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Gulf of Riga as a Resource for Wind Energy (GORWIND)
Start date: Oct 31, 2010, End date: Oct 30, 2012 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The project carries out a comprehensive research for the future wind parks in the Gulf of Riga through analyzing the wind energy policies in both countries, obtaining reliable marine wind information, considering the environmental aspects, and involving in the discussions the relevant authorities, business partners and local people. Achievements: During the project, research institutes of both countries have been analyzing in detail the legislation and strategic plans for the wind parks in the Gulf of Riga, current situation with the use of wind energy, regulations related to building, environment, see management, fishery and territorial planning. Private and public stakeholders from different fields have been brought together in policy forums and started a more active discussion and cooperation for effective wind energy use in future.The project also includes research on wind measurements, tracking of the wintering and habitat areas for seals migrating and breeding birds. It is planned to use the thorough results of the relevant studies and also involve the local people and various authorities in the process of selecting the most suitable areas for wind parks.Read more on the project website! More information please find at:
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  • 2007 - 2013 Estonia - Latvia (EE-LV)
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