Renewable Energy officials gather in Oslo for Holmenkollen 2014 Summit

Press Release  •  Jan 08, 2014 11:30 GMT

Leading officials from the renewable energy industry and Scotland’s Energy Minister are gathering in Oslo for the first Recharge Holmenkollen Thought Leaders Summit. 

The invitation-only seminar and networking event tomorrow (9 January) will provide a unique opportunity for industry leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities that 2014 will bring and to explore solutions to the challenges that renewables face in the present period in an off-the-record environment.

“The renewable energy sector is at a cross roads,” says Recharge Editor in Chief Ben Backwell. “Wind and solar have reached critical mass and become mainstream power generation technologies, but this has brought growing pains and increased resistance from incumbent energy sources. A frank and open discussion is needed about how the industry should act in the coming period.”

Participants will include officials from leading equipment suppliers and utilities such as E.ON, Statoil, Siemens, Vestas, GE, and industry bodies such as GWEC and EWEA, as well as banks and policy makers.

In the evening Recharge will host the first of its annual Thought Leader dinners, with guest speaker Scottish Energy, Enterprise and Tourism Minister Fergus Ewing MSP (pictured above).

The event is sponsored by leading certification agency and consultancy DNV-GL Group, whose CEO Henrik Madsen will be opening the day’s proceedings.

For interview requests and media opportunities, please contact:

Anamaria Deduleasa 

anamaria.deduleasa@rechargenews.com

Tel: +44 (0)7450 036616 

Or 

Andrew Lee

Online News Editor

andrew.lee@rechargenews.com

Tel: +44 (0)207 029 5755

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