Reuters Events Launches Floating Wind Executive Summit in San Francisco in November

Reuters Events will launch a new conference: Floating Wind USA, taking place November 8-9 at the Kabuki Hotel in San Francisco. The two-day summit will bring together senior leaders from the public and private sectors to deliver up to 4.6 GW of floating wind power off the Pacific Ocean by 2030.

Representatives from Bluefloat Energy, Castle Wind, California Energy Commission, BOEM and Orsted are among more than 40 speakers at the event.

“With major expansion projects and new lease areas across the Pacific, the floating wind opportunity has never been greater,” said Diana Dropol, project manager for Floating Wind USA at Reuters. Events. “We encourage all pillars of the supply chain to join America’s most influential floating offshore wind event to find partners, win contracts and seize opportunities.”

The four key content pillars discussed at the conference include:

  • Launching Projects – Developing California’s First Floating Wind Farms in Morro Bay and Humboldt and Accelerating Permitting and Auctioning
  • Network Connectivity – Transmission and Interconnection Planning and Coordination
  • Investing in floating wind – The context of managing project risk and determining how to generate a return on investment in floating wind
  • Port Infrastructure and Supply Chain – Addressing the Challenges of Local Content Requirements

The executive conference brochure is available for download here.


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