This specific objective is aimed at the need to further develop renewable energy sources and energy efficiency in the Programme Area.
The focus is on both bringing new products to the market and bringing existing products from the research stage to being rolled out. To do this the Programme has a similar approach to Specific Objective 1.1 in that it aims to support research and the commercialisation of research in the Programme Area.
At the same time the Programme intends to support organisations to implement and make use of low-carbon technologies and reducing their carbon footprint. This aims to increase demand in the Programme Area for these products whilst at the same time investment in research should increase supply.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been agreed by the French and UK marine energy councils and a next generation tidal turbine has been developed after a successful test site demonstration at Paimpol-Bréhat, Brittany. These are two major milestones that will support...