European Investment Bank to Bankroll Offshore Wind Projects - Hear More at Benelux Infrastructure Forum 2018

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  • September 18, 2018 3:50 PM BST
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SMi Reports: European Investment Bank, participants of this year’s Benelux Infrastructure Forum, have recently announced their intention to support the movement towards renewable energy by bankrolling offshore wind projects.

The Benelux region has been seeing huge developments in the renewable energy and infrastructure industry, as the European Investment Bank (EIB) announces it is bankrolling Belgian offshore wind projects.

 

EIB, who are also speaking at this year’s Benelux Infrastructure Forum taking place 21-22 November in Amsterdam (http://www.beneluxconf.com/telcopr), recently approved financing for an offshore wind project in Belgium, as part of the €3.4 billion investment package for renewable energy, energy efficiency, Near Zero Energy Buildings, hydropower and district heating projects.

 

Projects in the pipeline also include Seamade NV-Mermaid & Seastar Offshore Wind Farms, with Blauwwind Offshore Wind project also planned in the Netherlands.*

 

With these recent developments in mind, the Benelux region is leading the way for renewable energy projects, infrastructure expansion and international investment.

 

This year’s two-day forum comes at an exciting time, with an international gathering of key players and industry leaders from banks, construction companies, investment and fund managers, law firms, energy companies, and many more. Attendees will benefit from 5+ hours of dedicated networking with industry professionals from internationally renowned organisations.

 

Snapshot of Latest Confirmed Attendees:

 

SMBC Europe Ltd Amsterdam Branch | NWB Bank | ALTIUS Law Firm | Loyens & Loeff | DIF | Arup | European Investment Bank | Lydian CVBA | DLA Piper | DNV GL | Deka Bank | Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale | DEME | KBC Bank N.V. | Bayerische Landesbank | John Laing Investments Limited | and many more…

 

The 2018 Agenda:

 

DAY ONE

Beginning with an opening keynote address from the MD of Marguerite, followed by a panel discussion on “The Way Forward for Renewable Energy in the Benelux Region” before giving an in-depth overview of offshore wind projects, including a case study by Ørsted on “Supporting Green Energy Transition in the Benelux Region”. The afternoon will explore project financing, including green bond financing, the growing role of institutional investors, as well as an interactive panel debate on “PPP as the Main Solution to Infrastructure Financing”.

 

DAY TWO

Keynote address will be given by MEAG MUNICH ERGO KAG mbH, followed by the European Investment Bank discussing “EIB support to infra investment in Benelux”, and continued analysis of infrastructure financing in terms of project financing, as well as trends for infrastructure investments. The afternoon will provide key updates on green energy projects in the Benelux region in the form of a case study, as well as offshore wind risk management, concluding with an insightful panel debate on “Increasing Performance, Managing Risks, and Lowering Costs”.

 

To find out more, visit the website at http://www.beneluxconf.com/telcopr to keep up to date with the latest event news and download the event brochure. Register your place before 28th September to save £100.

 

Benelux Infrastructure Forum

21st – 22nd November 2018

Apollo Hotel Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sponsored by Allen & Overy

 

For sponsorship and delegate enquiries, please contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156or agibbons@smi-online.co.uk

 

*offshorewind.biz

 

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