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The future of offshore renewables

Wednesday, 16 March
11:00 - 12:30
Room 1101A, Brussels Expo

Event overview

A common approach for the exploitation of wind, wave, tidal and other ocean energy resources has the potential to accelerate the development of offshore renewables and reduce their cost. The Offshore Renewable Energy Conversion Platforms – Coordination Action (www.ORECCA.eu ) aims to overcome knowledge fragmentation in Europe, with a focus on platform designs and technologies including supply chain issues.

This workshop sought to establish a common offshore renewables roadmap for Europe. Key experts provided useful input to industry, research organisations and policy makers on the necessary steps to foster the development of the offshore renewables sector in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way.

Programme (download as pdf: 82kb)

Chairman: Nico Stolk, Ecofys Netherlands bv

11:00 –

Introduction to ORECCA (PDF - 1.3mb)
Jochen Bard, Fraunhofer IWES

11:10 –

Offshore renewable resources in Europe (PDF - 2.3mb)
Laura Serri, RSE

11:25 –

Platform technologies for offshore renewable energy conversion (PDF - 960kb)
Diego Vannucci, RINA

11:40 –

European support actions (PDF - 1.5mb)
Thierry D'Estaintot, European Commission

12:00 –

European Roadmap for Offshore Renewable Energy Conversion Platforms (PDF - 695kb)
Brighid Jay, Edinburgh University

12:15 –

Discussion, feedback and further communication

For further information about this workshop, please contact Sharon Wokke: sharon. wokke(at)ewea.org 

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