Conference | 24 - 25 May 2022 | RAF Club, London | #RUKAviation22

Event Partners, Sponsors and Supporters

Event Partners





Aviation Investment Fund Company Limited (AIFCL) is the wind industry funding body, formed in 2009, to support the various work streams under the Government’s Aviation Plan, overseen by the (now) BEIS chaired Aviation Management Board. AIFCL’s members include ScottishPower Renewables, Innogy, SSE Renewables, E.ON, Vattenfall, RES, Banks Renewables, EDF, Falck Renewables, Ecotricity, ESB, Engie, EnergieKontor and REG Windpower. AIFCL has spent over £4m funding R&D activities under the Aviation Plan. With its remaining funds, it is working to “Enable the Road to 2030”, that is ensuring that windfarm tolerance is an integral element in next generation surveillance systems and that aviation stakeholders assume responsibility for their surveillance infrastructure being WTG tolerant by 2030.

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The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC), a senior Government and industry forum, was established in May 2013 to drive the development of the world-leading offshore wind sector in the UK. It is comprised of members drawn from the leading UK and global firms in the offshore wind industry, including developers and original equipment manufacturers. The Council oversee and drive the implementation of the Sector Deal, and are supported by a Secretary/Offshore Wind Sector Deal Programme Manager, hosted within RenewableUK.


Thales [Event and Dinner]

For over 43 years, Thales UK has played a major part in the Thales Group's global vision to make people, property and information safer and more secure. We research, develop, manufacture and supply technology and services to the UK's Aerospace, Defence, Security and Transportation sectors, and in doing so, play a critical role in safeguarding people and organisations in the UK and across the globe.


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Vattenfall is one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. We tackle complex challenges in order to reach our goal of fossil free living in one generation. Our main markets are the UK, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and France. We have a total of 20,000 employees, with around 400 in the UK. Vattenfall is a leading player within wind power. We operate a portfolio of more than 1,200 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 4.2 GW across five countries.  At year-end 2021, Vattenfall had over 6.3GW of new wind energy projects under construction or in mature stage development. Our flagship Norfolk Zone projects in the UK have now been consented and we look forward to unlocking the benefits these wind farms will bring to East Anglia and the wider UK.



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ScottishPower Renewables [Drinks Reception and Pitch & Brew]

ScottishPower Renewables is at the forefront of the renewables industry through pioneering ideas, forward thinking and outstanding innovation.  Its ambitious growth plans include expansion of its existing onshore and offshore wind portfolio, investment in new large-scale solar deployment and innovative grid storage systems including batteries. The company now has over 40 operational windfarm sites producing over 2,800 MW, including Whitelee, the largest onshore windfarm in the UK and our flagship offshore windfarm East Anglia ONE.

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UK Export Finance

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency, established in 1919. We support UK exporters, international project sponsors and buyers of UK goods and services, working closely with private sector partners, including banks, to offer a range of innovative and flexible finance solutions. UKEF can support UK businesses of any size and across all sectors, from capital goods to services and intangibles such as intellectual property. In 2020/21, we provided £12.3bn in support for UK exports to 77 countries and increased our capacity to support export to over 100 foreign markets. We were ranked second internationally for the number of sustainable deals supported (TXF, 2020) and stand ready to support firms in their green transition, with £2 billion worth of direct lending dedicated to supporting clean growth projects. UKEF has a network of experienced Export Finance Managers based in every UK region help businesses to level up their international sales. We have also expanded our internationally based regional heads, with responsibility for developing commercial ties and matching local projects to UK businesses.

 Media Partners

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Core Media Partner

Digital newsletter and real-time news website tracking renewable energy projects from planning to construction and operation. Providing exclusive business information on the offshore wind sector, reNEWS is a must-read for those involved in this industry. Visit our stand or website to sign up for a free two-month trial subscription.


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OGV Energy

OGV Energy

OGV Energy is the leading engagement platform for the energy sector, focused on delivering real-time industry news, events and digital media solutions. It is our mission to facilitate improved engagement and communication for the Energy sector through utilising our multiple platforms. Our service offering comprises OGV Energy Magazine and our digital engagement is driven by OGV Energy News, OGV Events, OGV Job board, OGV Radio and with a growing global membership of over 200 companies we help organisations to expand their digital footprint and deliver their corporate messaging to their target audience.  The OGV Energy website and App help deliver energy news to circa 400,000 energy professionals every month.


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East of England Energy Group (EEEGR)

The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) was launched on 29 March 2001 as a not-for-profit trade body to represent the energy sector and its supply chain in the East of England. We now have more than 200 member businesses. 

EEEGR’s core programmes and projects are geared towards the sustainable development of the energy industry in the East of England, to help it thrive.

We are committed to the delivery of benefits to our members, including networking opportunities, gaining new business and the development of the regional skill-set, through a comprehensive programme of events and activities.

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Business development experts for the energy sector. We work on behalf of our members and partners to put companies of all sizes in touch with the best, most innovative UK supply chain businesses. We are the best route to business in the energy sector.

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Scottish Renewables

Scottish Renewables is a member organisation dedicated to strengthening business relationships and securing the best possible environment for the growth of renewable energy in Scotland. Our shared ambition is to harness Scotland’s abundant natural resources to secure a future that will deliver on jobs, investment, energy security and climate.