This Working group focusing on environmental impact, social acceptance, spatial planning and the economic impact of R&D and innovation.
Key areas in this thematic may include: cost and financing of wind turbine and wind farm projects, EIA guidelines on environmental impact, end-of-life policies, radar issues, on and offshore spatial planning.
A Working Group is composed of a small number of high-level persons willing to participate to the work of the Technology Platform. Working Groups members are selected from a call of expression of interest launched by the Secretariat. Selection is performed by the Steering Committee based on objective criteria.
The Chairperson of Working Group 5 is Ms. I. Kielichowska (GE). Ms. Kielichowska was elected at the 14th Steering Committee meeting, in October 2012.
The Secretary of Working Group 5 is Mr. C. Albero (GL Garrad Hassan).
Members of the group were selected through a Call for Expression of Interest, launched by the Secretariat of the Technology Platform. The call closed on 1 October 2010.
European Owens Corning SPRL
GL Garrad Hassan
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
General Electric SA
Technology and Innovation Centrem University of Strathclyde
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
University of Algarve
Eurowing (and others)