Partners, Sponsors and Supporters


Strategic Partners

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GE Renewable Energy

GE  Offshore  Wind,  a  GE  Renewable  Energy  business, has more than 600 employees in the world. Today, we have wind turbines operating on three continents and we have installed the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine in operations, the Haliade-X 12 MW, that has just received the provisional type certificate. It is a multi-million-dollar investment that is contributing to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy by making offshore wind a more competitive source of renewable energy.

We signed a preferred bidder agreement with Dogger Bank for the supply of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine for three Dogger Bank offshore windfarms (Dogger Bank A,B, & C), resulting in a total installed capacity of 3.6GW. Each project will have an installed capacity of 1.2GW which, and together, will deliver approximately 5% of the UK’s estimated power demand. This will be the world’s largest offshore windfarm, powered by the world’s most powerful turbine.

GE Renewable Energy has also partnered with ORE Catapult to implement the nacelle and blade testing program and develop the “Stay Ashore!” program, that aims to reduce the time service technicians spend at sea, increase safety and contribute to energy cost reduction by focusing on developing technology in robotics, digital and remote operations.

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Mainstream Renewable Power

Mainstream is the most successful independent developer of offshore wind at scale globally.  It has consented the world's largest offshore wind farm in operation, the 1.2 GW Hornsea One project in the UK and developed the 1.4 GW Hornsea Two project.  It has also consented the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland. Mainstream is responsible for 22% of the UK's offshore wind capacity either in operation or under construction.   

Mainstream has continued to build its offshore wind development capabilities. In Vietnam, Mainstream is currently developing one of Asia’s largest offshore wind farms with 800 MW gross capacity in a joint venture with local developer, Phu Cuong Group. 

In the US, Mainstream has received full qualification to apply for a lease in both the New York Bight, and California.  Both lease auctions are expected in 2021.

Mainstream's Offshore Centre of Excellence is in the UK.  Our offshore team collectively hold around 215 years of experience.

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is focused on moving the horizon of renewable energy and offshore wind technology. We have installed the largest offshore turbines in the world, to date, and are involved in some of the most innovative projects globally. Since our inception in 2014, we have been guided by our founding principles of collaboration, trust, technology and commitment. We employ over 3,500 people, including over 1,000 in the UK, and have installed over 5 GW of offshore wind capacity.

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Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

ORE Catapult was established in 2013 by the UK Government and is part of a network of Catapults set up by Innovate UK in high growth industries. It is the UK’s leading innovation centre for offshore renewable energy.

Independent and trusted, with a unique combination of world-leading test and demonstration facilities and engineering and research expertise, ORE Catapult convenes the sector and delivers applied research, accelerating technology development, reducing risk and cost and enhancing UK-wide economic growth.

Active throughout the UK, ORE Catapult has operations in Glasgow, Blyth, Levenmouth, Aberdeen, the Humber, the East of England, the South West and Wales and operates a collaborative research partnership in China.

ORE Catapult has established the Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to develop an internationally recognised initiative to reduce the cost of energy from floating wind. The FOWCoE has developed an initial core work programme across four workstreams: Technology development, Supply chain and operations, Development and consent, Delivering Net Zero

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Ørsted

The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. We look forward to exploring with our fellow panelists, exhibitors and visitors how this vision can be a central part of a green economic recovery that accelerates our transition to a low-carbon economy, driving technical innovation and employment while building resilience for the future. Ørsted is the global leader in offshore wind and ranks #1 in Corporate Knights' 2020 index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world.

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RWE

RWE Renewables, the newest subsidiary of the RWE Group, is one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. With around 3,500 employees, the company has onshore and offshore wind farms, photovoltaic plants and battery storage facilities with a combined capacity of approximately 9 gigawatts. RWE Renewables is driving the expansion of renewable energy in more than 15 countries on four continents. For further growth a net investment budget of €5 billion is available until 2022. When adding in possible partnerships, the medium term investment budget could reach up to €9 billion. The focus is on the Americas, the core markets in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

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ScottishPower Renewables

As part of the Iberdrola Group, ScottishPower Renewables is at the forefront of the development of the renewables industry through pioneering ideas, forward thinking and outstanding innovation. Its ambitious growth plans in the UK include offshore windfarms in the East Anglia region , with its 714MW East Anglia ONE windfarm due to come online later this year.

Iberdrola Group’s international offshore portfolio currently has up to 9,000MW in the development pipeline across the UK, Germany, France and the USA with further areas of potential capacity in Brazil & Sweden.

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Shell 

Shell is building an interconnected power business: from generating renewable electricity, to buying and selling it, storing it and supplying directly to customers to power homes, businesses and vehicles. Building on our global presence and significant offshore experience, we aim to continue to grow our offshore wind capabilities via our partnerships, including innovative floating wind technologies, in order to deliver cleaner power from wind at scale.

