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BZEE welcomes Poland's VULCAN Training & Consultancy Sp. z.o.o. to the global network!
BZEE Managing Director Uwe Geiling signed an exclusive contract with VULCAN Training & Consultancy Sp. z.o.o. to add Poland's first BZEE-certified training centre for wind turbine technicians to the network. Vulcan is the Eastern European country's leading provider of GWO and OPITO training for the wind and maritime sectors and BZEE certification will further strengthen Vulcan's position as Poland's premier training provider according to Artur Ambrożewicz, VULCAN General Manger. In a first step, BZEE will support VULCAN in re-training workers formally employed in Poland's coal industy for the country's growing wind industry. In a second step, BZEE will assist VULCAN in implimenting the full range of BZEE modules to enable the training provider to offer long-term training courses in accordance with the BZEE standard thus providing Poland's wind industry with well-qualified and safety-conscious employees.
BZEE Association Annual General Meeting postponed until 2021
The BZEE Association Board has decided to postpone the BZEE Association Annual General Meeting until 2021 due to the health risks and uncertainties related to the current Covid-19 pandemic . As soon as the situation has stabilized a new meeting date will be announced by the Board. Participation in trade fairs in 2020 has also been cancelled. This includes WindEnergy 2020 in Hamburg, Germany.

BZEE to deliver GWO Auditor Qualification Training  (AQT)!
BZEE Network GmbH has been chosen to deliver Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Auditor Qualification Training (AQT) globally. 
GWO's AQT is a two day online course where participants receive instruction on how to correctly audit GWO training sites, with a focus on how learning objectives are achieved. GWO AQT will become a requirement for all authorised certification bodies from 1st April 2021 and ensures the quality of training delivered at GWO certified training providers is consistent and in compliance with the learning objectives detailed in the relevant standard. Courses will be held regularly in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, China and Australia as soon as travel restriction due to the pandemic are lifted. BZEE was chosen to deliver the training based on in-house competence in the field of training excellence in wind energy and experience in auditing GWO standards. Visit the GWO events page to register for GWO AQT.

BZEE Association under new management!
The winner of the recent tender to manage the BZEE Association is now at the helm of the Association. Newly-founded BZEE Network GmbH, headed by Managing Director Mr Uwe Geiling, took over operations on January 1, 2020 and will work closely with the BZEE Association Board. Goals include the expansion of BZEE's global network of training providers along with the further development of strategic partnerships with global players in the wind industry. The Board wishes Mr Geiling and his team every success for the future!


BZEE Association awards new management contract!
After a lengthy tender process and many hours of careful deliberation, the BZEE Association Board is proud to announce it has awarded the contract to manage the BZEE Association to the newly-founded company BZEE Network GmbH, headed by Managing Director Mr Uwe Geiling. The Board is looking forward to closely cooperating with Mr Geiling, who has more than 10 years of industry experience, and his team from January 1, 2020 in what promises to be a year of exciting developments for BZEE and its global network of partners! 

Invitation to tender - Management of the BZEE Association
The newly-elected BZEE Association Board has initiated a series of changes to better prepare BZEE for the future. These changes include an invitation to tender for the management of the BZEE Association  from January 1, 2020 onwards. The Board looks forward to receiving applications from individuals and companies active in the field of renewables by August 31, 2019. For detailed information and criteria about the tender process please contact the BZEE Association Board. The winner of the tender process will be announced by the end of November 2019.

New Board elected at the BZEE Association Annual General Meeting
On May 17th this year's BZEE Association Annual General Meeting took place on the sailing ship "Rickmers Rickmers" moored in Hamburg's harbour, Germany. During the meeting a new BZEE Association Board was elected, wich reflects the international membership of the Association. New Chairman of the Board is Axel Wörner, Head of CC Renewables of Minimax Fire Solutions International GmbH, Germany. Sebastian Enache, Business Development Manager & Member of the Board  at Monsson, Romania and Emmanuel Schuddink, CEO at Justy - ingénierie énergies, France were voted in as Board members. The Association will profit from the new Board's competence and international contacts in the wind energy sector and aims to increase its global presence to new wind markets.
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