Windpower TV - EWEA Offshore leaders debate - supply chain

GERMANY: An expert panel joins Windpower TV to discuss how to improve the offshore wind supply chain.

JDR Cables CEO Andrew Norman highlights the difficulties associated with the installation of cables and what can be done to improve the process.

Johan Sandberg, service line reader for offshore wind at DNV GL, talks about the need to draw on experience in other fields such as oil and gas, and shipping.

The Switch CEO Jukka-Pekka Makinen touches on the need for developers and manufacturers to cooperate closely in order to bring costs down, particularly in the productisation phase.

Thomas Becker, EWEA CEO, talks about how to address the issue of local content, which he characterises as obstructing the move towards bringing the cost of offshore wind down significantly.