Global Offshore Wind in the US – in partnership with Orrick

Published by A Word About Wind in partnership with Orrick.

Published November 15, 2021

Over the course of three special interviews, we will take a trip around the globe to analyse the status of the offshore wind sector in three key regions; North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

In today’s interview, our guests will focus their discussion on the arrival of offshore wind to the North American market.

Lars Thaaning Pedersen, co-CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners, discusses the growth of US offshore wind in the first of our 2021 Global Offshore Wind series, in partnership with Orrick. He discusses:

  • Growing momentum under President Biden
  • Huge interest from the financial community
  • Emergence of the US offshore supply chain
  • COP’s plans for Europe and Asia-Pacific

What’s Next For Offshore Wind?

Orrick’s 2021 Offshore Wind Energy Update and Outlook Report.

2020 was another record-breaking year for the global offshore wind sector, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about growing trends and what’s next in Orrick’s 2021 Offshore Wind Energy Update and Outlook Report.

Paul Zarnowiecki
Partner, Energy & Infrastructure, Renewable Energy at Orrick

Paul represents sponsors, investors, utilities and other strategic participants in corporate and project finance transactions, primarily in the renewables and infrastructure sectors. With a focus on onshore and offshore wind as well as solar and energy storage transactions, he advises on the development, financing, acquisition and divestiture of renewable and conventional power projects.

Lars Thaaning Pedersen
Co-CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners and CEO of Vineyard Wind

Lars Thaaning Pedersen, CEO, has been involved in the financing, development, construction and operation of more than 10 offshore wind farms in Europe, and he has held various executive positions at DONG Energy until 2014. Lars joined CIP in 2014 and is now Co-CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners.

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