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One-day international seminar on Offshore Wind Power Potential of Gujarat

01-02-14

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat on the 1st of February 2014 organised an international seminar on Offshore Wind Power Potential of Gujarat in association with Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL).

The FOWIND partners were involved in the designing of the workshop. WISE was the knowledge partner and the GWEC was the supporting partner for this event.  This event marked a crucial juncture in the implementation of the FOWIND project, as the tripartite agreement between GWEC, GPCL and WISE was signed here.

Several recognised national and international experts in the field of wind energy, offshore and offshore wind industry werepresent and shared their experiences from the field of offshore wind development at the event. Mr.Steve Sawyer, Secretary General GWEC, inaugurated the event. Leon Wijshoff, Senior Advisor, International Programmes Department, Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dr. S.Gomathinayagam, Executive Director of Center for Wind Energy Technology, Chennai and Dr. Andreas Reuter, Managing Director of Fraunhofer Institute of Wind Energy Systems, Germany was amongst the notable speakers at the seminar.

The day-long event focused on three main areas 1) Markets, Resources, Economics, Policy and Regulation for Offshore Wind 2) Implementation Strategy and Execution of Offshore Wind Projects and 3) Technical issues and Challenges for the Offshore Wind sector from both national as well as international markets.

For further details please visit:
http://www.pdpu.ac.in/offshorewind.html