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EERA JP wind has developed in close collaboration with leading industry partners two lighthouse initiatives to address grand scientific and technical challenges that are crucial for the further advancement of offshore wind energy, providing new knowledge and basis for innovation. The two lighthouse initiatives are 1)  Large scale integration of offshore wind, and 2) Floating wind energy. These are crucial for Europe to succeed with offshore wind, being essential to reach climate targets, to secure the energy supply and to enhance a competitive European industry that will bring new green jobs and business. The lighthouse initiatives were presented at the EERA Annual Strategy Meeting 22-23 June, 2022 in Prague. They were very well received as two strategically important initiatives that can possibly be a basis for a European Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind Energy.

Read more on https://www.eerajpwind.eu/offshore-wind-the-eu-needs-to-invest-now/, and the two reports 

Cover of document: Proposal for European lighthouse project - Floating wind energy
Cover of document: Proposal for European lighthouse project - Integration of large-scale offshore wind energy