June 22, 2023

Copenhagen Offshore Partners joins Global Wind Organisation

Offshore wind development leader declares support for industry training standards

PRESS RELEASE – 22 June 2023, Copenhagen

Global Wind Organisation (GWO), the not-for-profit body representing wind power owners and manufacturers, is proud to announce Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) as its newest member today.

COP is a recognised leader in offshore wind project origination, development, and construction in new and established markets around the world. Founded in 2015, COP is the exclusive global offshore wind development partner to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, with a portfolio in excess of 50GW of capacity across four continents including a rapidly increasing number of floating wind projects.

With COP now part of the membership, David Armour, Global Health, Safety and Environment Director at COP and a 15 year veteran of the renewables sector, will join GWO’s General Assembly to provide input and expertise on the continuous development of GWO's strategy and work programmes.

“On behalf of Copenhagen Offshore Partners, I am delighted to join Global Wind Organisation,” says David. “The safety of our workforce is essential, and membership to GWO offers an important and global platform to provide input and influence on safety and technical training standards as they are developed and deployed across the industry.”

Jakob Lau Holst CEO of Global Wind Organisation adds:

“I am proud to welcome Copenhagen Offshore Partners to the GWO membership, which now includes 24 of the world’s largest manufacturers and owners of wind turbines. COP’s authority in this market as a leading developer and pioneer in floating offshore wind gives further credence to our shared goals of creating an injury free working environment through the adoption of international standards.”
About Copenhagen Offshore Partners

Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) is a world leader in offshore wind project origination, development, and construction. COP is accelerating the energy transition through development of a 50+ GW project portfolio, one third of which represents floating offshore wind. The group also specializes in system integration capabilities, including power-to-x. COP’s expert team are advancing projects across 17 offices in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas. COP is a proudly independent company owned by its management. Learn more at www.cop.dk

About GWO

GWO is a non-profit group of wind turbine owners and wind turbine manufacturers, committed to the creation and adoption of standardized safety training and emergency procedures.

Independent training providers deliver GWO-certified training to technicians and students worldwide. For more information on GWO standards, visit this page.

Training records are created when a GWO standard course is passed and completed by a person. These records are uploaded to the GWO WINDA database

GWO member companies

Acciona Energia, Avangrid, CGN Wind Power, Copenhagen Offshore Partners, CORIO Generation, CRRC, Dominion Energy, ENERCON, ENGIE, Envision, Equinor, Eurus Energy, GE Renewable Energy, Goldwind, Iberdrola, The Nordex Group, Ocean Winds, Ørsted, RWE Renewables, Shanghai Electric, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, SSE, Vattenfall and Vestas.

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Media Contact Details

Ralph Savage – Director, Global Development & Stakeholder Relations, Global Wind Organisation