Building the US offshore wind supply chain: how do we do it?
- May 25, 2018 9:34 pm GMTMay 25, 2018 9:34 pm GMT
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This item is part of the Special Issue - 2018-06 - Offshore Wind, click here for more
The US offshore wind industry is now cleared for takeoff. But does the US have what it takes to get this sector off the ground? After all, offshore wind farms do not appear out of nowhere. They are the product of a complex industrial supply chain that is highly dependent on customized assets and susceptible to logistics challenges. In the US, developing this supply chain could face significant challenges in terms of port and vessel restrictions.
With supply chain issues set to be a major theme at the June 2018 US Offshore Wind conference and exhibition in Boston, this white paper looks at the key challenges facing the industry as it undertakes to fulfill a project pipeline that has been long in coming.