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The Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore 2019 was a special trip to Germany for Brazilian decision-makers, organised by the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Brasil-Alemanha do Rio de Janeiro (AHK-RJ) in cooperation with Johannes Dimas - Energy & Project Management.
The trip did provide the participants with a deeper understanding of the technical and environmental regulatory framework of the offshore wind energy sector in Germany and how this combines with the new technologies, trends, as well as with the financing and insurance sector. Furthermore, the participants came in contact with the main players of the offshore wind sector in Germany.
A Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore (19 - 24 de Maio de 2019) proporcionou aos participantes aprofundamento e atualização dos conhecimentos sobre regulamentação técnica e ambiental do setor eólico offshore, nas novas tecnologias e tendências, bem como possibilitou geração de contatos nas principais empresas, instituições de pesquisa e agências regulatórias do setor eólico offshore alemão.
A Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore foi um projeto da Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Brasil-Alemanha do Rio de Janeiro (AHK-RJ) com a colaboração de Johannes Dimas - Energy & Project Management.
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The Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore was a great success for both, the Brazilian Delegation as well as for the involved German companies. The delegation visited over ten companies and the WINDFORCE conference. As a final event, the Hamburg Renewable Energy Cluster (EEHH) had organized an industry event in the historic St. Pauli Landungsbrücken in Hamburg.
The feedback from the Brazilian and German sides was striking positive, especially because of the remarkable high-level professional exchange and the contacts that were established.
The WINDFORCE Conference offers all delegates of the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" the opportunity to take part on a boat excursion to a wind farm in the North Sea combined with the traditional WINDFORCE Dinner on board.
The delegates can book this event separately, even if they are not participating on the WINDFORCE Congress. Delegates may contact AHK Rio de Janeiro for further information.
The TRACTEBEL DOC OFFSHORE GmbH will meet the Brazilian Delegation as part of the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" in May 2019. The TRACTEBEL DOC OFFSHORE GmbH in Bremerhaven provides independent competence for the realization of Offshore Wind Farm Projects. The experts of a broad spectrum of offshore services will, amongst others, share its experience with regard to the foundations of offshore wind energy converters in shallow and deep waters.
IWES the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems will be visited by the Brazilian delegation on their "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore"in May 2019. Beside a brief overview about the offshore wind energy development the research focus of the IWES on offshore wind energy will be presented.
The WINDFORCE Conference 2019 in May 21st and 22nd in Bremerhaven offers a diversified program made by and for decision makers of the offshore wind industry.
The WINDFORCE is one of the targets of the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore". Participants of the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" are requested to consult the AHK before registering.
Michael Pollmann, councillor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Department of Environment and Energy, will give the welcome greeting to the Brazilian delegation on the industry event on May 23, 2019.
The event in the historic St. Pauli Landungsbrücken is exclusively organized for the Brazilian delegation of the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" to meet with the German offshore wind energy industry, represented by the Hamburg Renewable Energy Cluster. The participants are decision-makers and experts of Brazilian organizations, which are focusing on the emerging Brazilian offshore wind energy market.
ABEEólica, the Brazilian Wind Energy Association, is promoting the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" organized by the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Brasil-Alemanha do Rio de Janeiro (AHK-RJ) with the cooperation of Johannes Dimas - Energy & Project Management.
Established in 2002, ABEEólica is a non-profit organization that represents the wind energy sector in Brazil. Its members representing the entire wind energy supply chain.
The ENRICH centre in Brazil is supporting the "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" with its far-reaching network.
ENRICH encourages and facilitates cooperation in research, technology and entrepreneurship by supporting and empowering innovation actors throughout the innovation value chain.
Promoted by the European Commission through Horizon 2020, the ENRICH network currently offers services to connect European research, technology and business organisations with three global frontrunner innovation markets: Brazil, China and the USA. The ENRICH centre in Brazil is a main hub and contact point for European and Brazilian innovation actors interested in bilateral cooperation.
