On the 5th of April, it was held in Valletta (Conference Center MSpace) the 1st meeting of the Regional Blue Energy Lab
On the 5th of April, it was held in Valletta (Conference Center MSpace) the 1st meeting of the Regional Blue Energy Lab, organized within the framework of the MAESTRALE project. MIEMA (the Malta Intelligent Energy Management Agency), as partner in the MAESTRALE project, organized this 1st meeting of the Maltese BEL with the aim to present MAESTRALE to public bodies and private organizations, having an interest in the development of marine-based renewable energy sources in Malta. The meeting gathered 24 participants and included speeches by Mr Jason Bongailas from Malta Marittima, Professor Aldo Drago from the University of Malta - Physical Oceanography Unit, and Mr Stephen Micallef from the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST).
Other three meetings are scheduled up to July 2019, with the final purpose of establishing a Blue Energy cluster in the country and define pilot projects. MIEMA will organize the next meeting in September 2018.
Here below some pictures and a snapshot of main participants: