Floating Wind 2021

Haugesund, Norway - June 8th
Scandic Maritime Hotel Haugesund


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We are happy to announce that we will be able to run a combined physical conference and webinar on Floating Wind in Haugesund at the 8th of June 10.00 – 16.00 CET!
We have now opened for registration!

Attendance physical: NOK 1800,-   WEBINAR: FREE

At the moment there are possible with 200 physical attendees – but this could change.

Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru is holding a speech. The themes for Floating Wind 2021 are Floating Wind in European Energy Policy, Technology Development / Cost Reduction, Ports and Infrastructure, and Power to X. Full program will be launched soon.


Start: 10:00

Floating Wind in European Energy Policy

  • Welcome (Gunnar Birkeland, Chairman Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster)
  • Norwegian policy for offshore wind (Tina Bru, Minister Petroleum and Energy)
  • Offshore wind in global energy mix (Sanjeet Sanghera, BloombergNEF)
  • Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjo as next steps in developing Norwegian Offshore Wind (Arne Eik, Equinor).
  • The next Norwegian energy resource of scale (Knut Vassbotn, Deep Wind Offshore)
  • Panel debate - Moderated by Leif Johan Sevland, ONS

11:30 Break

11:50 Technology development / Cost reduction

  • Technology Progress for Floating Wind (Magnus Ebbesen DNV)
  • Flagship project and Iberdrola ambitions in floating wind (Ignacio Pantojo Titos, Iberdrola).
  • Subsea Power enabling floating wind (Vidar Strand, Baker Hughes)
  • Combining floating wind with open seas fish farming (Andreas Watle, Aker Solutions)
  • METcentre - hub for floating technology developement  (Arvid Nesse, Metcentre)
  • TwinWay project for floating wind (Niklas Hummel, Hexicon)

12:50 Lunch

13:50 Ports and infrastrucure

  • Mapping Norwegian Construction Sites (Niklas Eric Indrevær, Aker Solutions)
  • Jelsa - World largest contruction dock for floating wind. (John Stangeland, Norsea Group)
  • Nesna - Deep water construction site (Stein Espen Bøe, Westcon Helgeland)
  • Sløvåg - Deep water construction site  (Irene Kjelby Wergeland, Wergeland Group)
  • Hub for floating wind (Mark Connolly, Port of Shannon).

14:40 Break

15:00 Offshore Wind to Hydrogen

  • Offshore wind to Hydrogen in Scotland (Paul O´Brien, Deep Wind Cluster)
  • Offshore wind to Hydrogen in Ireland (Jerry Hallissey, Port of Shannon)
  • Optimal utilization of offshore wind production from “Sørlige Nordsjø II” (Are Opstad Sæbø, Greenstat).
  • Unitech Zefyros Hybrid Energy hub (Trine Halsnes, Unitech Energy)

16:00 - End

Below you will find the full conference from 2020 as a video stream:

Join us in June 2021!


Combined webinar and physical attendance

Registration for Floating Wind 2021 is now open!


Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster

Cluster Manager
mob. +47 97 59 73 84
arvid.nesse [at] offshore-wind.no

Communication Manager
mob. +47 915 917 14
fem [at] energyinnovation.no