Doing Business in France

Event Date: Friday September 21, 2018
Event Time: 8am-10am
Event Venue: Boardroom, OrbisEnergy, Wilde Street, Lowestoft, NR32 1XH

Hear about the latest news from the French offshore wind sector.

France has the second wind resource in Europe after the UK and an estimated capacity totalling 220 GW for both fixed and floating. The first turbine was inaugurated in October and procurement for commercial fixed farms is ongoing.

In this session we will take a look at the sector potential and government framework to give you an understanding of the background. Then we will look at where the projects stand and who the key players are, highlighting business opportunities in the process. Finally we will review upcoming events and next steps to develop a foot print in the market.

Mia Barclay, Renewable Energies TradeBusiness Development Manager for DIT France will present and take your questions.

Please register by clicking HERE

We look forward to seeing you there.

In partnership with the Department for International Trade. 


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The Team

Katie Snell

Having worked within the property department for 9 years, I have had the pleasure of working within the majority of the Nwes sites in the Norfolk and Waveney area. For the last 2.5 years I have been based at OrbisEnergy and more recently as Senior Coordinator overlooking the renewable hub and team.

Devon Mills

Devon has joined the team at OrbisEnergy as an Administration Coordinator in November 2014 and more recently a Centre Coordinator in January 2016. Having previously worked within various customer service roles she is pleased to be able to apply her skills and knowledge to her position at OrbisEnergy.

She is keen to build a strong understanding within the Offshore Renewable industry, whilst being able to develop a good mind for business and sales.

Johnathan Reynolds

Johnathan is responsible for all aspects of business and supply chain development for the flagship innovation and incubation centre for offshore renewables in the east of England, OrbisEnergy.

Matthew Holden

Matt’s role is Technical Support Manager, his main duty is leading the European Clusters for Offshore Wind Servicing Project (ECOWindS, on behalf of Nwes. In addition to ECOWindS Matt’s role is provide support for the property team and to carry out specific project work.

John Balch

John is Managing Director of Nautilus, Director of Nwes and Hub Director of OrbisEnergy and Beacon Innovation Centre. He is a mechanical engineer and has broad experience gained over 40 years in the international offshore industry.

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