UK Lessons : Global Perspective on OSW Supply Chain Opportunities for Maine

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A webinar to discuss offshore wind supply chain opportunities for the state of Maine

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Please join us for a workshop webinar hosted by the UK Government and Carbon Trust, in partnership with the State of Maine and the Maine International Trade Center, on the offshore wind supply chain.

This is an invite only event where you will hear from UK experts and will be able to engage in Q&As.

Offshore wind is a burgeoning industry which will create many thousands of jobs.


  • UK introduction - Peter Abbott OBE, British Consul General in Boston
  • Maine introduction - Stephanie Watson, Governor’s Energy Office and Wade Merritt, Maine International Trade Center
  • How the UK has helped companies pivot to offshore wind - Jan Matthiesen, Carbon Trust

The UK has become a leader in offshore wind through dedicated policy and technology support. Utilizing the UK's skills in oil & gas and from other complementary industries, offshore wind has become a global success story. Hear more about government support programs and initiatives to encourage cross-sector engagement and upskilling.

  • Lessons learnt from Hywind and developing a floating wind supply chain - Rhodri James, Equinor

Hear more about how the world's first commercial floating offshore wind farm was setup and what lessons can be learnt in developing a dedicated supply chain.

UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Carbon Trust

State of Maine

Maine International Trade Center

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