Wind Energy Finance Forum at EWEC

Wednesday 21 April 2010

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EWEC 2010, Europe’s premier wind energy conference, held for the third time a Wind Energy Finance Forum in parallel to the traditional policy, science and technology sessions. This dedicated forum was designed by experts with practical experience in wind energy financing and investment.

Wind Energy Finance Forum, took place during EWEC 2010. It included presentations by the key players from across Europe and moderated discussions on the most important issues. This forum gave delegates the latest information on a wide range of finance topics.

Download the Wind Energy Finance Forum brochure (PDF - 395kb)


Wind energy’s continued growth

At a time of global economic decline, the wind industry continues to grow, attracting new investment, delivering thousands of green collar jobs and helping build a new renewable energy economy. Annual investment in wind power currently stands at €10 billion and is expected to reach €17 billion by 2020.

What will be discussed?

  • Capital sources, costs and prospects
  • Financing the supply chain
  • Project finance
  • Bankability and risk assessment

Who will be there?

  • Financing experts
  • Project developers
  • Senior industry players
  • Policy makers from EU, national and local level
  • Banks
  • Investors
  • International financial institutions

Why attend?

With over 7000 wind energy professionals expected to gather for the five day conference and exhibition, EWEC 2010 offers a unique opportunity for finance and business professionals to engage in dialogue and address the key issues involved in financing, insuring and assessing the value of wind energy developments.

  • Build a credible portfolio of contacts with key decision makers
  • Meet the key players in the industry – the right people, in the right place, at the right time
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the industry and its key issues
  • Discover the leading projects and companies at the exhibition

Andrew Perkins, Partner, Energy and Environmental Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst and Young LLP, UK

"The EWEC finance forum always provides a great platform for financiers to discuss the key issues. In particular, the discussions around financing the supply chain will provide useful insight into how this fast growing sub-sector expects to finance itself over the coming years."
Andrew Perkins, Partner, Energy and Environmental Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst & Young LLP, UK

William Young, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, UK

"I expect the finance forum at EWEC 2010 to be a first rate event - an information pool and forward thinking guide to business over the next year, a year in which capital availability, costs and investment volumes will be so crucial for continued growth."
William Young, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, UK



"... a stimulating encouragement to wind energy research"
Durham University, UK