The Executive Committee for the Promotion and Regulation of Brazilian Offshore Wind Energy, an initiative coordinated by the Center for Strategies in Natural Resources and Energy (Cerne), discussed the preparation of a study about a regulatory framework for the operation of offshore wind farms in Brazil. The intention of the multi-institutional discussion is to suggest a regulatory model for Brazil. According to Petrobras, the offshore potential is very significant and the coasts of Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará have a vast area with depths of less than 50 meters.
It is expected that the document, to be prepared by the Cerne commission, will be published by the end of the first half of 2019.
Holger Matthiesen, Managing Director of E.ON Climate & Renwables Services GmbH, will held a presentation about Offshore Wind at E.ON for the Brazilian delegation of the expert trip "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" in May 2019.
E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) is responsible for E.ON’s industrial-scale renewable energy activities. The technology portfolio covers onshore and offshore wind, as well as utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power and energy storage. E.ON Climate & Renewables develop, build and operate large renewable energy assets primarily in Europe and North America, totaling to an energy generation capacity of 7 GW. The offshore office in Hamburg develops, constructs and operates offshore projects in Central Europe.
Dr. Jan Curschmann, Honorary Consul for Brazil, will welcome the Brazilian delegation on an event on May 23, 2019 in the historic St. Pauli Landungsbrücken. The event is organised by the Hamburg Renewable Energy Cluster (EEHH), the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Brasil-Alemanha do Rio de Janeiro (AHK-RJ), and by Johannes Dimas in the course of the expert trip "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore" in May 2019.
Dr. Jan Curschmann is the Brazilian Honorary Consul. He manages the Taylor Wessing Brazil Group and advises on transactions involving Brazil, and represents Brazilian companies in Germany and other European countries.
The Hamburg Renewable Energy Cluster (EEHH) will welcome the Brazilian delegation on May 23, 2019 in the historic St. Pauli Landungsbrücken. A session on "Monitoring and Inspection of Offshore Wind Parks" with 8.2 and an exchange with the members of the Cluster are now added to the previous program. The "Roundtable: Financing and Insurance" with Green Giraffe & MARSH is now also taking place in the dome area of the harbor club. Further program higliths are in preparation. The program will be updated soon.
The Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster, founded in 2011 with involvement of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, intends to strengthen and promote cooperation in the sector. With a current membership of over 190 companies and institutions, it works to pool the wide-ranging skills among companies, research facilities and institutions. With many active members in the area of offshore wind energy, offshore wind is one of its topic priorities since its founding.
Senator Fernando Collor (PTC/AL) obtained surprisingly the support in the senate for a legislative initiative aiming to launch offshore wind auctions in Brazil.
Amongst others, the initiative is targeting on the deployment of offshore wind farms located in the national sea and within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Brazil. The initiative apply to offshore wind farms with a nominal power of more than five MW intended for the exclusive use of self- or Independent Power Producer (IPP).
The Rádio Senado reported just before about the aim of the legal initiative on 14th December, 2018 (in Portuguese): Federal Senate pode votar implantação de usinas eólicas no mar brasileiro.
Provider: Rádio Senado (www12.senado.leg.br)
Source: Rádio Senado
Dr. Georg Nehls, Director of BioConsult SH GmbH & Co. KG, will meet the Brazilian delegation on May 20, 2019 in Hamburg. He will report on environmental licensing of offshore wind farms and will join the following discussion.
On the same day, the Brazilian delegation will have already visited the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) and the offshore wind farm operator Trianel GmbH on its expert trip "Missão Técnica Eólica Offshore".
BioConsult SH, founded in 1998, performs ecological research on the effects of offshore wind farms since more than ten years and were involved in the development of the so-called "big bubble curtain", used to mitigate underwater noise emissions during pile driving. Current projects include several German offshore wind farms in the North and Baltic Sea, associated converter stations, as well as environmental impact studies and research projects in Germany, Denmark, France, and the UK.