by Jay Miller, Crain’s Cleveland Business

The developer planning a wind energy project on Lake Erie has agreed to give a network of researchers access to its offshore platforms to conduct scientific analysis and research.

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) at the University of Michigan announced Monday, April 22, an agreement to work together on projects of mutual interest. This includes the sharing of scientific data, access to LEEDCo’s offshore platforms and research to monitor and understand large-scale processes on Lake Erie. CIGLR comprises 21 research organizations and the U.S. National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

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