A future outlook for wind investments in Northern Europe


Date: 23 October 2015
Time: 08.30 – 11.45 am    Venue: Bird & Bird, Norrlandsgatan 15, 10th floor, Stockholm


Welcome to a half-day seminar where we will take a closer look at the future for wind investments in Northern Europe.

The program will include:

  • Market outlook
  • Trends in Finland, Denmark and Norway
  • The tax exemption for producing your own wind power electricity in Sweden is abolished
  • Update on planned Swedish support scheme for off shore wind in a European context
  • Auctioning process - what is necessary to succeed?
  • Offshore wind - lessons learned and examples from Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands
  • Investment in offshore wind - successful set-up and risk mitigation
  • Will future investments be profitable?
  • Who will invest?

Breakfast and lunch-sandwich will be served!

Breakfast is served from 8.00 am. Sandwiches will be served after the seminar.

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The programme

The investment market in Northern Europe

  • Omid Ashrafi, Head of Infrastructure and Energy, Newsec

Trends on the Finnish wind power market

Trends on the Danish wind power market

Trends on the Norwegian wind power market

  • Trond Vernegg, Partner, Arntzen de Besche Law Firm

New Swedish support scheme for off shore wind?

  • Martin Johansson, Official at the Swedish Energy Agency and co-writer of the Agency's report on off shore wind

Offshore wind – regulatory and socio-economical lessons learned - Germany and The Netherlands as examples

Investment in offshore wind – successful set-up and risk mitigation

Changed conditions: the tax exemption for producing your own wind power electricity in Sweden is abolished

  • Kristina Forsbacka, Senior European Counsel, and Per Kristiansson, Counsel, Bird & Bird Stockholm

Strategical optimization of reduced production costs

  • Mattias Eriksson, Consultant Renewable Energy, SWECO

What factors will affect the future electricity and certificate prices and who will invest?

  • Frank Krönert, Senior Consultant, Sweco