Wind Energy Update: Massive crowds set to attend Wind O&M Summit USA 2013

Wind Energy Update have announced that next week’s Wind EnergyO&M Summit USA 2013 Conference & Exhibition [April 8-10, Dallas, TX, USA] is set to see a huge number of delegates, speakers and exhibitors converge at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Texas to reveal how to optimize farm yield and thus maximize revenue.  [].

Over the past five yearsthe Wind O&M Summit has evolved in sync with the changing business demands of the North American wind owner and operatorto become the becomeworld’s largest and most influential forum to exclusively serve the Wind O&M industry. This year will see over 300 senior level conference delegates assemble to hear over50 industry leaders speak over three days on the most performance criticalissues andshape strategy. In addition, more than 25companies will take to the exhibition floor to showcase the next generation of innovative data collection, analysis, mechanical and health and safety solutions.

Wind EnergyUpdate’sManaging Director, Jon Harman stated, “There is a real sense of buoyancy and buzz around the industry right now. Without doubt O&M has become the focus of the wind sector right now”. He added, “Farm operators are placing yield extraction at the forefront of their strategy and with high-profile solution launches from the likes of Vestas atthis year’s event, the Wind O&M SummitDallas is set to reflect the very cutting edge of innovation”.

Here is a flavor of what to expect at Wind O&M Dallas 2013:

Over 50 Industry pioneer speakers including:

Gerrud Wallaert, VP of Regional Operation – Midwest/Northeast, E.ON Climate & Renewables

Mike Peck. Director Asset Management, EDP Renewables

Tracy Jarvis, General Manager Buffalo Wind Farm, AES Wind Generation

Jimmy Brokenshire, Wind Manager, Duke Energy

Joe Hecker, Safety Consultant, Duke Energy

Ej Martin, VP Operations, Firstwind

Judah Moseson, Director Technical Services, Infigen Energy

Chris Kalinovich, Senior Control Systems Engineer, Transalta

Ryan McGraw, Head of Asset Management, Orion Renewable Energy Group

Kurt Christensen, O&M Business Development, EDF Renewable Service

Grayling Vander Velde, Principal Safety Specialist, NextEra Energy Resources

To see the full speaker line-upclick here-

6of the most critical issues addressed:

Over 25 business focused sessions will allow delegates to build a bespoke conference agenda that tackles their specific business challenges.

POST WARRANTY O&M: Define and settle on an EOW strategy to successfully manage your fleet on time and within budget

DATA MODELLING TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE: Analyse past performance data to predict future operation success and pre-empt loss of power generation

SPARE PART SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: Focus on forging relationships with key component suppliers to successfully manage your project in a post-warranty environment

MAJOR COMPONENT REPAIRS: Hear case studies on how major operators have successfully managed gearbox failure and essential blade repairs while minimising downtime

FLEET PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT: Get information on methods to improve the performance of your entire fleet by modifying your electrical controls – not just single turbines

YIELD OPTIMIZATION:  Increase power generated by learning how to modify and improve turbine performance while reducing OPEX

Last few tickets remain: Register your place now

Register via the secure link to book your place amongst the who’s who ofWind EnergyO&M decision makers at Wind O&M Dallas 2013:

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