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THE ELICAN PROJECT




The Elican project will upscale the Elisa project to the final demonstration state of the technology by the construction of a real scale fully operational offshore wind turbine in open water, in the Plocan area. A strong team of complementary european companies with worldwide leading presence in the wind energy industry join forces to provide the market with a disruptive high-capacity and cost-reducing integrated substructure system for deep offshore wind energy.

Supported again by the H2020 Programme, The Elican project will design, build, certify and fully demonstrate in operative environment a deep water substructure prototype supporting a 5mw offshore wind turbine.

It will comprise the manufacturing and installation of the telescopic wind tower in the dry-dock built for the purpose in the Arinaga harbor (Gran Canaria), the installation of a 5 mw offshore wind turbine, the transportation of the assembly, the ballasting of the foundation, the connection of the turbine to the grid and the monitoring of the turbine under operation.





THE ELICAN PROJECT HAS A TOTAL BUDGET OF 17,107,301.25 € AND WAS SELECTED FOR THE H2020-LCE-2015-2 CALL IN SEPTEMBER 2015. THE ACTION STARTED IN JANUARY, 2016 AND WILL LAST UNTIL DECEMBER, 2018.