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Offshore Wind Seminar 2017; 7th December 2017, Danish Embassy London

The Danish Embassy in London will host a seminar that offers an overview of current and future developments in UK offshore wind industry.

The seminar will provide answers to what we can expect in 2018 in terms of policy developments, market opportunities and technical advances, but will also offer excellent networking opportunities.

The UK is presently the best market in the world for offshore wind energy due to its favourable combination of wind resources and strong support scheme offshore regime.

The seminar will look at specific projects, at current state of affairs, and explore what technology and which solutions are needed in the UK.


10.00 Coffee and registration

10.30 Lars Thuesen, Ambassador
Royal Danish Embassy
BREXIT and the impact on the energy industry

10.45 Allan Taylor, Head of Renewables Supply Chain
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Policy and market update

11.10 Matthew Wright, Managing Director UK
Ørsted UK (prev. DONG Energy)

11.35 Sebastian Bagsværd, head of Hywind Development
Hywind - expanding the reach of offshore wind

12.00 Lunch

13.00 David Stevenson, Head of Large Scale Renewables (Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind, Pump Hydro & Hydro)
Scottish Government
Overview of offshore Wind opportunities in Scotland and the Scottish Supply Chain

13.25 Mark Vyvyan-Robinson, Director of Development Investments
EDF Energy Renewables

13.50 James Cotter, Project Director at Triton Knoll Innogny and COO Peder Christensen
Oreneco ApS
Triton Knoll Update

14.15 Coffee

14.30 Panel Discussion: "Offshore logistics - vessels and access"

Panel Chair: Thomas Arsenbach, Senior Business Development Manager, Offshore renewable Energy Catapult
René Wigmans, head of global Maritime & Aviatiob Solutions, Siemens Wind Power
Damon O'Brien, Managing Director, ABPmer
To be announced

15.30 Sum-up & Networking

16.00 End of the day

To register, please visit the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce website

And for more information please contact Rasmus Leth Traberg at the Danish Embassy on 07769688703 or

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Posted 2017-11-15 17:38:04

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