WindEnergy Hamburg 2014

Hamburg, Germany
26/09/2014 - 26/09/2014
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GWEC is the official global partner of WindEnergy Hamburg.

From 23-26 September 2014, Hamburg will become your gateway to the world of wind energy. The new international fair, WindEnergy Hamburg, will provide a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospects of the sector – along the entire value chain of the international wind industry, onshore and offshore. 

As official global partner of the event, the Global Wind Energy Council will be actively involved throughout the event, participating in the opening press conference, hosting high level international delegations, and providing global market updates and practical information sessions for companies wishing to do business in emerging wind markets.

GWEC at WindEnergy Hamburg

Monday 22 September
GWEC CEO Steve Sawyer will share the floor with German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel and President and CEO of Hamburg Messe and Congress Bernd Aufderheide at the high level press conference;

Tuesday 23 September
14:00 – 17:00
“The German “Energiewende” – an international blue print?” (VDMA). Steve will be talking about ‘The Importance of the Energy Transition for the Global Wind Power Industry and for Climate Protection’

Wednesday, 24 September
GWEC will host a workshop “The Offshore Wind Test Site Alpha Ventus” involving high level political and industry delegation from India (GWEC members only)

Thursday, 25 September
GWEC will host a workshop “Offshore Wind in India” involving a high-level political and industry delegation from India (GWEC members only)

14:00-17:00 (Hall B6, Forum)
Global Market Forum – During these sessions, participants will have the chance to learn about the latest news in emerging wind markets around the world.  There will be an update on the potential for offshore wind in India, including information on a GWEC-led project to develop a roadmap for its development.  CEOs from the industry associations from Brazil, South Africa and Turkey will provide practical information for companies wishing to enter these markets, highlighting the challenges that businesses are likely to face and some solutions as to how to address these. 

14h00  Welcome by GWEC Secretary General, Steve Sawyer
14h05 – 14h30 “Overview of state of play in India and potential for offshore”
Dr. Alok Srivastava, Joint Secretary from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
14h30 – 15h00  “FOWIND – Roadmap for Offshore Wind in India”
Shruti Shukla, Senior Policy Advisor, Global Wind Energy Council
15h00 – 15h30 “Global Market Update”
Steve Sawyer, Secretary General, Global Wind Energy Council
15h30 – 16h00 “Doing Business in Brazil”
Elbia Melo, CEO, ABEEolica
16h00 – 16h30 “Doing Business in South Africa”
Johan van den Berg, CEO, South African Wind Energy Association
16h30 – 17h00 “Doing Business in Turkey”
Hakan Yildirim, Member of the Board, Turkish Wind Energy Association


Join us at our booth in Hall B7 Stand 127!