Tirana meeting, January 28th and 29th 2013

The meeting among the partners of Project Powered will take place in Tirana, at the Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy (Skenderbeg square) January 28th and 29th 2013: the meeting aim is to take stock on the project state of the art.
The most important aspect of the meeting regards the Albanian Ministry of the energy that will report on the status of energy sector in Albany and the strategies to develop alternative energy sources, particularly wind power. The schedule plans the meeting of the Scientific Committee and the Steering Committee, led by the coordinators, Professor Renato Ricci and  Antonio Sorgi, manager of the Energy for the Region Abruzzo, who is also the project manager. Participants will include also the project manager Ercole Cauti.
The European Project Powered (Project of Offshore Wind Energy: Research, Experimentation, Development) is co-financed by the IPA CBC Adriatic. The goal is to collect scientific data, using sophisticated equipment anemometer and innovative mathematical models, to assess the technical and economic conditions to encourage investment in wind power plants offshore in the Adriatic Sea.
In the first day of the meeting, at 10 am, after the intervention of the representatives of the Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy and the project manager, Antonio Sorgi, the schedule provides an illustration of the Work packages state of the art. In the afternoon, at 3.30 pm, Scientific Committee meeting will take place.
The next day, the Steering Committee will gather at 9.30 am: the task is rather important because 2013 will be the decisive year of the project. In fact, it will be installed the network of anemometers, it will be improved the physical-mathematical model it and will be elaborated the weather data, that constitute the core of the Project Powered.

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Lead partner Abruzzo Region Directorate for Bureau Affairs, Legislative and EC Policies, External Affairs Department for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Sector, Ministry of Economy of Montenegro Veneto Agricoltura, regional agency for agriculture, forestry and agri-food sectors

Province of Ravenna
Marche Region Environment and Landscape Department

Molise Region Programming Department
Apulia Region Mediterranean Department

Marche Polytechnic University
CETMA Consortium Engineering, Design and Materials Center Micoperi marine contractors srl

Italian Ministry for Environment and Land and Sea
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy, Republic of Albania

Municipality of Komiza
European Union Adriatic IPA