Meeting Archive:
International Perspectives on Social Acceptance of Offshore Wind Energy: A Roundtable Hosted by the International Energy Agency

Meeting Description:

Hosted by the International Energy Agency – Wind Task 28, this webinar will share lessons learned from four international researchers regarding social acceptance of offshore wind energy. Through international collaboration, dialogue, and learning, we aim to enhance understanding of this critical – yet often undervalued – component of offshore wind project planning and operation.

Speakers and Presentations:

  • Jeremy Firestone (USA) – University of Delaware
    • “Can offshore wind power find a place at the US table?”
  • Gundula Hübner (Germany) – Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
    • “On the long run - longitudinal impact of offshore turbines on residents and tourism”
  • Patrick Devine-Wright (United Kingdom) – University of Exeter
    • “Understanding community acceptance of wind energy in different offshore locations”
  • Yasushi Maruyama (Japan) – Nagoya University
    • “Benefit sharing ideas of an offshore windfarm with the fishery community”

Facilitators: Suzanne Tegen - National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Joe Rand - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: Thu, Sep 26, 2019
Time: 08:00 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Joseph Rand - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory