European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition 2004

“The European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition is the essential meeting point for the international wind energy sector. The 2004 event had 255 exhibiting companies, and a total attendance of over 4200 people from 44 countries, making it Europe's premier wind energy event. ”
Antoni Martínez, Conference Chairman and CEO Ecotecnia, Spain.

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Wind energy is now world-scale

Over 4200 participants from 44 countries attended the four-day 2004 European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition. 255 companies exhibited, 220 speakers and chairmen made presentations in 40 scientific, technical, business and policy sessions alongside over 300 poster presentations.

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Conference programme


The programme included over 180 speakers and 320 visual presentations in 40 separate business, technical, scientific, and policy sessions and workshops.

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Patricia Hewitt, UK Secretary of State opened the conference

Patricia Hewitt, UK Secretary of State at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), opened the conference and the following key political figures also made presentations:

  • Magareta Wolf, State Secretary, Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety, Germany
  • Jacek Piechota, Secretary of State, Ministry for the Economy, Labour and Social Policy, Poland
  • Mike O'Brien, Energy Minister, UK

A2SEA Offshore Vessel and Vestas turbine: 23rd– 25th November

2004 EWEC Technical visits

The MV OCEAN ADY vessel was moored to the HMS Belfast, next to Tower Bridge, in Central London for the duration of the conference and carried a Vestas V90-3.0 MW nacelle and blades. This is a purpose built (converted) A2SEA vessel...

Over 255 companies booked

The Exhibition took place in Halls 1&2 at Wembley with a total floor space of over 10.000 sqm. These halls and all the conference rooms are located within the same building (less than 5mins walk from each other) facilitating a fully integrated event and greater networking opportunities.

Supporting organisations

British Wind Energy Association

DTI Renewables

European Academy of Wind Energy
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