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22 May 2018

WinWind presents at 5th international Greening the Islands Conference

Nicoletta del Bufalo from project partner ECORYS introduced the WinWind project at this year's 5th International Greening the Islands Conference. WinWind was part of a Session on Energy, focussing on Current and future challenges of the energy transition in the EU islands, the Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative, decarbonisation plans, EU finance programs and the role of private investments.


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17 May 2018

WinWind contributes to SICS 2018

The SICS 2018 (Seminario Internacional de las Comarcas Sostenibles), is a renowned event organized by las Comarcas del Sureste de Gran Canaria that was held for the 13th time on 16 and 17 May 2018. Roland Schumann from ACER, participated in the event on behalf of WinWind. He presented on the situation of Renewable Energy in the Canary Islands in the frame of a Round Table.


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15 May 2018

Advisory Board set-up - first meeting to be held in July

Whilst the national/regional desks in Germany, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland and Spain function as the internal stakeholder advisory groups for the WinWind project, an Advisory Board has been established as an external panel of experts to provide advisory support to the WindWind project. The composition of the Advisory Board reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of the project. The experts have been chosen for their eminence and detailed knowledge especially of energy policy and social and regulatory aspects which will complement the internal knowledge and experience of the consortium and ...

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27 April 2018

WinWind en Palma de Mallorca impulsa la eólica en Baleares

El encuentro se centró en el escaso desarrollo de la energía eólica en las Islas Baleares en contraste con las Islas Canarias, a pesar de que ambas comparten la condición de archipiélagos y los costes de generación. Participaron representantes de la administración balear (ambiental y energética), empresarios, compañías eléctricas, universidades y grupos ecologistas. Asimismo, representantes de las Islas Canarias se unieron a la reunión para informar sobre su experiencia, puntos en común y propuestas p ...

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24 April 2018

Kick-off meeting in Mallorca lays strong basis for cooperation

On the 24th of April 2018, Ecorys coordinated and hosted the second stakeholder kick-off meeting in Target Region of Spain, the Balearic Islands. This was the second stakeholder meeting hosted in Spain as part of the WinWind project, following a prior kick-off meeting in the Canary Islands in November 2017.


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16 March 2018

Second project meeting held in Oslo, Norway

Hosted by WinWind partners NVE and CICERO the project consortium met in the capital of Norway on 15 and 16 March. Representatives of all 12 consortium partners made their way to Oslo to ensure that project coordination remains on its current high level. Progress reports on all current Work packages were given by the work package leaders.


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15 March 2018

Polish Wind Energy Association confirms active engagement in WinWind project

As a follow-up to the Polish National Stakeholder Desk kick-off meeting last February, project partners from the Polish National Energy Conservation Agency (KAPE) met once more with the Polish Wind Energy Association (PSEW) on March 15. 2018.


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23 February 2018

First Italian Stakeholder Desk launched in Rome

The first National Stakeholder Desk (ND) was launched on 23 February 2018 at ENEA with the participation of over 30 stakeholders and experts from the public and private sectors: Ministry of Economic Development, Lazio region, Research Institutions (ENEA, ISPRA,RSE, CNR, INGV), Universities, Italian Associations of Small Wind Energy, Wind Project developers, Environmental NGOs, Energy utility companies (ENI, Enel Green Power), Italian Chamber of Commerce, experts from the Commission for Environmental Impact Assessment- Ministry of the Environment and Protec ...

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22 February 2018

KAPE kicks-off Polish National Stakeholder Desk in Warsaw

The initial meeting of the Polish Stakeholder Desk was organised by the Polish National Energy Conservation Agency (KAPE) on 22nd of February 2018. The guiding theme of the meeting was: “Barriers and drivers of wind energy development in Poland”. One of the major objectives was to gather the most important stakeholders, define their roles in the National Desk, and collect their input for the project's and desk's activities. KAPE representatives presented the WinWind’s approach, objectives, planned outcomes and the idea behind the National Desks.


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11 January 2018

German National Desk kicks-off in Berlin

The first meeting of the German stakeholder desk took place on the premises of the Freie Universität Berlin in the Henry Ford Building on January 11, 2018. The objective of the meeting was to bring together major stakeholders to identify region-specific barriers and social acceptance problems of wind energy in the selected WinWind target regions Saxony and Thuringia and to discuss feasible solutions.
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