The annual NZ Wind Energy Conference is organised by the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. It is accompanied by a two-day trade exhibition.
Around 270 delegates are expected to attend the conference, coming from across New Zealand, Australia and overseas. 35 companies are sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference, including wind turbine suppliers Vestas, Siemens and Suzlon, and generators Mighty River Power and Meridian Energy.
This year the conference will be accompanied by the display of a 35-metre Vestas wind turbine blade outside the conference venue.
When and where
Palmerston North Convention Centre, 354 Main Street, Palmerston North.
9am Tuesday, 30 March, to 4.30pm Wednesday, 31 March
Pre-conference events and the official opening of the exhibition hall will be held on Monday, 29 March.
Media are welcome to attend the conference.
For further information, if you would like to attend the conference or arrange an interview please contact Sarah Vaughan, Communications Advisor, NZWEA.
The New Zealand Wind Energy Association (NZWEA) is an industry association that works towards the development of wind as a reliable, sustainable, clean and commercially viable energy source. We aim to fairly represent wind energy to the public, government and the energy sector. Our members include about 80 companies involved in New Zealand's wind industry, including electricity generators, wind farm developers, lines companies, turbine manufacturers, consulting firms, researchers and law firms. For more information visit www.windenergy.org.nz.