Offshore Wind Energy Forum, 14 October 2013 in Daegu, Korea




GWEC Chairman Dr. Klaus Rave will be chairing the side event at the 22nd World Energy Congress on 14 October 2013 in Daegu, Korea

The programme includes:  

A Case Study on offshore wind energy development in the UK and in Korea 

  • UK Offshore achievement and future plans - Mr. James Baell
  • Hurdles to offshore wind development in Korea and lessons learnt from UK - Dr. Rimtaig Lee

 A Panel discussion with the following topics:

  • Will offshore wind be a major contributor to the energy mix in the course of 10 to 20 years?
  • How to overcome hurdles to offshore wind world-wide?
  • How to achieve cost reduction in offshore sector?
  • Setting regulatory framework for better grid access 
  • How to make offshore projects viable or bankable?
  • Who will be the top 5 players in the offshore wind market globally in 5-10 years?

The panellists include 

Chair: Dr. Rave, Chairman of GWEC

  • Ms. Maria McCaffery, CEO of RenewableUK
  • Mr. I-raq Hong, Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Trade, Industry & Energy, National Assembly, Korea
  • Dr. Jun-Dong Kim, Deputy Minister in charge of Energy, Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Korea
  • Dr. Nam Sung Ahn, President of KETEP
  • Mr. IN-Kyu Choi, KEPCO CDO/CEO of Korea Offshore Wind Power
  • Mr. Byung-Yong, Kang, Samsung Heavy Industry SVP
  • Mr. Jurgen Kroning, EWE Managing Director, Germany
  • Dr. Rimtaig Lee, Chairman of Korea Wind Energy Industry Association

Date and time : 14 October 2013, 10:00 - 12:00 

Venue: 22nd World Energy Congress, EXCO in Daegu, Korea, 13-17 October 2013 as a side event in addition to Nuclear Forum, Gas Forum, Hydro power Forum, Day of Russia, Canadian Day and Forum on Green Energy among others.