2021 Global Offshore Wind Energy Video Series With A Word About Wind


Following two years of record-breaking growth driven by investors, developers and governments around the world, the offshore wind sector is now front and center in the global energy transition. Learn what’s coming next with our 2021 Offshore Wind Energy Report, along with perspectives from market leaders across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific in this video series created in partnership with A Word About Wind, the world’s largest community for people working on the financial side of the global wind sector.

Global Offshore Wind in the U.S.:

In the first of these three interviews, Lars Thaaning Pedersen, Co-CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners, discusses the growth of U.S. offshore wind with Paul Zarnowiecki, Partner, Energy & Infrastructure, Renewable Energy at Orrick.

Global Offshore Wind in the US

Key topics include:

  • Growing momentum under President Biden
  • Huge interest from the financial community
  • Emergence of the U.S. offshore supply chain
  • COP’s plans for Europe and Asia-Pacific

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Global Offshore Wind in Europe:

In the second interview in this series, Clement Weber, founder and director of Green Giraffe and Orrick partner Ravinder Sandhu discuss the energy islands in the European offshore wind industry.

Global Offshore Wind in Europe

Specific topics include:

  • Importance of energy islands
  • Collaboration between European countries and, separately, the supply chain
  • Financing market’s approach to energy islands

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Global Offshore Wind in Asia Pacific:

In the last interview of this series, Shilei Huang, Director of Project Finance, Power and Renewables at MUFG and Orrick partner Adam Smith discuss the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind in Taiwan and Korea.

Global Offshore Wind in Asia Pacific

Specific topics include:

  • Auctions and local content in Taiwan
  • PPA demands of corporate off-takers
  • Emerging opportunities in Korea
  • Potential for floating wind in APAC

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