New Investors and Competitive Positioning for Upcoming Auctions Sponsored by Arup

This program covers upcoming offshore wind market landscape, discussing:

  • US domestic developers to play a more prominent role in the OW sector (and lessons learned from EU and APAC)
  • Institutional investors entering the U.S. market
  • Increased expectations for local content at state level

Innovations for competitive bids (WTG, OSS, foundation & HVDC), will be discussed including:

  • How new WTG, foundation and OSS fabrication concepts will improve competitive positioning
  • HVDC role in OW and competitiveness.

The webinar also explores some of the challenges and opportunities in the growing sector. This presentation will be of interest to offshore wind investors and developers looking to hear more about new market trends within the US market and technical innovations.

Featured Speakers:

Martin Tremblay, US Offshore Wind Leader, Arup
Brian Raine, Americas Utility Scale Renewables Leader, Arup
Ian Ashcroft, Americas Offshore Wind engineering Specialist, Arup

ACP would like to thank our generous sponsor for this program:



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Ian Ashcroft

Americas Offshore Wind Engineering Specialist


Ian is an experienced engineer within the design industry, with a focus on the offshore wind market and currently an Associate with Arup. He works with clients exploring options and solving solutions in relation to offshore structures, low vibration and low noise environments and has recently worked on developments on the east coast of the US.

Brian Raine

Americas Utility Scale Renewables Leader


Brian is Principal of Arup and the Americas Utility Scale Renewable Energy Leader.  He has a focus on developing services that seek to deliver to the UN sustainable development goals that include clean energy and resilient infrastructure solutions. His particular technical skills include structural engineering design, structural analysis and design management.

Martin Tremblay

Martin Tremblay US Offshore Wind Leader


Martin is the US offshore wind leader for Arup. He has been active in the renewable energy business for over 15 years in various commercial and technical roles in the manufacturing, consulting and development sectors across Asia, North America and Europe. Martin has a power systems engineering and a project finance background. He has been actively involved in the origination of offshore wind energy projects and notably led/negotiated offshore wind JV partnerships/projects in Japan and Korea.