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Making the wind energy supply chain more sustainable, efficient and resilient

Supply chain, logistics and O&M on land and at sea

When: Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 16:30 - 17:45
Where: G105

Session description

This session will open the 'supply chain, logistics and O&M' stream of sessions by providing an update on the state of the wind supply chain, with a specific look at the position of SMEs and then explore possible ways of improving the way the supply chain operates both in terms of efficiency and sustainability.

Learning objectives

  1. How can OEMs and SMEs cooperate better to achieve the common goal of lower cost of energy?
  2. What will determine the success or failure of an SME supplier in the future
  3. The future strategy of an SME: Acquisition, merger, specialisation, organic growth – or all of the above?

Session chair

Christian Kjaer
CEO, Danish Wind Turbine Owners Association


Trends in the wind energy supply chain

Deepak Chinnapa
Senior Consultant , MAKE Consulting

A suppliers’ perspective on the wind supply chain

Raul Gil
COO , Prysmian PowerLink

Benefits of a lean supply chain: insights from the LeanWind project

Jimmy Murphy
LEANWIND Coordinator, LeanWind Project

A joint wind industry approach to supply chain sustainability: How can OEMs help players in the supply chain to be more sustainable (while simplifying procedures)?

Olivier Aubert
Vice President QSE, Sourcing / Leader, Vestas Wind Systems / WindEurope Task Force on Supply Chain Sustainability

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