Wind power harbours great opportunities for the Basque marine and energy sector
The Basque Country has the bimep marine research facilities and TECNALIA developing its own technology to produce more powerful and lighter marine wind turbines that will cost cuts.
Investments of 150,000 million euros in marine wind farms and the creation of 10,000 jobs throughout Europe is forecast by 2020.
Bilbao Marine Energy Week BMEW will be held between 15 and 19 April as a series of technical sessions and a professional trade fair. It will also include visits to energy facilities and bilateral business meetings. The Bilbao Marine Energy Week congress will also feature a monographic session on this area.