IV Spanish Wind Power Congress

The Spanish Wind Power Congress has become the key meeting point for the wind power industry that brings together every year a large number of domestic and international energy leaders, as well as politicians and different institutions.

This fourth edition is based on a programme of high-level political and technical conferences and is also the ideal space for networking and business development.

Date and Venue

Madrid, 26th and 27th of June

The conferences will take place at:

Meliá Avenida de América Hotel
Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, 36
28027 Madrid

The Industry´s Dinner will take place at:

Hotel ME Madrid Reina Victoria
Plaza de Santa Ana, 14
28012 Madrid


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Congress Photobook


All the photos of the 4th Spanish Wind Power Congress, here.

The programme

The programme consists of two parts divided into two days: a first day of political conferences, in which guests of the highest level will delve into issues such as the analysis of the current situation of wind power in Spain. A second day of technical conferences, in which case studies on the challenges and solutions that most affect our industry will be analyzed.

Political Conferences - Tuesday, 26 June 2018

09:00 - Opening session

The opening session will count with the participation of relevant domestic personalities

Rocio Sicre. Chairwoman.AEE

José Domínguez Abascal. Secretary of State for Energy. Ministry of Ecological Transition

Keynote speaker, Annual Distinction 2018 Javier Zarraonandia. Deputy Minister for Industry. Basque Government

10:15 - India´s ambitious bet on wind power
11:30 - Coffee break
12:00 - Roundtable. Current situation of the domestic and international markets from the developers´point of view
13:00 - Roundtable. How the market is evolving and its implications for manufacturers
14:00 - Lunch
15:45 - Political debate on the energy transition. Different visions from the parliamentary arch
16:45 The financial challenges of the industry: investment funds and banks
18:00 Closing session
21:00 Industry´s dinner

Technical Conferences - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

09:00 - The need and risks of reducing CoE, technological solutions. The evolution of blades: profiles and materials. Mechanical transmission: the importance of bearings

- Implications in the cost of the turbine and operating expenses
- Technical risks and coverage
- Reinforcement of the competitiveness of companies

Sectioned blade, advantages and disadvantages

Technological innovation joined to the durability of the bearing and mechanical transmission

-Gearbox online diagnosis, O&M key challenge

10:00 - Grid integration. Compliance with the new grid codes
11:00 - Coffe break
11:30 - Wind power in isolated systems, opportunities for cost reduction and technological development
12:30 - Offshore wind power: unfinished business of the Spanish wind power industry
13:30 - Lunch
15:00 - New aspects of the integration of wind farms
16:00 - Grid integration. Operating with high renewables penetration
17:00 - The need and risks of reducing of CoE, technological solutions. Height increase and new tower concepts
18:00 - Closing session

Industry´s dinner

The 4th Spanish Wind Power Congress Industry's Dinner on June 26th is the annual reference social meeting of reference of the wind power industry within the framework of the 4th Spanish Wind Power Congress. This standing dinner is attended annually by the wind power sector, in particular, and the energy sector, in general, representatives of society and other personalities.

During the dinner, AEE´s Eolo Awards will be presented: the Annual Distinction, which awards a personality or institution that has contributed in a remarkable way to the development of renewable energies, and the awards for photography, innovation and rural integration of wind power.

Sponsorship opportunities

If you want your company to be recognized as a leader in the wind energy market and be exposed to purchasing managers, technical experts, suppliers, etc. during the most important industry´s annual meeting in Spain, you have to take a look at the different options AEE can offer you.

Media partners

If your are interested in becoming a media partner of the 4th Spanish Wind Power Congress, send an email to comunicacion@aeeolica.org

VIP Sponsors

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Industry´s dinner

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