NE Wind Supply Chain Workshop:
Portland Marriott, Maine
September 4th 2012
Manufacturing for wind energy components represent the largest industry sector growth since the recession. As onshore wind continues to be developed and offshore wind is initiated in the eastern states, additional supply chain demands will create opportunities for Northeast manufacturing.
This detailed workshop will provide information about developing opportunities and market entry points and requirements.
Space is limited. Register Here:
1:00 US Department of Energy Offshore Wind Strategy Supply Chain Program Results Review.
1:45 Offshore and Onshore Wind Business Opportunities for Manufactures in Northeast Region and Global Trends driving market demand for key components.
2:30 Offshore Infrastructure Opportunities – Ports, turbine foundations, installation and transportation.
3:00 Network Break.
3:15 Offshore Wind Supply Chain Structure and Components needed and Who Buys What?
3:45 Small Round Table Discussions led by current Industry Specialist: “What are manufacturer’s needs and concerns to prepare for Onshore and new Offshore Business?”
1) Fabrication and Machining. 2) Composites. 3) Electrical Infrastructure.
4) Wind Farm Construction and Operations & Maintenance. 5) Other
Brought to you by:
The Blue Green Alliance: www.bluegreenalliance.org
US Offshore Wind Collaborative: www.usowc.org
Manufacturing Extension Partners of the New England States
And The Maine Wind Industry Initiative
With support from the American Wind Indsutry Association and the New England Regional Wind Summit, September 5&6 2012;
09/04/2012 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm