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Is Wind O&M Dallas 2019 Right for You?

The purpose of the 11th annual Wind O&M Dallas conference and exhibition is to bring together the US’ asset owner/operator community to present and share real insights into current and future operations and maintenance activities through the presentation of case studies and discussion. The core of the agenda involves key decision makers from a wide range of North American asset owners, investors and operators along with selected members of the supply chain who are producing the most innovative solutions to the challenges of O&M.

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Watch here to hear from Dallas Attendees

Recent registrations from:

  • xcel-energy
  • pattern-energy
  • Lincoln-Clean-Energy
  • Novatus-Energy
  • AES
  • Akuo Energy
  • Acciona Energy
  • Winergy
  • Prestone
  • Gearbox Express
  • Voltalia
  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Nextera Energy
  • APEX Clean Energy
  • Angstrom Energy Solutions

Headline Speakers Confirmed for 2019

  • Jorge Villalobos
    Shell New Energies
    Jorge Villalobos General Manager of Operations (Wind/Solar)
    Shell New Energies
  • Andrea Bianco
    Andrea Bianco Director, Energy Storage Technology Solutions
  • Jeffrey Wehner
    Duke Energy Corporation
    Jeffrey Wehner Vice President of Renewables
    Duke Energy Corporation
  • Jason Allen
    Leeward Renewable Energy
    Jason Allen Chief Operations Officer
    Leeward Renewable Energy
  • Dana Herrera
    Shell New Energies
    Dana Herrera General Manager of Asset Management
    Shell New Energies
  • Gerrud Wallaert
    Gerrud Wallaert Senior Vice President Engineering
  • Brad Purtell
    Brad Purtell Director Services Business Development (Former Director, Wind Operations Support)
  • Jörg Beland
    BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC
    Jörg Beland Vice President of Operations
    BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC
  • Max Meyer
    E.ON Climate and Renewables
    Max Meyer BOP Site Supervisor, South Plains Wind Energy
    E.ON Climate and Renewables
  • John Gibson
    John Gibson Vice President of Operations
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Confirmed Names for 2019 Include:

  • GE-Renewable-Energy
    Leeward Energy
  • Clearway
    Liberty Power
  • Eurus-Energy
    CPS Energy
    EDF Renewables
  • xcel
    Duke Energy
    Excelsior Capital
  • Novatus

Confirmed Job Titles at Dallas 2019:

Job title Company
Regional Manager Alterra Power USA Corp
Marketing Tech Safety Lines
Director Certrec
Vice President - Sales & Operations - North America Gram & Juhl
Senior Manager Wind Gears NGC Renewables
Communications Manager Timken
Renewable Energy Asset Manager - Wind & Solar EDF-RE
COO Leeward Renewable Energy
Chief Executive Officer Leeward Renewable Energy
General Manager Shell New Energies
General Manager of Operations Shell New Energies
Director E.ON
Vice President Duke Energy Renewables
Director, Business Development Invenergy
Vice President - Operations BayWa r.e. Wind, LLC
Vice President - Operations Goldwind USA Inc
Business Development Manager Bazefield
Sales Manager - North America AMSOIL
V.P. Operations Res-Americas
V.P. Business Development Res-Americas
Marketing Professional Flender Winergy
VP, Business Development Groupe Robert Inc.
VP, Operations Liberty Power
Senior Director of Operations US Innogy Renewables US LLC
Managing Director Excelsior Energy Capital
BOP Site Supervisor EON Energy Services
Stella Wind Site Supervisor E.ON Climate & Renewables
Vice President - Regional Operations E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
Head of Business Development G- Cube
CEO – US Operations Danish Wind Power Academy Americas
CEO Danish Wind Power Academy
Head of Analytics - Energy Storage Lockheed Martin Energy
Vice President - Sales & Operations - North America Gram & Juhl
Partner MAKE Consulting
Vice President of Operations Goldwind Americas
Director Site Operations Apex Clean Energy
Lead Solution Architect Bazefield
Storage Engineer Invenergy
Director, Business Development World Wind & Solar
Renewables Project Engineer Invenergy
Wind Site Manager NextEra Energy
Regional Operations Manager, Alterra Power Corp. Alterra Power USA Corp
VP Operations EON Energy Services
CEO NEM Solutions
Vice President - Operations Liftra USA, Inc.
General Manager WindCom Services
Industry Manager Phoenix Contact
TBC Optima
Regional Operations Manager Enel Green Power
Technology Manager - Energy Storage Black & Veatch - Power | Energy Storage
GE Services Commercialization GE International Inc
Director of Operations Leeward Energy
Supervisor - Wind Operations Northwind Solutions
Director - Operations Northwind Solutions
Project Manager, Development NextEra Energy
Director, Renewable Development NextEra Energy
Marketing Coordinator Svendborg Brakes ApS
Chief Operations Officer CPS Energy
Wind Asset Manager PGE
EVP Technical EDP Renewables
Executive Assistant SEMIKRON Inc.
Owner/President Optimum Rope Access Solutions
Safety Director Apex Clean Energy
Key Account Manager James Walker
President and CEO
Digital Media & PR Coordinator Swinerton Renewable Energy
O&M Director, Western Region Engie
President / General Manager Sycamore Specialized Carriers
CFO Pronto Solutions Inc
Marketing Manager Romax InSight
Director Navigant
Sales Representative PSI Repair Services, Inc.
Account Manager – Wind Operations PSI Repair Services Inc
O&M Manager Voltalia
President 3S Americas
Chief Financial Officer Gearbox Express
CEO Gearbox Express
Partner Performance Composites FS
Sales Engineer Gearbox Express
Key Account Manager Fuchs Lubricants
Sr. Asset Manager BayWa r.e. Wind
Wind Power Application Manager Mersen USA
Asset Manager Loraine Windpark Project, LLC
Sales Manager Flender-Winergy
Attorney Dorsey & Whitney
VP Engineering E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
VP Engineering Romax InSight
VP Technology and Asset Management Apex Wind Energy
BOP Lead AES Wind Generation
President & CEO Angstrom Energy Solutions
Director of Outside Services Duke Energy Renewables
Director - Business Development Harvest Energy Services
Enterprise Manager and Interim Operations Manager NGC Transmission Equipment
Director, Renewables North America IHS Markit
Technical Director Elawan
Director Power Operations US Enbridge
President GlidePath
Sr. Technical Leader EPRI
Manager Atonometrics
TBC Gearbox Express
Business development TECHEOL inc.
Service Sales Winergy/Flender Corporation
Director 3S Americas
Head of Global Wind Services Voltalia
Service Sales Flender - Winergy
Technical Sales Manager 3S Americas
Senior Manager MaxGen Energy Services
Director Acciona Energy
Senior Procurement Specialist Acciona Energy
Director Akuo Energy
Asset Manager Akuo Energy
Site Asset Manager Akuo Energy
Vice President Technology Prestone Products
Business Development Manager Prestone Products
Facility Planner The AES Corporation
Asset Manager Leeward Energy
Purchasing Manager Leeward Energy
Asset Manager Leeward Energy
Director of Operations Zanet Energy Solutions
Manager Operations Brookfield Renewable
Regional Wind Site Manager NextEra Energy
Wind Regional General Manager NextEra Energy
VP Operations Clearway Energy
GM Wind Clearway Energy
Senior GM Renewable Clearway Energy
Assistant VP Commercial Management Eurus Energy
VP Operations and Asset Management Eurus Energy
Assistant VP Operations Eurus Energy
Business Development Manager, Services Duke Energy Renewables
Sales Manager EDF Renewable Services
O&M Business Development Manager EDF Renewable Energy
O&M Senior Business Development Manager EDF Renewables
Director, Energy Supply Business Area Finance Xcel Energy
Wind Farm Plant Manager Xcel Energy
Wind Turbine Engineer Xcel Energy
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A legacy of attracting exceptional new insights

Dallas has, for the past 10 years, focused heavily on ensuring that we bring you the very latest in both cutting edge trends as well as exceptional peer insights, best practice and lessons learned. As a result, our 11th edition features our most ambitious agenda to date with more sessions than ever before set to challenge conventional thinking towards lowering LCOE, increasing AEP and boosting wind and solar profitability. Check out some of the most exciting new sessions below.

Executive Asset Owner Panel: Wind & Solar Operational Optimization
  • Hear from key utilities, asset owners and IPPs on their operational goals for wind and solar assets
  • Assess the vast operational successes/ gains made nationwide and lessons learned along the way
  • Identify any pain points in existing operational delivery from the top and where optimization is most needed
  • Explore executive-level insights in to optimization strategies to address those pain point, plus input from the audience

Leeward Renewable Energy Jason Allen Chief Operations Officer Leeward Renewable Energy

Shell New Energies Jorge Villalobos General Manager of Operations (Wind/Solar) Shell New Energies