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Siemens Gamesa works at the centre of the global energy revolution. For 40 years, we have been the pioneers of the renewable energy industry, developing unparalleled market access and understanding. Today, we still keep the lights on, producing clean and sustainable energy, powering our homes, schools, hospitals and keeping us moving all over the world. 

We deliver sustainable growth and create value for customers and communities. Our ambition is to always push technological boundaries and to drive innovation, bringing down the cost of clean energy and making it accessible to all. Our people engineer, build and deliver the solutions that that hold the promise of transforming the future for our children and grandchildren.

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SSE Renewables

SSE Renewables is the leading developer, operator and owner of offshore wind energy across the UK and Ireland, with almost 3GW of consented or in construction projects in UK and Irish waters out of a total development pipeline of over 6GW.

SSE Renewables successfully secured 15-year contracts for 2.2GW of new offshore wind energy in the UK Government’s most recent auction for low carbon power in 2019. Our multi-billion-pound investments in new offshore wind energy are helping to drive a cleaner, more resilient economy by pursuing a green recovery from coronavirus. 

We’re building some of the biggest offshore wind developments right now, including the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea with our joint venture partners Equinor which will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when complete in 2025/26. We’re also building the 1,075MW Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, a joint venture with our development partners Total, which will become Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm when complete in 2022/23.

In Ireland where an offshore wind energy market is emerging we’re developing the 520MW Phase 2 of Arklow Bank Wind Park in the south Irish Sea, and targeting delivery by 2025 to meet Ireland’s target of 1GW of offshore wind energy by the middle of the decade.

We’re also exploring the blue seas around our islands to identify new sites with the potential to develop new offshore wind farms utilising fixed and floating technology.

Our operational offshore wind portfolio consists of 579MW across three offshore sites around Great Britain, two of which we operate on behalf of joint venture partners.

Part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc, we own and operate the largest portfolio of installed renewable energy across the UK and Ireland, with around 4GW of offshore wind, onshore wind and hydro plant generating low carbon energy for customers across both islands. Our strategy is to drive the transition to a net-zero carbon future through the world class development, construction and operation of renewable energy assets. 

 

 


Country Partner

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The Department for International Trade 

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export, supports inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade.  We support and encourage UK businesses to drive sustainable international growth and ensure the UK remains a leading destination for international investment.

 

 

 


Global Markets Partners 

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Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

The Global Wind Energy Council is the international trade association for the wind power industry. Our mission is to ensure that wind power establishes itself as the answer to today’s energy challenges, providing substantial environmental and economic benefits.

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Yongji Electric

Yongji Electric sets the vision to be the provider of international competitive electric transmission system solutions, with its main business in two fields of transportation equipment and energy equipment, its products covering rolling stock transportation, wind power generation, engineering and machinery and other multiple fields. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Event Sponsors

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Ocean Winds (OW)

OW is a new company, a 50:50 offshore wind joint venture, owned and created by EDPR and Engie in 2019. Both companies believe that offshore wind energy is becoming an essential part of the global energy transition. That is why they have included all their existing and pipeline offshore portfolio.

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Virginia Wind Opportunities

The USA's two largest offshore wind farms will be built off the coast of Virginia: Dominion Energy's 2.64GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind and Avangrid/ Iberdrola's 2.5GW KittyHawk Wind. Our team of state and local organisations can help you set up operations, partner with local companies, recruit and find business services.

 


Event Supporters

BNOW

Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW)

The Business Network for Offshore Wind is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization solely focused on the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry and advancement of its supply chain. We are not a trade association of many voices; we are one leading voice for the offshore wind business community. We bring together developers, policymakers, academia, global experts and more than 150 member businesses for critical discussions and unprecedented networking opportunities. 

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The Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust is a global, mission-led organisation that works with governments, investors, and businesses to accelerate the delivery of sustainable, low carbon economies.

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EEEGR (East of England Energy Group)

The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) represents more than 300 members across the region, ranging from energy producers to supply chain companies. Our mission is to be the source of new opportunities and knowledge to enable member companies to strategically grow their business. EEEGR is also a key voice for the sector, putting the region and its expertise on the radar of major international players and influential politicians at regional and national levels. EEEGR also has close links with educational and training institutions, through the Skills for Energy (SfE) programme. This programme helps to ensure students, courses and training facilities are tailored to meet the future needs of the energy industry.

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Energy Institute 

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together. We gather and share essential knowledge about energy, the skills that are helping us use it more wisely, and the good practice that keeps it safe and secure. We articulate the voice of energy experts, taking the know-how of around 20,000 members and 250 companies from 120 countries to the heart of the public debate.And we’re an independent, not-for-profit, safe space for evidence-based collaboration, an honest broker between industry, academia and policy makers.

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NOF Energy

NOF Energy is a highly proactive business development organisation working on behalf of companies across the energy sector. Our network consists of a diverse range of companies that offer products and services; leading edge technologies and supply chain solutions to the energy industry.

