Advisor, Offshore Wind
Phone: +44 7515 502091
Mike Blanch is a senior renewable energy consultant with more than 26 years experience in the wind industry. He has a strong understanding of global supply chains and procurement processes and has provided consultancy to wind developers, suppliers, financiers, governments, research enablers and large energy users.
Through BVG Associates, Mike joined Norwegian Energy Partners in 2018 as a UK and Netherlands Energy Advisor focusing on offshore wind. Through his work at BVG Associates, Mike has helped many supply chain companies assess and develop their offering to the offshore wind industry, including companies with innovations in small turbines, kite turbines, offshore wind foundations, generators, and offshore cable repair. His expert support includes technology strategy, innovation funding, industry engagement, market assessments, business model canvases, levelised cost of energy (LCOE) modelling and validation, business model plans, and marketing plans.
In the UK he has undertaken a gap analysis of the offshore wind supply chain and was seconded into the UK Government department to work on the 2013 Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy.
In the Netherlands Mike recently chaired an offshore wind conference including discussion on how the Offshore Wind and Oil and Gas sectors can work together. Mike has experience of working with RVO on the EU DemoWind programme.
Mike Blanch provides advisory services to Norwegian Energy Partners under contract with BVG Associates.