E.ON Gerrud Wallaert Senior Vice President Engineering E.ON

Duke Energy Jeff Wehner Vice President Renewables Duke Energy

Multi Stakeholder Panel: High-Level Budget Prioritization Across Wind Assets
  • Establishing a clear and standardized contingency plan for unplanned major component failures
  • Getting buy in from the field to “do more with less”
  • Investment in the latest technologies for leaner O&M teams, remote inspection and predictive maintenance

Shell New Energies Dana Herrera General Manager - Asset Management Shell New Energies

BlackRock David Smith Director, Asset Management Asia & North America BlackRock

GoldwindGoldwind John Gibson Vice President of Operations Goldwind

Wood MacKenzie Power and Renewables [Moderator] Dan Shreve Partner Wood MacKenzie Power and Renewables

Energy Storage for Renewables Overview - What’s in it For Me?
  • Understand the evolving renewables market’s increasing need for storage
  • Understand the different types of energy storage technologies available and their applications (energy vs power)
  • Find out “what’s in it for me” across technical, corporate and commercial O&M roles and how this may affect day-to-day operations and budget
  • Assess the cost of storage projects, transmission lines and operational application
  • Explore the top challenges being met and overcome by energy storage early adopters both in the office and the field

Lockheed Martin Energy Caleb Waugh Head of Analytics - Energy Storage Lockheed Martin Energy

Manufacturers Share Strategies for Improved Blade Quality & Lower Cost O&M
  • Hear the latest in manufacturing advancements to improve blade quality, reliability
  • Learn about the potential for failsafe manufacturing and new automated processes
  • Assess how these innovations could dramatically improve your O&M bottom line and asset management capabilities

Enbridge [MODERATOR] Rob Jozwiak Director, Power Operations US Enbridge

Work in this space and wish to join this panel? Email Ben Moss at for more info

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Wind Owners Asked For Enhanced Networking Features:

On the back of an incredibly successful 2018 event, we spoke to major executives from utilities, IPPs, developers and OEMs to find out what they need to be successful in 2019. As a result, we’re excited to include these new changes...

Asset Owner Passes:

Owner passes, and referrals programs to ensure that wind owners can bring key decision makers from across departments and fields of expertise. As a result, we have a record number of attendees from niche backgrounds in gearboxes, drivetrain, blades, inspections, asset management and BOP!

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Add-on Activities:

Make this your 2019 destination networking event: Add the “Sightseeing & Dinner” option after booking to benefit from intimate networking as you bus around Dallas with other attendees, your personal guide and stop along the way at Dallas’ best restaurants for all-American cocktails, starters and main dishes (April 16th)

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Peer-to-peer Roundtables & Troubleshooting:

Engage, compare and advise your peers from across the global wind operations industry on key topics to ensure you can flesh out key challenges and uncover previously hidden solutions.

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Lead Retrieval Tools for Exhibitors:

To ensure that the latest innovations are seen by the decision makers that matter most, we’ve given all exhibitors the opportunity to collect key customer and prospective client information using a dedicated lead retrieval service.

Find out how to exhibit here

THE Destination Event for the U.S. Wind Ownership and O&M Communities

  • Orange Renewable

    "[Dallas 2018] provided excellent opportunity to interact with Wind professionals"

    - Orange Renewable
  • Poseidon Energia Renovable

    "This event exceeded my expectations in providing not only a great networking opportunity, but truly leading insights on the state of wind and how it impacts aging sites"

    - Poseidon Energia Renovable
  • Elawan

    "Great Opportunity to feel the pulse of the Industry"

    - Elawan
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Got a question? Get in touch below!

Ben Moss

Ben Moss

Project Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7537 (Global)

Grace Cooper

Grace Cooper

Commercial Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7504 (Global)

Dovile Kantauskaite

Dovile Kantauskaite

Head of Delegate Registrations
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 4334 (Global)

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Diamond Sponsor

  • NGC Transmission & Equipment

Silver Sponsors

  • BazeField As
  • eon
  • GE

Bronze Sponsors

  • Goldwind
  • Gram & Juhl
  • NEM Solutions
  • Onyx
  • Optima Systems
  • Tech Safety Lines
  • Timken
  • Windcom

Wi-Fi Sponsor


Media Partners

  • Energy Acuity (EA)
  • InDepth
  • Renewables Now
  • reNEWS
  • Spares in Motion
  • Wind Energy Network

Wind Operations Dallas is organised by New Energy Update which is part of FCBI Energy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales - Company registered number 09823824 - 7-9 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX, UK
Sponsorship / Exhibition Enquiries:
+44 207 375 7504

Delegates / General Enquiries:
+44 (0) 20 7375 7537