Tenth Annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference Co-Located with HydroVision International
PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) today announces that its 10th annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference will be co-located this year with HydroVision International, the largest gathering of hydro professionals worldwide. PacifiCorp (a Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company) and Portland General Electric are the two official host utilities of the event and OWET is the official marine energy partner.
The event, one of the largest scheduled in the city of Portland this year, will take place July 14-17, 2015, at the Oregon Convention Center. Media and information industry leader, PennWell Corporation, owns and produces HydroVision International.
In addition to the economic leveraging effect of co-locating these two events, HydroVision International attendees will benefit from a deeper look at this emerging industry and its role in the future sustainability of hydro, while OWET conference attendees will have the opportunity to network with over 3,000 hydro professionals from throughout the world.
For ten years, the Ocean Renewable Energy Conference has provided its attendees a forum to share new ideas and concepts, hear from leading-edge practitioners and policy-makers, learn about new research, results, and thinking, and network with industry leaders from utilities, supply chain, investors, government, and academia. No conference does a better job of bridging national policies and regional implementation, with a real-world focus on accelerating project development.
According to Jason Busch, OWET executive director, "We were delighted when PennWell invited us to co-locate our 10th annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference with HydroVision International this year. HydroVision International is a very important event for the industry and Oregon economy. We look forward to marking this milestone year by lending our expertise to developing the HydroVision marine renewable energy track and offering our attendees enhanced networking and educational opportunities."
About PennWellPennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: oil and gas, electric power, renewable energy, water, electronics, semiconductor, contamination control, optoelectronics, fiber optics, enterprise storage, fire, emergency services and dental. Founded in 1910, PennWell publishes 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, web sites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; Houston, Texas; London, England; Fairlawn, New Jersey; Moscow, Russia; and Hong Kong, China. For additional information about PennWell, visit www.pennwell.com. For additional information about HydroVision International, visit www.hydroevent.com.
About Oregon Wave Energy TrustOregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) is a nonprofit, public-private partnership helping to responsibly develop ocean energy by connecting stakeholders, supporting research and development, and engaging in public outreach and policy work. With 300 miles of coastline characterized by powerful waves and steady winds, a robust electrical transmission system close to coastal communities, transportation and port infrastructure, experienced and established manufacturing and supply chain, supportive policies and leading research institutions, Oregon is uniquely positioned to be North America's leader in ocean energy. With the growing need for new clean sources of energy and sustainable family-wage jobs, OWET's goal is to responsibly develop the ocean energy industry and maximize its benefits for the environment and economy.