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Marine Energy Alliance opens 2nd call of EUR-6m cooperation project

Wildlife observations at EMEC test site. Source: EMEC

January 10 (Renewables Now) - Marine Energy Alliance (MEA) has opened the second call for applications of a EUR-6-million (USD 6.7m) project that supports early-stage marine energy developers’ progress in their technical and commercial maturity level.

The second call was initiated on January 1 and interested parties have the chance to submit their expressions of interest by February 14, 2020. The successful applicants will be informed on March 2 and will be sent a request for information in the second stage of the process.

MEA is a four-year European Territorial Cooperation project backed by Interreg North West Europe that was launched in May 2018 with the ultimate objective to cut the risk of device failure in subsequent demonstration phases. The chosen marine energy technology developers get a suite of tailored expert services, including access to the project partners’ field expertise.

The first call of the project awarded 22 companies.

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.111)

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