BlueFloat Energy's Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project
Join key industry stakeholders to learn more about BlueFloat Energy’s Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project, and what it means for the Hunter.
Join key industry stakeholders to learn more about BlueFloat Energy’s Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project, and what it means for the Hunter. Hear from Carlos Martin, CEO BlueFloat Energy about the evolving global offshore wind industry and lessons for Australia. Nick Sankey, Country Manager, BlueFloat Energy Australia will discuss the opportunities for the Hunter. The event includes an industry panel and question time.
Wednesday 26th July
8.00am to 10.30am
Noah's on the Beach
Light breakfast included
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project is to be located off the Hunter-Port Stephens coast, between Newcastle and Nelson Bay in New South Wales, located in the proposed offshore wind zone in the Pacific Ocean off the Hunter.
The Project will provide clean energy to the National Energy Market (NEM) contributing toward the NSW and Commonwealth governments’ goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.
The Project will provide the Newcastle, Port Stephens and Nelson Bay communities and the broader Hunter region with a range of social and economic benefits through job creation and capital investment.
Thousands of jobs required during construction. There will be hundreds ongoing jobs in operations and maintenance.
ABOUT BLUEFLOAT ENERGY
BlueFloat Energy is a fast-growing offshore wind developer shaping the global energy transformation by bringing scaled decarbonisation solutions.
BlueFloat Energy’s current portfolio includes both bottom-fixed and floating projects comprising 32.4 GW of planned capacity across the globe.
BlueFloat Energy is headquartered in Spain and has offices around the world.
BlueFloat Energy is currently exploring the development of four offshore wind projects in Australia including the Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project and South Pacific Offshore Wind Project off the coast of NSW, the Greater Gippsland Offshore Wind Project off the coast of Victoria and Southern Winds Offshore Wind Project off the coast of Victoria and South Australia.