European renewable associations will analyze their international experience on Wind Farms’ Life Extension on 9th October at AEE´s event

Representatives of the renewable associations of France, Portugal and Denmark will analyze the experiences of these countries on wind farms´ life extension and repowering at the Spanish Wind Energy Association´s event on October 9th in Madrid. This international vision will offer an exchange of experiences to the participants of the 3rd International Summit on Wind Farms´ Life Extension, as well as different perspectives for producers and technologists. Do not miss out on this event and register now. More information at

The future of wind farms in operation is closely linked to regulatory conditions but also to resources and technologies. The last session of AEE´s conference will analyze the state of the art of three countries that, together with Germany, have a similar situation, which can be used to evaluate strategic lines and possible collaborations with Spanish companies.

Olivier Perot, CEO of France Energie Eolienne; José Medeiros, Secretary General of the Portuguese renewable association APREN; and Jakob Juul, Head of Division of Danish Energy Agency, will analyze the following topics in one of the round tables of the event:

  • Specific regulations for repowering
  • Treatment of life extension: diagnostic procedures, incidence in the operation of wind farms
  • Exchange of experiences, integrated supplies


Opening speech by General Secretary of Industry and SMEs

The General Secretary of Industry and SMEs of the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Raúl Blanco Díaz, will open this event. Rocío Sicre, AEE´s President, will also be in this inaugural session, highlighting that the mission of this event is to share projects and experiences by different agents of the wind sector on operational improvements, repowering and life extension of wind farms.

Promoters, manufacturers, researchers and technicians from national and international wind energy sector will take part in this third edition of the event and they will discuss how to solve the aging of wind farms in Spain in order to maintain its efficiency and long-term profitability. Attendees will exchange their proposals regarding the operational improvement and repowering of wind farms in Spain.

The program of conferences has the confirmation of relevant speakers within the wind energy sector who will participate in the following round tables:

  • Increase in production of existing wind farms, low cost solutions
  • Maintenance improvements of wind farms
  • Operational improvement of wind farms
  • The repowering of wind farms
    • Second-hand market management
    • Regulatory issues that influence repowering
    • Business decision-making strategies
  • Specific solutions for the improvement of transmission and step control systems
  • Implications in business management for life extension of wind farms
  • The experience in other countries

Click here to see the program.

The 3rd edition of Wind Farms´ Life Extension Summit will have the participation, as speakers and attendants, of different members of companies in the wind energy sector. At the conferences board will participate, among others, Aeroblade, Aracnocóptero, Cepsa, DEIF, DNV GL, EDP Renováveis, Endesa, Greenbyte, RIVI Group, Technological Institute of the Canary Islands, Isotrol, Lloyd's Registers, Moove Lubricants, NEM Solutions, Revergy , Senvion, Siemens Gamesa, Tecnalia, UL and Vestas.

The attendance of representatives from different companies and interest groups of the wind energy sector, turns this event into a great opportunity for your company to gain visibility through the sponsorship modality. Iberdrola and Siemens Gamesa, are VIP sponsors; and Cepsa, UL and Moove Lubricantes, are already partners of the event. During the summit, we will have the 'Corporate Corner' which is an exhibition space of business booths where companies can inform attendees about their products and services as well as do networking. The companies that have already confirmed their participation are ABB, Green Eagle Solutions, Octocom, Senvion and Vestas.

Get more information about this event and register here.

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