Recent development in offshore wind in Sweden and trends in Europe

23 mars 2018

08:00 - 13.00

Bird & Bird Norrlandsgatan 15 Stockholm

The Swedish Energy Agency recently presented a study on removing the grid connection costs for offshore wind farms. What does this mean for companies looking to establish themselves on the Nordic market and investors looking to invest?

At our annual Nordic wind seminar speakers from WindEurope, the Swedish Energy Agency, Svenska Kraftnät, Sweco, Svea Vind Offshore, Svensk Vindernergi and Bird & Bird will discuss the new proposal and the offshore wind market in Sweden, including

  • The Swedish Energy Agency report on the removal of grid connection costs
  • Costs for offshore wind in the Baltic sea
  • Wind energy trends in Europe
  • Experience from offshore wind in Europe

We hope to see you!

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Program

08.00-08.30

  • Breakfast

08.30-08.35

  • Introduction and welcome Kristina Forsbacka, Senior European Counsel Bird & Bird

08.35-09.05

  • Experience from offshore wind in Europe Giles Dickson, CEO WindEurope

09.05-09.25

  • Overview of wind energy trends in Europe Sophie Dingenen, Partner Bird & Bird The Hague

09.25-09.45

  • SEA’s study on removing the net connection costs for offshore wind farms Maria Stenkvist, Swedish Energy Agency

09.45-10.05

  • SWECO's report on costs for the building  of offshore wind power in the Baltic sea Frank Krönert, Senior Consultant SWECO

10.05-10.25

  • Costs for offshore wind in the Baltic sea Mattias Wärn, CEO & Co-Founder Svea Vind Offshore

10.25-10.40

  • Coffee break

10.40-10.55

  • Legal pitfalls in off-shore wind farms in Western Europe Philip Graff, Partner Bird & Bird Copenhagen

10.55-11.10

  • Experiences from German Offshore Wind Lars Kyrberg, Counsel Bird & Bird Hamburg

11.10-11.25

  • Perspectives on offshore wind energy in Sweden Sune Strøm, Head of Wind Power Regulatory Affairs Ørsted

11.25-11.40

  • A comment from Svensk Vindenergi Beatrice Teurneau, Svensk Vindenergi

11.40-12.00

  • The views of Swedish National Grid on the Energy Agency's proposal Ulla Sandborgh, Director General Svenska Kraftnät / Swedish National Grid

12.00-12.15

  • Panel discussion

12.15

  • Lunch buffet