MonoBase Wind Secures State Subsidy for Advancing Offshore Wind Innovation

The Hague, The Netherlands.
Published 12 December 2016

MonoBase Wind proudly announces its recent success in securing a substantial subsidy from the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs. This significant grant, awarded under the TKI Wind program aimed at fostering innovations for offshore wind, reflects the government’s support for the continued development of the MonoBaseWind concept.

Key Highlights:

  1. Government Recognition: MonoBase Wind has been recognized and awarded a substantial subsidy by the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs for its commitment to advancing innovative solutions in offshore wind.
  2. TKI Wind Program: The subsidy is part of the TKI Wind program, which strategically invests in projects that drive technological advancements and promote sustainable practices within the offshore wind industry.
  3. Focus on Basic Design: The granted subsidy is earmarked for the basic design phase of a full-scale prototype, planned for installation at the Borselle Kavel V demonstrator field. This crucial step aligns with MonoBase Wind’s dedication to practical application and real-world impact.
  4. Strategic Partnerships: MonoBase Wind has collaborated with esteemed partners Royal HaskoningDHV and MARIN for this subsidized project, pooling expertise and resources for the successful execution of the basic design and prototype installation.

“This subsidy is a testament to the government’s belief in our vision and the potential impact of the MonoBaseWind concept on the offshore wind landscape,” said Geert Jan Hoek, CEO at MonoBase Wind. “Teaming up with Royal HaskoningDHV and MARIN further strengthens our capabilities, and we are eager to deliver tangible results through this collaborative effort.”

The awarded subsidy propels MonoBase Wind into a pivotal phase of development, reinforcing its commitment to driving positive change and innovation in the offshore wind sector.