The first General Assembly meeting together with the Steering Committee meeting of the SWIP project was held in Nantes on October 22nd & 23rdt, France. METEODYN hosted this event and welcomed all Project partners coming from Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, as well as the Third parties VMT and CEIS coming from Netherlands and France respectively. The meeting was attended by 23 people.
The main objectives of the meeting were to review the results achieved in the first year of the Project, as well as to coordinate the work planned for the next six months and to consolidate a shared common vision of the Project.
During the meeting an overview of the Project status was undertaken. All technical WP leaders presented the work done so far in this first year as well as the plan for the subsequent six months. There was a productive exchange of ideas and fruitful agreements were made with regard to the organization of work within the tasks.
The second day the non-technical work-packages were presented, starting by the management and coordination WP following by the dissemination WP. During the dissemination WP, the market analysis developed by the third party CEIS was presented showing the opportunities that the market has about small and medium wind turbines deployment. An exploitation session was also performed by the third party VMT in order to advance for setting the basis for the future development of the exploitation plan of the project.