European Wind Blade Recycling Summit 2024

June 12-13, 2024 - Copenhagen, Denmark

The wind energy industry faces a challenge: responsibly managing the disposal of decommissioned wind turbine blades. To address this, we are hosting the European Wind Blade Recycling Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 12th and 13th, 2024.

This two-day event brings together key players in the industry, including recyclers, wind farm operators, blade manufacturers and indeed the wider supply chain of logistics and fibre-based products. The focus will be on the latest developments in wind blade recycling across Europe. Attendees can expect insights into EU policies and regulations impacting the sector, alongside discussions on the biggest challenges and opportunities linked with Blade LCA, Waste Stream Reliability and Blade Feedstock Sourcing.

The summit aims to equip participants with strategies to ensure a sustainable and profitable future for wind blade recycling. Confirmed speakers include sustainability leaders from Mitsubishi Chemical, Vattenfall, and Composite Recycling CH.

Key Toppics

  • Highlighting Key Renewable & Environmental Policies Affecting Blade Recycling
  • Future projections of Blade Waste Stream Growth and End-Product
  • Overcoming Lack of Reliable Blade Feedstock Sources
  • Improving Availability of Blade Data from OEMs
  • Major Developments in Blade Recycling Projects & Technology
  • Evaluating Current Blade Material Design to Maximise Recyclability

Who Will Attend?

  • Wind Blade Recyclers
  • Wind Energy OEMs
  • Automotive & Aviation Manufacturers
  • Waste Management Companies
  • Recycling Technology providers
  • Other composite end-product manufacturers
  • Financial stakeholders & investors
  • Research institutions
  • Investors
  • Government officials & Environmental Regulators

Confirmed Speakers

  • Nicole Kambeck, Head of Sustainability EMEA, Mitsubishi Chemical
  • Gustav Frid, Senior Environment & Sustainability Specialist, Vattenfall
  • David Romero, Sustainability & Environment Senior Expert, Siemens Gamesa
  • James Lightfoot, Emerging Technology Manager, SSE Renewables
  • Anu Söderena, Business Development Manager, Energy & Waste, Kuusakoski Recycling
  • Leena Hacklin, Production Director, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy
  • Louise Drue Andersen, Wind Segment Manager, Stena Recycling
  • James Lightfoot, Emerging Technology Manager, SSE Renewables
  • Pascal Gallo, COO & C0-Founder, Composite Recycling CH
  • Marcin Sobczyk, Project Manager, ANMET
  • Dörte Hirschberg, General Partner, Climentum
  • Nicolas Derrien, Chief Development Officer, Continuum Group
  • Damian Cessario, CEO & Founder, V Carbon
  • David Morgan, Chief Strategy Officer, Carbon Rivers
  • John Schröer, CEO, KoiosTitan
  • Harald van der Mijle Meijer, Senior Consultant, TNO
  • Frazer Barnes CTO, Gen2Carbon
  • Glenda Napier, CEO, Energy Cluster Denmark
  • Tomas Flanagan, CEO, Éire Composites
  • Thomas Alcalde, Technical Director, Gira Wind
  • Irene Bach Velling Villadsen, Project Manager, Makeen Energy
  • Vasileios Koutsos, Professor and Deputy Head of Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
  • Albert Ten Busschen, Associate Professor, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences
Additional speakers to be announced...

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AC Hotel Bella Sky & Comwell Conference Center
Center Blvd. 5, 2300
Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: +45 32 47 30 00
Event details
Organizer :ACI
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-24812