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8 November 2018

The new Balearic law on Climate Change: Opportunities to integrate wind energy in protected areas

On 8 November, Ecorys organised a thematic workshop on The new Balearic law on Climate Change and the opportunities to integrate wind energy in protected areas. This event took place at the Island Council (Consell Insular) of Menorca, an...


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25 October 2018

WinWind presents at Local Renewables Conference 2018

As part of a session on "Local and regional level cooperation: adding value to the energy transition" Piotr Nowakowski from WinWind partner KAPE presented on Polish Energy Communities and the aim and progress of the WinWind project. He then...


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18 October 2018

Thematic Workshop on Wind Turbines in Forests, Erfurt

The German Stakeholder Desk of the WinWind project held its second Thematic Workshop on 18.10.2018 in Erfurt, Germany on the premises of the Thuringian Ministry of Environment, Energy and Nature Protection. The workshop focused on framework...


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11 October 2018

Hearing all sides - discussing experiences with wind power in the Fosen Region

In the Norwegian Region of Fosen, Europe's largest onshore wind power projectis being realised, comprising six wind farms in total. But while local infrastructure and businesses are thriving, the local Sami population experiences negative...


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1 October 2018

Third WinWind project meeting held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Hosted by WinWind partner ACER, the project consortium met on the largest of the Canary Islands in Santa Cruz de Tenerife from 24-26 September. Representatives of the consortium partners made their way to the Island to ensure that project...


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14 August 2018

Wind Energy in Norway: Climate vs. Environment

Norwegian WinWind partner CICERO arranged a panel debate between proponents and opponents of wind energy developments, with a particular focus on the Birkenes area. The key question discussed was: Why should Norway build wind turbines, when...


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5 July 2018

First Advisory Board Meeting held in Berlin

The WinWind Advisory Board has met with the project partners in Berlin for the first time this week. The meeting focused on introducing the board members to the project, receiving feedback on first results, and discussing the future role of...


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25 June 2018

WinWind Stakeholder wins Wind Energy award

The Mancomunidad del Sureste de Gran Canaria (from the Canary Islands), a member of the Spanish WinWind National Stakeholder Desk,  has just received the 2018 Eolo Prize for the "Best Integration of Wind Energy in Rural Contexts"...


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21 June 2018

Thematic Workshop on social and environmental barriers in Latvia

The Latvian WinWind partners LEIF and IPE have organized the first Thematic Workshop in Latvia on 21 June.The meeting utilized the results developed by the project so far, especially the Conceptual Framework for analyzing social...


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20 June 2018

Thematic Workshop of the German Stakeholder Desk held in Leipzig

Leipzig (target region Saxony) hosted the first thematic workshop of the WinWind German Desk. The workshop was jointly organised by the project coordinator Environmental Policy Research Centre of the Freie Universität Berlin and by...


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