HiPRWind platform construction has restarted

Gijón, Spain - 27 October 2014. The HiPRWind project has restarted the fabrication process of the floating platform following the successful conclusion of the negotiations with the European Commission of the 2nd Amendment to the EU Grant Agreement. Management of the project met today at the headquarters of IDESA, leader of Work Package 2, in Gijón, visiting also the company's manufacturing facilities in nearby Avilés to inspect components of the already part-completed structure. WP2 participants and the new partners industry partners Ingeteam, ALE and Qi Energy took part. Also, representatives of the Norwegian FlexWT consortium, with which the HiPRWind consortium is aiming to close soon a formal agreement on hand-over of the floating wind test platform after 2017 for continued use as Norway's national research infrastructure in floating wind, participated at the meeting.

The photo below shows some of the HiPRWind and FlexWT consortium members visiting the IDESA plant.


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