- New member Ocean Winds will bring its international expertise to GWO, as they work together to strive for an injury free work environment in the offshore wind industry.
- Ocean Winds’ 15 offshore wind projects in 7 countries and across three continents are expected to push up demand for standardised training.
Global Wind Organisation (GWO), the not-for-profit body representing wind power owners and manufacturers, is pleased to announce Ocean Winds as its newest Leading Member today.
Ocean Winds was created as a specialist offshore wind business in 2019 by ENGIE and EDP Renewables (EDPR), with the two companies combining their offshore wind assets and project pipeline, and now representing a portfolio of 16.6 GW gross capacity across the globe.
With Ocean Winds now a leading member of GWO, Elena Caja Martin the company’s HSSEQ Director will join the organisation’s General Assembly to provide input and expertise based on the company’s 10 year- experience in offshore wind energy, inherited from their sponsors for the continuous development of GWO’s strategy and work programmes.
“On behalf of Ocean Winds, I am delighted to join GWO,” explained Elena Caja. “The safety of our workforce is essential, and membership gives us a platform to provide input and influence on safety and technical training standards as they are developed and deployed across the industry.”
Jakob Lau Holst CEO of Global Wind Organisation added: “I am proud to welcome Ocean Winds to the GWO membership, which now includes 23 of the world’s largest manufacturers and owners of wind turbines. The more voices we have at the table, the better can we represent the views of employers who are legal duty holders for safety. We look forward to collaborating with them, to help as we strive for an injury free working environment in wind.”