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WindEurope Conference & Exhibition

The International “WindEurope Conference and Exhibition” is going to take place in the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC) during the 2nd, 3rd, 4th April. The Basque Energy Cluster is preparing together with the EVE the join participation of Basque enterprises under the trademarked “Wind Energy Basque Country”. The Basque pavilion will be constituted by more than 40 enterprises and organizations, where they will show their capabilities as well as their last improvements in a joint space of 700m2 located in the main hall.

The “Wind Energy Basque Country” stand group together among the 2nd and 4th April the different technological and industrial Basque capabilities. The Basque pavilion will be formed by more than 40 enterprises and organizations: HINE, ANTEC, BIMEP, PROTECTTION, HWS TOWERS, INCOMIMEX, ERREKA, ALERION, GUREAK ENERGY, GLUAL, EUSKALFORGING, LAULAGUN BEARINGS, HAIZEA WIND, SUPRA SYSTEMS, INTZA, TRAFAG, KIMUA, MUGAPE, IK4 IKERLAN, TECNALIA, GALEA, AEROBLADE, TEXAS CONTROLS, JAURE, UPV/EHU, NAUTILUS, NAVACEL, HIDRAMAR, SENER, VICINAY MARINE, UNIPORT, ORMAZABAL, SAITEC OFFSHORE, FORO MARITIMO VASCO, AUTORIDAD PORTUARIA BILBAO, EGAMASTER, XUBI-RENOGEAR, EICKHOFF, INDUSTRIAS FERRI and ANALÍSIS Y SIMULACIÓN. The Basque Energy Agency (EVE) and the Basque Energy Cluster as copromotes of the stand will also have their own space to promote the different capabilities of the wind energy value chain, as well as the public-private collaboration within the energy sector in the Basque County.

It is expected the assistance of more than 7000 people originating from the whole world. Likewise, the event will focus on both onshore and offshore wind energy, which will be of interest for the different players within the wind energy. For more information consult on the following link.

From the Basque Energy Cluster we want to leverage the great international impact that it will have the “WindEurope Conference & Exhibition” through the realization of different conferences and activities that will promote the better understanding of the onshore and offshore wind energy.


One of the main activities that are going to take place during the whole conference will be the WindTalks, which are organizing in collaboration with the EVE. This activity is based on the talks organization in which different Basque companies will participate together with experts about each topic regarding the following issues: 

  • Life Extension & Repowering
  • Digitalization & Remote Monitoring
  • New Concepts for Offshore Wind Development

The talks will be last approximately 20 minutes and will be held at the EVE stand. In them, it will be count on experts collaboration on wind energy from the companies associated with the Cluster such as AEROBLADE, ALERION, NAUTILUS, NEM SOLUTIONS, TECNALIA or IK4 IKERLAN.


> DWEA Event - Maintenance & Life Extension 

Another activity that we are co-organizing with the Danish Wind Energy Association is a journey arond new trends in the maintenance and extension of life, in which we will have the participation of IBERDROLASIEMENS-GAMESAACCIONAENELLIFTRA and NEM SOLUTIONS.

The events is going to take place 1st April in the Bilbao Exhibition Center 5th floor. The main purpose of the event is to create a platform for the exchange of networks and knowledge among the principal enterprises and main Spanish players in the wind market, as well as the Danish one. During the day, selveral talks are going to take place on diferent topics such as: the maintenance of multi-technology or bussiness digitalization, among others.  

Regarding the attendance of the event, point out that is exclusive for the members of the Basque Energy Cluster. 


> Industrial Routes 

Another key activity that the Basque Energy Cluster is organizing, in collaboration with the AEE, are the organized routes among some of our associated companies that will take place on 1st April. The called routes or “tours” will be three: the first one will be PUERTO DE BILBAOHAIZEA WIND and SIEMENS-GAMESA; the second will be TECNALIA and ORMAZABAL; and the third one WINDBOXIK4 TEKNIKER and ALERION.

The price is €50, and the registration will be formalized in order of arrival (first come first serve) with a maximum capacity of 20 people per group. The Agenda for each of these industrial routes is available on WindEurope website. windeurope.org/confex2019/networking/site-visits/


> NORWEP Event 

From the Energy Basque Cluster, we are coorganizing together with NORWEP (Norwegain Energy Partners) and the Norwegain Embassy, a cocktail which will take place on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7:00 pm at Carton Hotel (Plaza Federico Moyúa, 2, Bilbao).

The Norwegian delegation will be led by the Minister of Energy and will have representatives of EQUINOR, as well as of the rest of the Norwegain wind value chain. The Basque Country will be represented by the Minister of Industry of the Basque Government, Javier Zarraonaindia. Moreover, the Norwegian embassy has invited another relevant entities of the sector, having already confirmed their attendance representatives of Ørsted, MHI Vestas and Nexans, among others. 

Regarding the attendance of the event, point out that is excluse and in with limited places.



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