EOWDC Call to Europe’s innovators for Offshore Wind Supply Chain Event

The Joint Venture partners behind the proposed 11-wind turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen Bay – Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) are running, with the support of Scottish Enterprise, a free–to-attend information day for potential first and second tier supply chain partners to the project.  The event will take place on 27th June at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).

Designed to provide information on potential EOWDC supply chain opportunities – wide interest is anticipated from:

• Turbine manufacturers

• Foundation manufacturers

• Cable manufacturers

• Cable installers

• Offshore construction companies

• Vessel suppliers

• Offshore wind turbine access solution providers

• Universities and research establishments

Supported with a European Union grant of up to 40m Euros and located off Aberdeen Bay, the EOWDC would accelerate the development of offshore wind power by proving the next generation of technology in a real time offshore environment.

It is expected that the facility would create jobs and economic benefit by attracting scientists, researchers, engineers, offshore wind supply chain companies and future investment in a fast growing sector.

The event follows on from a rallying call issued at this year’s All-Energy event and growing interest in the potential for the centre. A consent application to Marine Scotland is expected shortly.

For details on how to register for this event please contact Scottish Enterprise at events@scotent.co.uk – please note registration closes at 12 noon on Friday 17th June.

Similar posts
  • North-east Scotland poised to become ... Fascinating insights to the lives of bottlenose dolphins, salmon, sea trout and sea birds are set to be discovered after Vattenfall today announced the first successful projects for its ground-breaking offshore wind research programme. The socio-economic impact of offshore wind farms is also to be examined as part of the €3 million scientific research and [...]
  • AREG members to hear EOWDC update The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) is Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility which is being developed by Vattenfall-owned Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited and supported by AREG. AREG members have an opportunity to find out about Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility, and learn about the innovation associated with [...]
  • AREG to present North-east capabiliti... Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group will explore how oil and gas companies can transfer technology, skills and engineering expertise into the renewables sector at All-Energy this week. AREG is actively supporting diversification of oil and gas skills into renewables and working closely with Aberdeen City Council’s Trade and Inward Investment team to help shape the city’s approach [...]
  • Opportunity for renewables companies ... Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is hosting an open event today (Wednesday, April 26) to encourage potential new members to join the organisation. The seminar, which takes place at the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, is free to attend and designed to provide delegates with the opportunity to network and meet current members through several short introductory [...]
  • First long-term offshore wind farm su... Vattenfall, developer of EOWDC, to move in next year. Vattenfall has signed leases totalling 24 years with Aberdeen Harbour Board, becoming the first offshore wind operator to invest long term in the port’s facilities. The company is set to establish its construction team’s base within the Regent Centre by next month and also move into [...]

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Archives