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The Aquitaine-Basque Country Euroregion will provide €45,250 to finance the Blue SARE project, led by the Basque Energy Cluster and Agglomération Côte Basque Adour. The project, with a total budget of €90,500, aims to support the development of a Euroregional marine renewable energy offer to enable companies and institutions in the Basque Country and French region of Aquitaine Limousin Poitou-Charentes to become an international benchmark in this sector. The Euroregion will finance the Blue SARE project, to boost the positioning of companies from Aquitaine and the Basque Country. This initiative is designed to maximise...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:57 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
The Basque wind energy sector has showcased its strength at Wind Energy Hamburg, the sector’s most important international fair, which took place in Hamburg (Germany) from 27 to 30 September. The Offshore Wind Energy Basque Country brand shared a stand with ten companies at the most important event of the year. The Offshore Wind Basque Country , brand's stand, organised by the Basque Energy Cluster in collaboration with the Basque Maritime Forum, showcased the capabilities of Basque companies and the Basque Country's potential to develop onshore and offshore wind energy infrastructure. Ten important Basque companies were...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:55 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
On 28 June, representatives of 7 of the Basque Energy Cluster companies (Ariadna, Arteche, IK4-Ikerlan, Ingeteam, Indar, Ormazábal, Tecnalia), and the Basque Energy Cluster itself, visited the We Energies headquarters in Milwaukee (Wisconsin). WE Energies is one of the 7 main "Utilities" integrating WEC Energy Group, which operates in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota, supplying electricity and gas to 4.4 million clients. The scope of action of the group is deployed throughout 112,000 Km of electric power distribution lines, 70,000 Km of gas transmission and distribution pipelines and 8.8 GW of operating power...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:44 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
On 27 June, representatives of eight of the Basque Energy Cluster companies (Ariadna, Arteche, IK4-Ikerlan, Ingeteam, Indar, Ormazábal, Tecnalia, ZIV), of Iberdrola and of the Basque Energy Cluster itself visited the main offices of AVANGRID in New Haven (Connecticut). Avangrid is the subsidiary company of Iberdrola in the US, of which Iberdrola owns 81.5% of the stock. With more than 7,000 employees in the US, Avangrid works in the transport and electricity distribution sectors (through Avangrid Networks, which operate eight utilities in states on the East Coast and serve 3.1 million clients) and in the wind and solar...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:43 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
From 20 to 30 June the Basque Energy Cluster and companies belonging to the Association attended meetings and events in Washington as part of the agenda of business and institutional meetings organised by the Dept. of Economic Development and Competitiveness of the Basque Country. Two of these meetings were especially important: the one with the US Department of Energy (DoE) about Oil&Gas, Smart Grids and renewable energy, and another meeting with representatives of the Department of Interior (DoI), which is in charge of establishing the criteria to allocate federal land for Oil&Gas permits and for the...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:42 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
A group of representatives from several Economic and Innovation Development agencies from Gauteng province (South Africa) visited the Basque Energy Cluster headquarters to learn about the activities and capacity of Basque companies in the different energy sector value chains. Following the intense activity carried out over recent weeks and the very recent business mission to South Africa organised by the Basque Government and SPRI led by the Economic Development and Competition Counsellor Arantxa Tapia, we received the visit of 5 representatives from the Economic Development Agency, Growth and Development Agency and...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:40 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
We met with a group of the Foreign Economic Relationship Board of Turkey (DEIK) to show them the potential and capacity of Basque companies in the different value chains of the energy sector. Within the BIEMH framework and thanks to SPRI, we had the opportunity to showcase the Basque Energy Cluster activity and the strengths of Basque companies operating in the energy sector to a group of DEIK highest representatives. DEIK, grouping the major business holdings in the country with over 1,000 business members and 2,000 representatives of those businesses, has the mission to manage foreign economic relationships of the...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:38 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
From 23rd to 26th May, the Basque Government and SPRI have organised a business mission to South Africa led by the Economic Development and Competition Counsellor, Arantxa Tapia, where representatives from different Basque Energy Cluster companies took part. On 23rd and 25th May the Basque representatives held meetings with the managers of the most relevant South African bodies and companies: ESKOM (the South African public electricity utility, IPP Unit (public authority managing permits for renewable energy producers), Standard Bank (main finance institution in South Africa) and Sasol (oil and natural gas operator). On...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:37 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
Seanergy 2016 hosted in Biarritz on 1st and 2nd June will attract 3,000 participants from 15 European countries. This international event will enable the reinforcement of Aquitaine-Euskadi Euroregion position in the sector. Marine energy represents an alternative source of renewable energy for Europe with major future projection and offers great opportunities for the Basque industry. Euskadi has the necessary naval and auxiliary infrastructure to lead the implementation of these marine energy projects around the world, as well as a powerful energy sector derived from the Basque industrial, technological and component...
Date: 09/11/2016 - 08:33 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)

This last October, Cluj IT Cluster has been audited by the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis (ESCA) as part of the Silver labeling process. We are proud to announce that on the 22nd of October 2016 ESCA has awarded this label to our organization which positions Cluj IT Cluster among an elite class of cluster across the world. It is a recognition of the efforts we are putting in developing relevant services for our members, but also of the organizational development progress which together bring us closer to the Gold Label standards.
Date: 05/11/2016 - 16:03 | Cluj IT Cluster

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