Benj Sykes: Why offshore wind will be central to delivering a green economic recovery

Benj Sykes: Why offshore wind will be central to delivering a green economic recovery

In our offshore wind webinar “Keeping our eye on the long-term prize” on 13th May 2020, Benj Sykes, Vice President, UK Offshore. Head of UK Market Development, Consenting & External Affairs, Ørsted delivered a presentation on how offshore wind will be central to our economic recovery.

Benj’s discussion focused on unlocking the full potential of ocean-based renewable energy. However, the pandemic presents huge challenges to society and the global economy but has generally showed the need to prepare well for existential risks to society.

Want to find out what the challenges are and how we can overcome them?

You can watch the full webinar here for free and see what Benj had to say about keeping our eye on the prize, along with our other expert panellists.

What is covered in the discussion?

  • Why offshore wind will be central to delivering a green economic recovery, in the UK and in coastal states globally
  • OREAC’s aim is to accelerate the take-up of offshore wind in new markets, taking lessons learned from established and exemplar markets such as the UK
  • A cornerstone of our sector’s success has been the ability to collaborate effectively and we must take these successes globally, building on the UK’s achievements over the last 15 years

For a sneak peek of Benj’s discussion, please download the attached slides.

B Sykes slides – Offshore wind webinar AE May20

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