On 16th and 17th November, the MAREWIND consortium met in the headquarters of Lurederra Centro Tecnológico in Los Arcos (Navarra, Spain) to discuss the 2-years progress of the project.
The first day, the meeting started with the review of the work done and the achievements reached so far on the activities related to the predictive modelling and the SHM tools for preventive maintenance of wind energy. The discussion continued with the latest updates on the technology validation and the manufacturing activities performed during the last months, including upscaling of nanocoating formulations, the generation of floating concrete prototypes and advanced composite testing among others. To wrap the first day of the meeting, the last topic addressed the preparatory actions for the future demonstration of the technologies in relevant environments.
The second day was dedicated to the presentation of the upcoming steps in the technical validation of the results such as the baseline for LCA analysis. Then, the meeting followed by a summary of all the communication and dissemination results achieved from the beginning of the project. To conclude the meeting, the consortium presented the next steps which will be followed to face the upcoming exploitation and standardisation challenges.