Our Partners

Vatenfall is a leading European energy company and is Europe’s sixth largest generator of electricity and the continents largest producer of heat. Vatenfall currently operates 550MW of onshore wind capacity and 836MW of offshore wind across northern Europe, including the UKs Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, until recently the worlds largest operating offshore wind farm.

Vatenfall is a significant investor in the UK. They are committed to ensuring that their approach to project procurement and investment supports local businesses to enter and prosper in the low carbon environmental goods and services (LCEGS) sector. Vatenfall requires all contractors involved with he project work to maximise use of local contractors and to develop the local supply chain.

For more information on Vatenfall visit the website at www.vattenfall.co.uk.

London Array Limited is a consortium of three world-leading renewable energy companies: E.ON, Orsted and Masdar – and La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse), a global investor and one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada and North America.

For more information on London Array visit the website at www.londonarray.com.

Kent County Council recognises that a vibrant, innovative and forward-looking business community is absolutely vital for the future health of the county. The worst recession for decades has made it imperative that businesses are given the best possible support through these difficult times. Through our actions, we are helping to grow the Kent economy and provide programmes of support that enable local businesses to succeed.

The supply chain needed by large infrastructure investments such as the construction and operation of offshore wind farms around our coast represents very significant opportunities for Kent businesses which can extend to the wider UK and international markets. Through this directory, the County Council wants to ensure that Kent businesses make the most of such opportunities and can capitalise on the growth of this new sector.

For more information on Kent County Council visit the website at www.kent.gov.uk/business.

BVG Associates (BVGA) provide strategic consulting in renewable energy. They have been involved with onshore and offshore wind energy generation from its very early days as a commercial activity. Many of their team have acted as midwives to the industry. They continue to help make wind a sustainable part of the global energy mix.

BVGA supports Kent businesses keen to uncover opportunities in offshore wind. Our experience, knowledge and networks has helped Kent businesses engage, collaborate and win work in the global offshore wind supply chain. We have delivered support to many Kent business delivering insight into supply chain opportunities, market entry strategies and practical actions for business to make progress.

A brief telephone interview helps understand more about your business needs. BVG Associates then prepares your company review. This review includes:

  • A review of your business’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Identification of appropriate supply chain opportunities within the offshore wind industry
  • A list of suggested key industry contacts
  • Recommendations for practical actions for your business to make progress.

Once the initial review is complete, they will present it to you to answer any questions and to ensure it is an effective and useful document.

For more information on BVG Associates visit the website at https://bvgassociates.com/.