Example of O&M Excellence category

UpWind Solutions

Wind Farm Owner of the Year category

EDP Renewables

Wind Service Provider of the Year category

EDF Renewable Services

Best Technological Innovation category

Bachmann Electronic GmbH

Wind Turbine Manufacturer of the Year category


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:

Key industry voices you can expect to hear:

Jeffrey Wehner

Jeffrey Wehner
Vice President of Operations, Renewables
Duke Energy Corporation
Mike Peck

Mike Peck
Director - Asset Management
EDP Renewables
Nick Johansen

Nick Johansen
Commercial Operations Systems Engineer
Iberdrola Renewables LLC

Why you can't afford to miss out:

  • Be empowered with solutions -we’re told to come with solutions not problems - so it makes perfect sense to speak with the specialists that can help in our 25+ exhibition hall and understand the specialised solutions available to your O&M challenge
  • Tailor the agenda to your specific needs - with over 40 sessions in 3 dedicated tracks covering Main Component Strategy for Life Extension, Asset Management for Power Enhancement and O&M Strategy for Warranty Management you’re guaranteed to leave feeling empowered and able to take the next steps to drive your business strategy forwards
  • Strengthen your business network within the O&M community - with 20+ hours of networking that is designed to ensure you get face-to-face time with the industry’s decision makers - we have pulled out all the stops this year to ensure that you don’t just connect on a business level, but you connect on a social level, as we we all know this is where it really counts
  • Get a handle on where the O&M market is now - Who is the new customer in the O&M market? Are the investors & smaller operators the new customers? What role will the ISPs play going forwards? How will OEMs change their model to stay in business? What is the industry doing to be proactive and not reactive? With real time data polling on site,  involving 450+ delegates, these are the answers you’ll walk away with

O&M Summit: 450+ Decision Makers Gather at the Industry's #1 Networking Event 

For 7 consecutive years, the Wind Energy Operations and Maintenance Summit has been the central meeting point for more than 1800 different attendees from over 500 companies, making it the only place for you to meet, network and do business with the key O&M individuals.

  • 60+ expert speakers that will share only the latest and most innovative developments in the wind industry
  • 20+ hours of networking with top level executives from across the entire wind energy aftercare value chain with topic targeted networking coffee breaks
  • 25+ exhibitors in our networking hall allowing you to review the best and latest technology that will boost asset performance 
  • 6 week access to the O&M online networking center prior to the event so you can fill your conference diary before you set foot in Dallas
  • Whole day of exclusive workshops and training sessions to ensure you interact and question the industry specialists on key topics that are central to the success of your O&M Projects
  • Exclusive networking area and evening drinks reception: Meet the industry's most influential figures in an informal relaxed setting after the hustle and bustle of Conference Day 1

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


2015 WEU O&M Excellence Awards2015 WEU O&M Excellence Awards - The finalists are through! 

The The inaugural WEU O&M Excellence Awards will bring together over 400 executives from the Global wind energy sector to celebrate excellence and outstanding achievements in the operations and maintenance of wind turbines over the past year click here to view the 2015 finalists for each category 

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

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


Snapshot of the owners attending Dallas 2015:

Job Title Company
Lead Technician AES Laurel Mountain, LLC
Team Leader - Buffalo Gap 3 AES Wind Generation
Site Lead - Colorado Highlands Wind Alliance Power, Inc.
Associate Site Manager - Colorado Highlands Wind Alliance Power, Inc.
Senior Engineer Alliant Energy
Senior Manager Renew Asset Strategy Alliant Energy
Director Wind Development Alliant Energy
Vice President Asset Management Apex Clean Energy Inc
Vice President Asset Management Atlantic Power
Global Key Account Manager Wind BP Wind
Sr Manager Renewables Capital Power
Wind Operation & Maintenance Manager Casa dos Ventos
Engineer Casa dos Ventos
Engineer Casa dos Ventos
President & CEO ContourGlobal Inc.
Global Development Engineer ContourGlobal Inc.
Supervisor Wind Operations- EChO Wind Parks DTE Energy
Manager - Wind Resources DTE Energy
Vice President of Operations, Renewables Duke Energy Corporation
Business Development Manager Duke Energy Renewables
CEO E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Vice President - Regional Operations E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Vice President E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Manager - Supply Chain, O&M Procurement E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Vice President - Commissioning, Maintenance & Technical Training E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Operations Training Manager E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Asset Engineer EDF Renewable Energy
Business Development Manager - Asset Administration EDF Renewable Services
Asset Management Director EDP Renewables
Asset Manager EDP Renewables
Operations Manager - North America Enel Green Power North Aamerica
Manager, Wind Technical Support Enel Green Power North Aamerica
system engineer Iberdrola Renewables
President & CEO Infigen Energy
Manager - Safety, Health & Environmental Infigen Energy
Asset Manager Infigen Energy
Vice President J.P Morgan
Executive Director J.P Morgan
Associate  J.P Morgan
O&M Manager - Ontario Kruger Energy
Regional General Manager (NEER) NextEra Energy Resources
Regional General Manager NextEra Energy Resources
Principle - Safety Specialist NextEra Energy Resources
Sr. Energy Analyst NREL
General Manger - O&M Services NRG Renew
Senior Vice President Operations Pattern Energy
Asset Manager Pattern Energy
Senior Engineer TransCanada
O&M users group chair UVIG

Don't miss out on North America's #1 O&M meeting point! Check out who is already signed up for 2015 and who you could be networking with!

See what other attendees have to say about O&M Dallas:

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



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
Award Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors
NEM solutions
Networking Drinks Sponsor
NGC Transmission Equipment
Predictive Maintenance Sponsor
Romax Technology
Lubricant Sponsor
Event Sponsors
Prohm-tect USA
Sentient Science
Windar Photonics
Fritz Schur Energy (FSE)
Lighthouse Global Energy
Run Energy
System One
Tech Safety Lines, Inc