13 - 14 April 2021 | VIRTUAL

Børge Bjørneklett

Founder and CEO
Ocean Sun AS
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Børge Bjørneklett is founder and CEO of Ocean Sun and has worked in the automotive, offshore O&G and the solar industry for almost 25 years. He worked 10 years in Norsk Hydro, with development of alloys and automotive crash management. Later he joined REC Solar as Technology manager. Among other things he was in charge of the award winning REC Solar PV module. Later he became Vice President of Innovation and Technology in Aker Solutions and worked with equipment for ultra-deep water drilling. In 2016 he formed the company Ocean Sun, based on a new invention for floating PV. He has worked as CTO and Chairman of the company and since 2019 as CEO and board member. Børge has training in Entrepreneurship from Babson College and a PhD in Materials Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

13 Apr 2021
15:05
 - 15:50 CET
PANEL DISCUSSION
  • How to identify the right site – what is different compared to ground mount and what kind of sites offer the best opportunity?
  • Lenders and investors active in the market – is there anything you would need to do differently to raise capital for these projects?
  • Lessons from Asia – what can we learn in Europe to avoid mistakes being made?
  • Co-location of solar and offshore wind – is this just a play for larger utilities?
  • Locations ripe for development in Europe – policy, geography, grid access
  • Investment opportunities