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China has now overtaken the UK as the country with the world’s largest installed offshore wind capacity. This was after installing a whopping 3.6 GW in the first 6 months of 2021. South China has been the location for much of this construction activity, where there are several massive wind farms under construction and many more in planning, such as CNOOC’s 1GW Shantou project in Guangdong. Whilst the speed of installation has been unprecedented, it hasn’t come without supply chain challenges. This webinar will explore the opportunity for Scottish supply chain companies to get involved.
Earlier this year, Carbon Trust undertook a thorough gap analysis of South China’s supply chain, the results of which will be presented in this webinar. This webinar will provide insights for Scottish and UK supply chain companies looking at accessing the South China market, featuring presentations from two Chinese companies working in this industry with significant experience in collaborating with international partners. Huadian Heavy Industries, a first tier EPC contractor on many of China’s biggest offshore wind farms, will share some of their experience working with international suppliers in the region. Orient Cable (NBO), headquartered in Ningbo , is one of China’s leading cable manufacturers with recent experience working on China's Three Gorges’ floating wind farm pilot project in the South China Sea.
Join SDI and CBBC in learning more about current market trends in South China, with an eye to future opportunities for collaboration.
9:00 - 9:05: Opening Remarks Kevin Liu, Head of China, APAC Head of Energy, SDI
9:05 - 9:20: Guangdong Supply Chain Gap Analysis from Ivan Savitsky, Senior Associate, Programmes & Innovations, Carbon Trust
9:20 - 9:35: HHI Offshore Wind Farm Development in China, Weitao Ma, Technical Director, Overseas Development Department, Huadian Heavy Industries
9:35 – 9:50: Insights from a Cable Manufacturer in China Tracy Hu, Marketing Director in Orient Cable (NBO), Subsea cables & Umbilical, Overseas Business
9:50 – 9:55: Q&A 9:55 – 10:00: Closing Remarks Ian Ross, Scottish Development International
Ivan Savitsky, Senior Associate, Programmes & Innovations Carbon Trust
Ivan is a Senior Associate with the Carbon Trust's offshore wind team, working in the cable installation and electrical systems research areas of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust's flagship research, development and demonstration initiative.
Tracy Hu, Marketing Director, Orient Cable (NBO), Subsea cables & Umbilical, Overseas Business
Tracy has more than 14 years in international business development and management for the cable industry, and is well-practiced in the delivery of best value to global clients through collaboration with supply chains and stakeholders.
Weitao Ma , Technical Director, Oversea Business Dep. Huadian Heavy Industries Co.,Ltd
Weitao has more than fifteen years experience in offshore wind farm development in the EU and Asia. Weitao is an Experienced structural engineer, monopile and jacket designer, senior consultant and chief consultant.
Sourced from: China-Britain Business Council