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US Offshore Wind: Benchmarks and Bellwethers

Thursday, November 29th 2012 9:30am- 12:30pm ET / Streamed Panel Discussion: 7:00am - 9:00am PT / 10:00am - 12:00pm ET / 16:00 - 18:00 (Paris-Frankfurt)

 

Location: 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10020

 

Wind is currently the most popular renewable energy resource in the United States and it is slated to continue to dominate the renewable energy mix far into the future. Undoubtedly, offshore wind will play a large role in that dominance, given the U.S.’ impressive offshore resource abundance and grid congestion along its east coast; according to the DOE and the NY State Grid Operator the total offshore wind potential of the U.S. is over 4,000 GW and consumers can save $300 million in wholesale electricity costs for every 1 GW of wind on the grid. Large corporate investors and technology firms understand this: Google has invested in the Atlantic Backbone Transmission project and VESTAS has said it is counting on the US market for most of its growth.

 

 

In this meeting, our panel of industry experts will examine the major remaining barriers and provide case studies and updates on current projects.

 

·         How can the US position itself as a global player in offshore wind?

 

·         Examination of the DOE’s initiative (i.e. technology development, removing market barriers, and advanced technology demonstration projects). Are these the right initiatives to spur development?

 

·         What are ways that the private and public sector can work together to lower costs and create other project incentives?

 

·         Are there opportunities for the states to tackle the barriers independently of the federal government? 

 

Event Announcement

 

Speakers:

Todd Alexander, Chadbourne & Parke, LLP, Partner 

 

Amy Grace, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Analyst (moderator)

 

Markian Melnyk, Atlantic Wind Connection, President

Peter Mandelstam, Arcadia Wind, President

Bill Shore, Fishermen's Energy, CFO/Treasurer

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Agenda
27 AUG 2013
04 APR 2013
03 APR 2013
06 FEB 2013
30 JAN 2013
17 JAN 2013
04 DEC 2012
29 NOV 2012
28 NOV 2012
01 NOV 2012
24 OCT 2012
14 JUN 2012
12 JUN 2012
06 JUN 2012
17 MAY 2012
09 MAY 2012
12 APR 2012
10 APR 2012
06 MAR 2012
29 FEB 2012
24 JAN 2012
08 DEC 2011
29 NOV 2011
15 SEP 2011
16 AUG 2011
03 JUN 2011
24 MAR 2011
28 FEB 2011