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An efficient floating structure and installation of offshore large wind turbines.

Project description

A new way to drive offshore wind development

To keep temperature increases below 1.5 °C, the EU estimates between 240 and 450 GW of offshore wind power is needed by 2050. An estimated 30 % of future electricity demand will be supplied by offshore wind. However, current space available in shallow waters imposes a limit of 112 GW. The EU-funded ARCHIME3 project will make it easier to install new floating platforms. Specifically, it has patented a new floating technology that enables the safest and most efficient (time, costs and performance) installation of turbines in deep waters. ARCHIME3 is currently the only technology that will efficiently and safely enable the installation of the largest turbines in deep waters.

Call for proposal

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Funding Scheme

SME-2b - SME Instrument (grant only and blended finance)


Calle Monasterio De Las Batuecas 24 Planta 1 Puert
28049 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 2 442 043,28