EU-Project PROMOTioN: Mid-term Conference on 6 June 2018 in Amsterdam

The EU-funded project PROMOTioN, in which the Foundation OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY is a project partner, will host its mid-term conference “PROMOTioN – Shaping a meshed HVDC offshore grid for the Northern Seas - First findings on grid concepts, technological innovations and barriers ” on 6 June 2018 in Amsterdam. The conference will give representatives from politics and industry the opportunity to discuss the project’s interim results. The PROMOTioN project analyzes potential positive effects of an implementation of a meshed offshore HVDC transmission network.

During the conference’s opening session Giles Dickson (CEO WindEurope) and Ben Voorhorst (President ENTSO-O) and others will discuss challenges and chances of a meshed offshore grid and the importance of PROMOTioN with representatives from the European Commission and the energy sector. In different workshops the participants will then discuss technical and regulatory interim results, as well as future challenges of the project. PROMOTioN‘s 35 project partners come from 11 European countries and consist of manufacturers, grid operators, wind park operators, investors, as well as representatives from academia and the non-profit sector.

The Foundation OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY is mainly responsible for project communication and stakeholder management within PROMOTioN and is also in charge of organizing the mid-term conference in Amsterdam.

> More information on the conference agenda and registration can be found here