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Ocean Energy Europe

Ocean Energy Europe is the largest network of ocean energy professionals in the world. Over 120 organisations, including Europe’s leading utilities, industrialists and research institutes, trust OEE to represent the interests of Europe’s ocean energy sector. As a not-for-profit organisation, every euro invested in OEE is used to promote the European ocean energy industry.  If you’re active in the ocean energy sector, OEE can help your business grow. 

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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.

SER

The French Renewable Energy Association (SER)

SER was established in 1993 to promote the interests of industrials and professionals in the sector to public authorities, parliament and all bodies in charge of energy, industry, employment, the environment and research. It groups industrials from all of the renewable energy channels: biofuels, biomass (FBE), wood, biogas, renewable marine power, wind power, geothermal energy, hydroelectricity, heat pumps, solar photovoltaics (SOLER), thermal and concentrated solar power.

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Subsea UK

Representing more than 300 members, Subsea UK is the not-for-profit, industry body that champions the country’s subsea supply chain both at home and abroad. It acts as a focal point to promote the sector and maximise its opportunities as well as provide a national forum for collaboration, diversification and technology development.

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UK Export Finance

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency, helping UK companies of all sizes and in all sectors win, fulfil and get paid for export contracts. UKEF provides insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance.

 


Media Partners


reNEws

reNEWS
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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Alt Energy Mag

Online trade magazine acting as a news and information resource for the alternative energy industry. Publishing daily news stories, products, industry tools, articles on alternative energy from solar, wind, biomass, fuel cells and more.

 

 
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Business Green

Business Green is the UK’s leading source of news, analysis and opinion for the fast-expanding green economy. With a reputation for breaking news and a history of shaping the green business agenda, BusinessGreen is widely regarded as the must read title for sustainability executives, clean tech entrepreneurs, and environmental policymakers across Europe and beyond.

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Clean Energy Pipeline

Clean Energy Pipeline is the leading independent source of news, data and analytics for the renewables finance industry. Subscribers receive access to a real-time data platform covering clean energy finance transactions across every global market, including Project Finance, M&A, Public Markets, Green Bonds and Venture Capital & Private Equity.

Energy Engineering

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Energy Engineering Magazine

  Energy engineering: the magazine that covers the products and processes, innovation, technology and management of renewable energy and sustainability in all its forms.  Combining an experienced editorial team and contributions from major industry figures, energy engineering is a ‘must read’ for anybody connected with the energy world.

Maritime Journal

Maritime Journal

Maritime Journal is dedicated to the European Commercial Marine Business – inshore, offshore, coastal zone and short sea. Since 1987, it has been the respected source of business information which our clients have trusted to deliver their marketing message. It provides readers with authoritative editorial prepared by writers who are experts in their field in an easy to use layout.

New Energy

New Energy

new energy and neue energie are key magazines to promote the energy turnaround. Exciting background reports, exclusive interviews and the latest coverage about policy, economy, technology, industry and finance, keep you up-to-date with the current state of the global renewable energy sector. Both periodicals are published by the German Wind Energy Association (BWE e.V.).

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Offshore Engineering & Equipment

Offshore Engineering & Equipment (OEE) covers the design, procurement, engineering and maintenance requirements of the offshore industries including oil and gas, drilling, subsea, renewables and related equipment including health and safety. The content focuses on providing the latest news and information for industry professionals and will include the latest trends, equipment and product news, real life application stories, technology insights, business acquisitions, new appointments and much more.

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Offshore WIND

Offshore WIND is a powerful combination of printed magazine, news & career websites, business guide, and events tailored for the entire industry. Thousands of industry players over the whole world keep up to date with the news with www.offshorewind.biz and the quarterly magazine, now also available digitally for tablets.

 

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Offshore Wind Journal

Offshore Wind Journal is written for the people who decide where windfarms are developed, and how they are built and maintained. It keeps the supply chain informed about the latest technical, financial, environmental, regulatory, political and commercial developments in the offshore wind industry worldwide.

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OGV Energy

OGV Energy is an industry leading platform, dedicated to bringing you the latest updates from the Oil and Gas sector. We have combined a monthly publication, recruitment section, digital media and event production to create a unique package for Oil and Gas professionals.

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PES Wind

PES Wind is the leading source for information in the global wind energy sector. Both onshore & Offshore. In Print, Online & Digital. Your Wind Energy World – Covered

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RECHARGE

Recharge is the global renewable-energy industry’s leading source for business intelligence. We provide the news, features and opinion you need to make better business decisions — with the vital context and speed that only an experienced international team like ours can deliver, allowing you to read what matters.

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Wind Energy Network

Wind Energy Network magazine is a free subscription trade publication aimed exclusively at senior decision makers in the wind energy industry.Our emphasis is on providing good quality and interesting editorial to create a magazine which is well respected by our readers.

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Windtech International

Windtech International is published six times per year for 16 years and is the only worldwide magazine for the wind energy industry with a technological focus. Windtech International is distributed in 108 countries and each issue reaches more than 12,000 professionals active in the wind energy industry. www.windtech-international.com