Industry participation

The project envisages high industry participation and will result in the creation of jobs and new markets in Europe.

An industry Advisory Group will be constantly informed about the project's progress and be able to give advice throughout the whole project lifecycle. Below is a short description of the IAG members.

Siemens Wind Power A/S

“With highly efficient, solid and reliable wind turbines, Siemens Wind Power offers solutions to meet both energy and environmental needs. Driving down the cost of wind power is our key target as we strive to make renewable energy independent of subsidies. Our platform strategy for onshore, coastal and offshore wind power plants is fundamental to this approach. With innovations in blade design and generator technology, we boost efficiency.”

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“Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 16,000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers in the maritime, oil & gas, energy and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.”

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“Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, gas-fired power and district heating and is a global player in energy market operations. Statkraft has 3600 employees in more than 20 countries.

In 1997, Statkraft decided to focus on the development of wind power projects. (…) Currently, Statkraft has three wind farms in operation in Norway, and a number of projects are being developed.”

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Mainstream Renewable Power

“Mainstream Renewable Power is one of the world’s leading independent developers of renewable energy projects. With a development pipeline of over 17,000 megawatts globally it is currently operating and constructing solar and wind farms across Ireland, South Africa, Chile and Canada.

As Europe’s leading independent offshore wind developer Mainstream is developing just under 8GW of offshore wind projects in England, Scotland and Germany with 4.45GW of secured grid connections for these offshore projects.

The company has offices in Berlin, Cape Town, Chicago, Dublin, Glasgow, Johannesburg, London, Santiago and Toronto.”

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The Crown Estate

“The Crown Estate is an independent commercial business created by Act of Parliament, that owns and manages a wide property portfolio across the UK including urban - Regent Street, much of St James and many regional retail parks - and rural property holdings, as well as most of the seabed and half the foreshore. As landlords of the seabed, managing it effectively and sustainably, balancing different interests to deliver the best value over the long term, gives us a unique role to play in developing and helping sustain the UK’s energy supply and infrastructure. The offshore wind resource of the UK is amongst the best in the world and we work with industry and government to bring investable opportunities to market. We do this by providing land rights to the seabed, investing in environmental and technological research, working with industry to share data and best practice through a range of enabling activities, and sometimes by co-investing in development activities. Our specialist team is committed to helping the sector expand further, and is ready to provide its support to projects as they mature from development through to investment and operations”.

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Senvion SE

“Senvion SE, a Suzlon group company, is one of the leading international manufacturers of onshore and offshore wind turbines. All across the globe, the engineering company is developing, constructing and distributing wind turbines for almost every location – with rated outputs of 1.8 MW to 6.15 MW and rotor diameters of 82 metres to 152 metres. With more than 3,300 employees worldwide, the company - headquartered in Hamburg - makes use of the experience gained from the manufacture and installation of more than 5,300 wind turbines around the world. Senvion is represented by distribution partners, subsidiaries and participations in European markets such as France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, and Poland as well as on a global level in the USA, China, Australia and Canada.”

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“Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 36 countries. Building on more than 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Stavanger, Norway with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.”

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