Course: Mastering O&M Preparations for Offshore Wind Projects​

Gain insights and skills in offshore wind O&M logistics, strategy, and OPEX directly from leading experts in the field 

Develop your knowledge and improve your problem-solving and decision-making skills through interactive case studies and discussions.

Join this two-day action-packed course and take your offshore wind O&M knowledge to the next level.

The course will be held in person in the fall in two locations:

Early Bird discount

Valid until 31st of July, 2024
3450
3100
excl. VAT
  • 2-day in-person course
  • Course material
  • Refreshments and lunch both days
  • Networking dinner on day 1

Book your spot today:

Key Topics

Discover the essential elements of O&M Preparations projects, including their scope, structure, and governance. Learn about key success factors and how to navigate common risks and challenges.

Dive into the core components of an effective O&M Strategy. Understand the rationale behind strategic decisions and explore the outcomes they drive.​ 

Explore different O&M logistics concepts and the selection of appropriate O&M harbours for offshore wind farm. Learn about different methods and strategies for Major Component Replacements (MCR).  

Gain insights into methods used to build a comprehensive and robust OPEX budget while optimizing the wind farm availability .

Unlock Practical Insights and Networking Opportunities

Following our successful session in March 2024, we’re excited to expand our reach and offer this unique learning experience in two  locations: Copenhagen, Denmark, and Taipei, Taiwan.

Why should you attend?

  • Practical Knowledge Sharing: Over two intensive days, dive into real-life projects and gain practical insights directly from industry experts. Our sessions are designed to equip you with actionable skills that you can apply immediately.

  • Global Networking: Connect with fellow professionals, educators, and thought leaders. Our networking dinner on day 1 provides the perfect opportunity to forge valuable connections and exchange ideas.

What’s included?

  • Expert Perspectives: Learn from seasoned professionals who bring their wealth of experience to the classroom.

  • Participant Interaction: Engage with peers, share insights, and collaborate on industry challenges.

  • Physical Learning Materials: Take home valuable resources that complement your learning and serve as a lasting reference.

Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction to the scope of Operations Preparations  
  • Overview of Operations Preparations Programme 
  • Typical Operations Preparations team and its position within a project team 
  • Introduction to key risks and typical issues 
  • Key success factors 
  • Overview of what an Operational Strategy contains 
  • Deep dive on Operator and Asset Management models and the drivers for and consequences of each set-up 
  • Cost vs risk vs level of involvement – deep dive into outsourcing 
  • Introduction to the procurement quilt and contracting strategies 
  • Portfolio considerations and owner ambitions when developing an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Strategy 
  • Organisational structures and how they are influenced by operational strategies 

Day 2

  • Typical O&M concepts of the offshore wind industry and the resultant accessibility/seasonality 
  • Key considerations for a successful crew logistics strategy 
  • O&M logistical concepts that we typically work with in projects 
  • Complexities of heavy lift and major interventions 
  • Assess appropriate O&M harbours for the operational phase 
  • Introduction to new O&M concepts used in the industry to become more competitive 
  • Context, structure and methodology of Operational Expenditure (OPEX) and availability modelling 
  • Key drivers of OPEX and availability 
  • Different maturity stages of OPEX as a development project matures 
  • Country-specific considerations and local content the model to calculate local content 
  • Key considerations for cost estimation of SMAs, logistics, organizational set-up, insurance etc.  
  • Introduction to availability and OPEX optimization  

Save today with the early bird discount

Book your seat: 

€3450

3100

Price per person (excl. VAT)
Valid until the 31st of July, 2024

Choose your location

Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline for signing up: 23rd of August, 2024

Educators:

Dalina A. Vecchi

Team Lead of OPEX & Analytics & Senior Consultant

Moritz Wesebaum

Country Director Germany & Head of Generation Consulting

Dean Hickey

Head of Operations Preparations & Senior Manager

Taipei, Taiwan

Deadline for signing up: 23rd of August, 2024

Educators:

Leoni Christensen

Head of O&M Strategy, Concepts & OPEX and Senior Manager

Roger Chen

Deputy Country Director Taiwan & Senior Consultant

Kristoffer Eriksen

Country Director US & Chief Specialist

Who should join?

This course has been developed for offshore wind professionals who want to gain or refresh their knowledge about O&M package management and cost drivers. 

The course is perfect for those working in the industry but with limited knowledge of O&M Preparations. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or new to wind energy, this course provides practical knowledge applicable to your career. 

This course is ideal for, among others:

  • Project Managers and Engineers in renewables seeking deeper O&M knowledge
  • Professionals with foundational O&M understanding, looking to advance their skills
  • Academics and researchers in the wind industry aiming to connect theory with practice

Unsure if this course is for you?

Reach out to us at academy@peak-wind.com for guidance on how this course can benefit your professional journey in the offshore wind industry. 

Take advantage of the early bird discount

Early Bird discount

Valid until 31st of July, 2024
3450
3100
excl. VAT
  • 2-day in-person course
  • Course material
  • Refreshments and lunch both days
  • Networking dinner on day 1

Book your spot today:

About the course educators

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Dalina A. Vecchi

Team Lead of OPEX & Analytics & Senior Consultant

Specialist in O&M logistics and concept analysis, OPEX financial modelling and analysis,  contract management

Moritz-web

Moritz Wesebaum

Country Director Germany & Head of Generation Consulting

Specialist in offshore wind project management, O&M strategy, OPEX, commercial management, and asset management 

Dean Hickey

Dean Hickey

Head of Operations Preparations & Senior Consultant

Specialist in operations & asset management preparationsproject managementO&M strategy, operations & asset management. 

Taipei, Taiwan

Leoni Christensen

Leoni Christensen

Head of O&M Strategy, Concepts and OPEX and Senior Manager

Specialist in O&M strategy, OPEX, commercial asset management, and project management 

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Roger Chen

Deputy Country Director Taiwan & Senior Consultant

Specialist in technical asset management, offshore wind O&M, project management

Kristoffer-web

Kristoffer Eriksen

Country Director US &
Chief Specialist

Specialist in O&M concept development, operations preparations, and project management

About PEAK Wind Academy

We offer learning and competency development within the renewable energy industry for an education, delivered by subject matter experts with real-world experience

Our commitment is to accelerate the global energy transition through contributing to the development of a strong and capable workforce, ready for the future of the renewables industry.

Have questions?

Sigrid Bramming
Senior Development Specialist,
PEAK Wind Academy

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