Leading officials from the renewable energy industry – and Scotland’s energy minister Fergus Ewing – are gathering in Oslo for the first Recharge Holmenkollen Thought Leaders Summit.
The invitation-only seminar and networking
event tomorrow has been designed to provide a unique opportunity for industry leaders to
discuss the challenges and opportunities that 2014 will bring in an
“The renewable energy sector is at a cross
roads,” said Recharge editor in chief Ben Backwell.
“Wind and solar have
reached critical mass and become mainstream power generation technologies, but
this has brought growing pains and increased resistance from incumbent energy
sources. A frank and open discussion is needed about how the industry should
act in the coming period.”
Participants will include officials from
leading equipment suppliers and utilities such as E.ON, Statoil, Siemens,
Vestas, GE, and industry bodies such as GWEC and EWEA, as well as banks and
Recharge will host the first of its annual
Thought Leader dinners, with Ewing as guest speaker.
The event is sponsored by leading
certification agency and consultancy DNV-GL Group, whose CEO Henrik Madsen will
be opening the day’s proceedings.