Maryland Tours Successful Offshore Wind Operations in Europe
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MARYLAND ENERGY ADMINISTRATION
MEA's Acting Director, Abigail Ross Hopper joined the
Maryland Business Coalition for Offshore Wind and the Maryland Port Administration
for 10 day tour of Denmark and Germany's offshore wind industry. Highlights of
the tour include meeting with State energy officials, port infrastructure tours
and attending Windforce 2013 in Bremerhaven, Germany. Windforce 2013 is the
world's largest offshore wind energy conference and MEA is proud to be a part
of the excitement!
Please join us for the next Maryland offshore wind event,
"Lessons Learned from Europe," on June 18th, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. at the World Trade Center, (401 E Pratt St., Baltimore) in the
Constellation Room. This session will include debriefs by Joe Greco of the
Maryland Port Administration; Ross Tyler of the Maryland Energy Administration;
and Liz Burdock, Executive Director of BizMDOSW regarding their recent offshore
wind study tour to Aberdeen, Scotland; Port Esbjerg, Denmark; and Bremerhaven,
Germany. It will feature findings and observations from the Offshore Wind Port
Infrastructure Conference, the UK All Energy 2013 Conference, and Windforce
2013 Conference as well as meetings with State officials, European offshore
wind businesses and facilities. As a follow-up from the April 4th Offshore Wind
Supply Chain Forum: Offshore Wind=Onshore Jobs, Andrew Gohn of the Maryland
Energy Administration will present a timeline for the Maryland OSW project.
This event is free and sponsored by the Maryland Port
Administration, Maryland Energy Administration, Town Creek Foundation and
Advanced Energy Economy.
Please RSVP before Friday, June 14, 2013. We look forward to seeing you!
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