Offshore Wind in Asia – Still Charging Ahead?

The offshore wind industry has expanded significantly in Asia and is expected to play a critical role in the energy transition across the continent. Global events in the last two years may have provided some challenges to the industry’s progress. However, with a potential installed capacity of 100 GW by 2030 and multiple drivers for growth, offshore wind in Asia still presents ample opportunities for participants.

In this webinar, we discuss the current state of development of the key offshore wind markets in Asia, recent global events, new technologies and the opportunities and challenges in the newer markets with our panel of market, technical, legal and finance experts.

Discussion points

– Recap of the growth of offshore wind in Asia, led by Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.
– How has recent global events (pandemic, war and energy crisis, geopolitical events) affected the offshore wind sector in Asia?
– Spotlight on floating offshore wind.
– Broadening geographies: Where are the new markets in Asia (Vietnam, India, Philippines etc)? What are the opportunities and challenges in these markets?

Speaker

– Shilei Huang, Director – Project Finance, MUFG Bank (Moderator)
– Fergus Smith, Partner, White & Case
– Gordon White, Associate Partner
– Minghui Zhang, APAC Offshore Wind Segment Lead & Head of Renewables – Taiwan, DNV

This webinar is part of our global webinar series 30 MINUTES WITH… where we explore the latest developments in infrastructure investment worldwide.


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