AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition
October 7 - 8, 2014
Atlantic City Convention Center | Atlantic City, NJ
AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2014 Conference & Exhibition is the largest offshore wind energy event in North America. With projects in advanced stages of development, lease auctions in several states, and additional government funding for advanced technology demonstration projects, the U.S. offshore wind energy industry is picking up speed and momentum.
Free pre-conference webinar: Optimizing Offshore Development Plans in the U.S. Market
On September 23 at 1:00 PM ET join DNV GL for a discussion on cost reduction through design optimization. Reducing costs now – and in the long-term – is achievable. Establishing a strategy that includes design optimization can result in decreasing cost by more than 10%. DNV GL experts will share perspective and tangible examples you can apply to your development, construction, and O&M plans. Learn more >
Connect with Industry Leaders at the AWEA Booth
During the conference, attendees can stop by the AWEA booth at designated times to connect with representatives from Siemens Wind Power Americas and Alstom, who will be available to answer your questions. Also, join the University of Delaware at the AWEA booth on October 7, 3:15 - 3:45 PM ET, for the panel Transmission and Integration into PJM.
Opening General Session Speaker
President & CEO
National Wildlife Federation
Collin O’Mara joined National Wildlife Federation, America’s oldest and largest wildlife conservation and education organization, as President and CEO on July 7, 2014. Full bio >
Closing General Session: DOE Advanced Technology Demonstration Project Initiative
Earlier this year at WINDPOWER 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced which offshore projects would proceed to Phase 2 of the Offshore Wind Advanced Technology Demonstration: Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm, Principle Power Windfloat, and Dominion Virginia Power. Senior representatives from each organization have joined AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2014 Conference & Exhibition to discuss the initiative and the progress of offshore wind energy in the United States.
What to Expect
Each year our conference draws hundreds of attendees and dozens of exhibitors. You’ll have premier networking opportunities, two days of education covering all corners of the industry, and access to the developers necessary to get your projects off the ground. Don't get left behind as the industry and the players move forward.
- Embryonic no more: U.S. offshore wind industry gaining momentum
- Report: Atlantic offshore wind power is 'within reach'
- Offshore wind power takes another big step forward in Massachusetts
- Massachusetts and Department of Interior look to offshore
- Major milestones achieved
- New power off-take mechanisms
- Investment in research and development
- Looking ahead