An Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) event planned for this week will place a “heavy” focus on the transition from oil and gas to clean energy, organisers have said.
AREG and Subsea UK are hosting a business breakfast at the Music Hall on Friday which will showcase organisations who have diversified from oil and gas into renewables.
According to to AREG, Chinese state-owned engineering services firm Coes Caledonia UK, which recently launched in Dundee, and marine geophysical-geotechnical specialists Pangeo Subsea will reveal how they managed to pivot into new sectors.
Attendees wil also hear updates on the new P&J Live event complex in Dyce and the DeepWind Offshore Wind supply chain cluster.
Paul O’Brien from DeepWind is currently touring the Highlands and Islands area as well as Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire speaking about the details of the UK’s £250m Offshore Wind Sector Deal.
Jean Morrison, chair of AREG said: “This is a fantastic line-up of speakers, from those sharing success stories of successful diversification to first-hand updates on major projects including TECA and the DeepWind Offshore Wind Cluster.
“The energy transition is going to have significant importance for the region and we want our members to be in a leading position when new opportunities become available. I would encourage those with an interest in energy and diversification to come along and get involved.”
The event takes from 7.30-9.30am on Friday (May 31) at the Music Hall in Aberdeen.
Attendance is free for AREG members and £25 for non-members.