Programme outline - EoLIS 2020
End of Life Issues Seminar 2020
19-20 November 2020 • Brussels, Belgium

Programme outline

All timings listed below are in Central European Time (CET).

The programme is updated regularly, sessions details will be fully available by the end of June.

Day 1, Thursday 19 November

Making the most of existing sites

09:00โ€“10:30 Opening Speeches
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Plenary – Unlocking repowering: solving legal and acceptance issues
12:00-13:00 Workshops Repowering in specific countries Repowering and Power-to-X Comparing country approaches to environmental impacts of repowering vs lifetime extension
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Plenary – Business models for lifetime extension
15:00-16:00 Workshops Lifetime extension: digital twins and predicting failures Lifetime extension: which sites are eligible? Decision drivers. Lifetime extension: health & safety aspects
16:00-18:00 Networking
18:00-20:00 Workshop Reception

Day 2, Friday 20 November

Optimising solutions for wind farm closures

9:00-10:00 Networking
10:00-11:00 Plenary – Decommissioning: best practices and regulatory developments
11:00-12:00 Workshops Decommissioning offshore Decommissioning: Implementing guidance documents
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Plenary – Recycling:
  • Part 1: How to design considering the life cycle assessment of all components
  • Part 2: How to achieve a sustainable production as a cross-sectoral effort
14:00-15:00 Workshops Recycling technologies Going circular: Re-use of components within Europe Going circular: Re-use of full turbines for the electrification of developing countries (second-hand markets)
15:00 End of the event