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Megavind: Organisation and Mandate

Process diagram:

  • Black lines = Responsibility and strategy work for approval
  • Black arrow = Knowledge exchange through working documents

Organisation and Mandate description

Steering Committee

  • Decision-making authority
  • Meeting frequency: Approx. four times a year
  • Approves mandates for coming work
  • Ensures and approves the composition of task forces
  • Approves final Annual Research Agenda  
  • Composed by 18-23 key industry experts with strong industry knowledge and representativeness (e.g. 3 x energy companies, 3 x wind turbine manufacturers, 3 x research institutions/universities, 2 + 2 system suppliers (wind turbine and offshore), 3-4 consultancies, 3-4 organisations, and and EUDP as observers. New members of the steering committee are elected by a co-opting process.

Executive Committee

  • Responsible for budget and execution of the project approved by EUDP
  • Meeting frequency: Multiple times a year, as needed
  • Devises mandates for future work and present these to the steering committee for approval
  • Devises proposals to the composition of expert working groups
  • Acts as discussions partner for expert working groups and secretariat from the time of approval of mandates to the final strategies’ approval
  • Composed by approx. 4-5 persons to be elected/chosen from the steering committee’ midst. The members are as follows:
    - DONG Energy

    - Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S
    - Siemens Wind Power A/S
    - DTU Wind Energy
    - Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Task forces

  • Organizes workshops, papers, discussions after mandate by the Steering Committee


  • DWIA is responsible for project management

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