#USOW18 is America's #1 Conference and Exhibition for the offshore wind power industry

The USOW18 event is THE #1 networking hub for businesses that are looking to invest, find partners or secure contracts in US offshore wind projects. USOW18 unites 1000+ executives covering everything you need to know about the US offshore wind industry, including two NEW deep-dive breakout sessions on Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines and US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Opportunities.

Anticipating the US offshore wind industry boom, the USOW event doubled in size from 2016 to 2017. Now approaching year three, USOW18 has surpassed previous benchmarks in delegates and in sponsors, so register your ticket today at America’s largest US offshore wind event.

The USOW18 speaker line-up is supported by executive-level decision makers who are leading the charge in the US offshore wind industry. Learn from them at the US Offshore Wind 2018 and plan your investments, secure market share and develop new partnerships in the US offshore wind industry boom

  • Walter Cruickshank
    Walter Cruickshank Acting Director
    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
  • Bryan Martin
    Bryan Martin Chairman of the Board,
    Deepwater Wind
    Managing Director, D.E. Shaw & Co.
  • Stephen Pike
    Stephen Pike Chief Executive Officer
    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center


  • University of Delaware
    Stephanie McClellan
    Stephanie McClellan Special Initiative on Offshore Wind
    University of Delaware
  • US Wind, Inc.
    Paul M. Rich
    Paul M. RichDirector, Project Development
    US Wind, Inc.
  • IBERDROLA
    David Rowland
    David Rowland New Business Director
    IBERDROLA Renovables
  • Statoil
    Michael Olsen
    Michael OlsenSenior Director
    Statoil
  • Magellan Wind
    Jim Lanard
    Jim Lanard CEO
    Magellan Wind


  • Vineyard Wind
    Lars Thaaning Pedersen
    Lars Thaaning Pedersen CEO
    Vineyard Wind
  • Vattenfall
    Gunnar Groebler
    Gunnar GroeblerSVP Business Area Wind
    Vattenfall
  • innogy
    Chris Wissemann
    Chris WissemannUS Representative
    innogy
  • Dominion Resources Inc.
    Katharine Bond
    Katharine Bond Director, Public Policy
    Dominion Energy
  • LEEDCo
    Lorry Wagner
    Lorry Wagner President
    LEEDCo


3 Powerhouse Events
in One

The USOW18 conference program covers a vast range of topics to help you with your US offshore wind business plan. This includes federal and state regulatory updates, state-by-state market developments, specific project updates, financing, permitting, cost reduction strategies, project execution, technology selection, PLUS you can deep-dive into TWO new breakout sessions: US Offshore Wind Supply Chain Development & Opportunities or Commercializing Floating Wind Turbines. Click here to read the in-depth conference program.



Build your US Offshore Wind business plan at the USOW18 event!

  • MARKET STRUCTURE AND EVOLUTION

    Listen to C-level offshore wind leaders answer the big questions about how the US offshore wind market going to shake out in terms of market structure; the road to <10 cents kWh; and funding structures unique to US offshore wind.

    Get the brochure here

  • US OFFSHORE WIND DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE

    Analyze the US offshore wind development pipeline in a series of state by state panel discussions, providing you with up-to-date information about Wind Energy Areas, state plans and support mechanisms to help finance and develop new offshore wind projects.

    Get the brochure here

  • PROJECT PLANNING & EXECUTION FOR COMMERCIAL DEPLOYMENT

    Hear the latest on FEDERAL offshore wind area lease planning activities; how to manage stakeholders and reduce time to permitting.

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  • SUPPLY CHAIN, INFRASTRUCTURE AND VESSEL CAPABILITIES

    Learn how businesses and US states are taking steps to build the infrastructure & vessel capabilities to deliver reliable offshore wind projects.

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  • COST REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP

    Discover which technologies will be required deliver the US project pipeline, including wind turbines and fixed/floating foundations; and what role technologies will play in reducing project LCOE in the US.

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  • COMMERCIALIZING FLOATING WIND TURBINES

    Find out what technology and project developers are doing to commercialize floating turbines and the opportunities for floating project developments in the US. Key topics include The Business Case for Floating Turbines in the US, Regulatory Drivers, Qualifying Floating Technology, and Env. Impact Assessment.

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  • OPPORTUNITIES FOR OIL AND GAS IN THE US OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN

    Plan to diversify into the offshore wind supply chain by joining the dedicated Supply Chain breakout session to review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities. You’ll learn about layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are.

REVIEW AGENDA IN FULL HERE

#USOW18 is America's largest and most successful offshore wind power industry event!

  • Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
  • US Wind, Inc.
  • IBERDROLA
  • Statoil
  • University of Delaware
  • Renewables Consulting Group
  • Renewable Resources International
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • Aon Risk
  • Helaba, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen

What you will achieve at #USOW18

  • SECURE MARKET SHARE

    Find out about states’ offshore wind development plans and all the projects that are due or taking place

  • BUILD PARTNERSHIPS AND JOINT VENTURES

    Meet serious industry collaborators from the USA and Europe and enter into the US offshore wind market as a developer, contractor or supplier

  • MEET THE US OFFSHORE WIND LEASEHOLDERS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

    Understand who they are, what projects they are planning, and upcoming opportunities for partnerships and supply contracts

  • NETWORK WITH 700+ OFFSHORE WIND EXEC’S

    You will do business with ALL of the active players, from governments, developers, contractors, financiers and suppliers

Meet the most influential executives at #USOW18 

Who should attend #USOW18 and why?

  • C-level executives and senior managers involved in offshore wind projects
  • Business development managers from oil and gas contractors and other adjacent markets
  • Are You A Developer?

    • Opportunity to demonstrate exactly what you need in terms of a U.S. offshore wind supply chain so that manufacturer, suppliers and service companies can get ready to deliver your projects on time and within budget

    • Demonstrate what market conditions you require to progress

    • Analyse subsidy schemes and tax regimes that were successful in Europe and how they can be applied to the US Market

    Are you an EPC contractor, service provider or supplier?

    • Understand what developers require in terms of a supply chain, likely project timelines and when and where you fit in

    • Demonstrate how your technologies and capabilities can reduce project capital costs and support the pipe line of projects i.e. vessel support, foundation design, construction, turbines, O&M) line

    • Network with industry leaders, make the right connections and seize the exciting new commercial opportunities in domestic U.S. offshore wind

    Are you a New Market Entrant transitioning into the offshore wind supply chain?

    • Review upcoming projects and commercial opportunities against your capabilities so you can plan to  diversify into the offshore wind sector

    • Understand  the layers of the supply chain, where your company fits in and who your customers are

    • Anticipate the size of market and how to tender to developers

    • Learn how to joint venture and identify partners and what has worked well so far

    Are you in government and policy development?

    • Understand your role in developing a robust offshore wind supply chain and infrastructure required to drive down cost and attract more developers to the market

    • Develop a collaborative and coherent strategy with industry stakeholders to boost the offshore wind market, essential for economic growth and job creation

Get the 2018 Brochure

2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors

  • Clifford Chance
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • helaba
  • innogy
  • Linklaters

Silver Sponsors

  • AON
  • damen
  • rovop
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting

Bronze Sponsors

  • OWEC
  • ProfEC Ventus

Exhibitors

  • ARUP
  • uptime
  • ZTT

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Adam Minkley

Adam Minkley

Project Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7239 (Global)
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Email: adam@newenergyupdate.com