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POWER cluster – First

POWER cluster – First results from an EU-Project working in the Northern European competence network for offshore wind energy Objectives and work streams 1. Social acceptance: Communicating the benefits of offshore wind energy to the public 9 Until now more than 20.000 visitors attended the touring exhibition “FASCINATION Offshore” on the ship MS Greundiek. 9 POWER cluster gets member of the regional networks “POWER Väst” in Sweden and “Rogaland in the Wind” in Norway 2. Business: Creating a business platform to foster offshore wind energy development in the North Sea Region 9 Catalogue of Energy Industry Classifications 2009 by Douglas Westwood 9 a transnational study about “offshore wind challenges and learning from the oil and gas industry” has been assigned 3. Skills: Adapting and preparing the North Sea Region work force to the needs of offshore wind energy 9 9 a setup for an offshore wind energy technology BSc minor has been developed wind energy colloquia for pupils have been organized 4. Cluster Development: Developing an offshore wind power cluster in the North Sea Region 9 POWER cluster attended the ONS 2008 in Stavanger, HUSUM WindEnergy 2008, DEWEK 2008 in Bremen, SNS09 in Norwich and the All-Energy 09 in Aberdeen 9 European Technology Platform for Wind Energy, Mid Term UpWind Workshop and “working group for offshore and onshore grid development in Northern Europe“ organised by European Coordinator in Brussels Contact: Dr. Mathias Grabs Bremerhaven Economic Development Company (BIS) Am Alten Hafen 118 27568 Bremerhaven / Germany info@power-cluster.net Norway Stavanger Göteborg Öckerö Sweden Aalborg Denmark Northumberland Region South Denmark Esbjerg North Sea Husum Kiel Varel Bremerhaven Bremen Lowestoft Oldenburg United Kingdom Germany Delft Netherlands BalticSea European Union The European Regional Development Fund www.power-cluster.net

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