De-risk. Scale Up. Make it global.


Day 1 - Thursday 28 June 2018
08:30

Registration & Refreshments

09:00

Chair's Welcome & Opening Remarks

Bruno G. Geschier, Chief Sales And Marketing Officer, Ideol Offshore and Chairman, WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

Floating Investment Risks, Price Competitiveness And Offshore Sector Opportunities

09:10

The Hywind Project: What Made Us Succeed?

  • Moving from testing to a verified concept that could exceed expectations
  • Exploring operational challenges
  • How to achieve excellent production output and well-functioning technical systems
  • 2017 and beyond - what’s next?

Sebastian Bringsvaerd,  Head Of Hywind Development,  Statoil

09:30

On Stage Interview With  Sebastian Bringsvaerd  , Head Of Hywind Development, Statoil

  • Complementing fixed with floating in order to benefit from each others’ growth
  • Global market opportunities: unlock unprecedented offshore potential
  • How can we make the international market accelerate?
  • Ensuring that what we select today will be still pertinent in years to come
  • Educating stakeholders, policy makers and the whole supply chain
  • Preparing for commercial skill readiness and target prices
  • Looking ahead: decommissioning advantages

Moderator:  Shaun Campbell,  Editor,  Windpower Monthly

09:50

Panel Discussion: Addressing Investment Concerns And Risks

  • How is the cost of finance directly related to the maturity of technology?
  • Why having more demonstrator projects will help mitigate investment risks
  • Manufacturing: benefitting from the economy of scale
  • The need for more hands on experience with large floating structures
  • Bigger turbines: which kind of technology and projects will survive?
  • Who’s willing to take the risk of scaling up?
  • How you could potentially kill a project by focusing on the wrong aspects

Fumiyo Harada, General Director - International Strategy And Coordination, Development Bank Of Japan Inc.

Gavin Smart, Head Of Analysis And Insights, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Jonas Wolff,  Senior Engineer - Project Directorate, European Investment Bank

Claire du Colombier,  Responsible For Floating Offshore Wind Industrial Plan,  Engie

Moderator:

Bruno G. Geschier, Chief Sales And Marketing Officer,  Ideol Offshore  and Chairman,  WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

11:00

Networking Break & Morning Refreshments

11:30

Beyond Floating Offshore Wind - Finding Synergies Among Offshore Industries

  • A journey through the  opportunities and strategies for offshore sustainable growth implemented over the past decade at a global level
  • How technical challenges of floating offshore have an impact on large capital requirements and industry's efforts
  • The Multi-Purpose Platform concept: joining the Offshore sector forces and investigating how to substantially lower overall CAPEX and OPEX
  • Lessons learnt during the FP7 "Ocean of Tomorrow" and the INNO-MPP projects, highlighting the need for a multidisciplinary approach aimed at identifying the synergies to be exploited
Dr. Maurizio Collu, Senior Lecturer In Dynamics Of Offshore Structures, Cranfield University 
12:00

Networking Lunch

Technical Challenges And Installation Requirements

13:00

Technical Challenges For Large Scale Floating Wind Farms: Key Findings From The Floating Wind JIP

  • Evaluating the scaling of floating structures with larger 15 MW turbines
  • Optimising mooring systems to reduce cost and risk
  • Installing and maintaining a 500 MW commercial floating wind farm, including floating-to-floating heavy lift operations
  • Overcoming electrical system challenges, including the development of high voltage dynamic cables
  • Ensuring the integrity of all assets over the project lifetime, whilst minimising O&M costs

Rhodri James, Manager Policy & Innovation, The Carbon Trust

13:30

The XCF Floating Concept: Finding An Optimal Compromise Between Cost Efficiency And Technical Challenges 

  • Adapting to different sites while supporting larger turbines 
  • How the use of concrete material can boost local supply chain potential 
  • Operation and maintenance cost saving with monitoring and inspection access
  • Practical case studies in Asia and France

Marie Morel, Sales Manager, Ceteal

Pascal Heisel,  R&D Director, Ceteal

14:00

Exploring Benefits And Practical Applications Of The Single Point Mooring System 

  • Environmental impact of moorings

  • Designs and applications within O&G

  • From load mitigation to yield maximization

  • Case design of Dounreay Trì

  • Evolution of Hexicon´s Floating wind platform

Henrik Baltscheffsky, CEO, Hexicon AB

Niklas Hummel, CTO,  Hexicon AB

14:30

Cost Competitive Modularisation Of Floating Substructures

  • How to modularise floating substructures to get a high flexibility within the supply chain
  • Use synergies and adapt modular technology from other industry sectors to floating offshore wind
  • Cost comparison for different offshore wind solutions based on the literature and own studies
  • Consider mass production effects

Dr.-Ing. Frank Adam, Head Of Offshore Wind R&D,  University Of Rostock

15:00

Networking Break & Afternoon Refreshments

Fireball Case Studies

15:30

The Groix And Belle-Ile Pre-Commercial Wind Farm Project

Etienne Delcroix, Technical Sales Manager, EOLFI

15:50 

Offshore Wind In California, A Case Study Of The Morro Bay Project 

Alla Weinstein, Founder, Trident Winds

16:10

Q&A Panel

16:30

Chair's Closing Remarks

Bruno G. Geschier, Chief Sales And Marketing Officer,  Ideol Offshore  and Chairman,  WindEurope’s Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce

16:45

End Of Day 1

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