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Announcing the North Carolina Wind Energy Supply Chain Workshop [Onshore and Offshore]

Posted on: June 21st, 2012 by shannon No Comments

This workshop has been created for those who want to learn about current market trends and supply chain opportunities in the wind energy industry.  The workshop presenters have toured the world’s largest OEMs, both here and in Europe, interviewed wind farm developers and general contractors, and have condensed the findings into this focused educational program.

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2012   9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Raleigh, North Carolina

Registration Fee: $50

Includes Lunch and Beverages

 

Who Should Attend:

Manufacturers interested in exploring new market opportunities who operate a foundry, forge,  machine shop, composites or fabricating plant, or for those who operate a factory that produces power electronics, control systems, hydraulics, composites, fasteners, brakes, blades, nacelles, or supplemental equipment for the wind industry such as ladders, elevators, hoists, fire-suppression, lighting, or meteorological equipment.

 

Workshop Topics:

• How extensive is this industry and what are the trends?

• What is the supply chain structure for wind turbine parts?

• What are the industry sector lessons for fabrication and machining, composites and electrical?

• What are the offshore and onshore opportunities for North Carolina manufacturers?

• Where does a company get more information fast?

 

Register here

 

Download event flyer

 

For questions: Buster Knox, buster_knox@ncsu.edu, 704.589.0822

Sponsors include: The N.C. Solar Center, Industrial Extension Services at N.C . State University, BlueGreen Alliance Foundation, Clean Energy Manufacturing Center, GLWN.org, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition, N.C. Sustainable Energy Association.