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First steps towards an Italian-Croatian cross-border offshore wind farm. It is a 300 MW project in the waters of the Upper Adriatic, born from an agreement between the two countries and has recently obtained the status of "CB RES" (Cross-Border Renewable Energy).
Funding will come from Europe for preparatory studies for the construction of the offshore wind farm off the coast of Ravenna, in the Adriatic Sea. A 300 MW wind farm that starts from an agreement between Italy and Croatia and which in the past few days has obtained the status of "CB RES" (Cross-Border Renewable Energy).

It is about 2,200 square km of area that should be available between the cities of Pula, in Croatia, and Ravenna.
If the studies are successful, construction of the cross-border offshore wind farm could begin in 2026 for a start of commercial operations in 2029.

This - explains the European Commission in a statement - will significantly improve the security of energy supply of both countries and increase renewable energy generation capacity.

All this, net of the fact that so far Italy has not been able to accelerate renewable sources, remaining totally dependent on other countries in terms of energy. If it is true that France invests in nuclear power and other countries are planning the construction of new plants, there are nations such as Germany which instead have chosen to abandon nuclear power or such as Portugal which has decided to bet everything on renewables, now reaching almost all energy independence.

Meanwhile, in Italy the path towards renewables is decidedly slow and still uphill and only in recent months - to give an example - in Taranto the first wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea was inaugurated after 14 years, which supplies clean energy to as many as 60 thousand people . The plant should help our country be less dependent on coal and oil from abroad.