On 22nd February 2008 Euroregion Baltic Council made a decision to transform the Seagull II project reference network dealing with Energy into a formal Working Group. The decision followed the drafting and the presentation of the 2008 Annual Action Plan and the clear definition of the goals to be reached by the Group this year.
Sodra Smaland will take over the regional patronage over this particular idea of the Euroregion Baltic Joint Development Programme and leadership of the Working Group. The Vice-Chair of the Regional Council, Ms Monika Haider will chair and Mr Ulf Andersson will be the Group administrator. Mr Hans Gulliksson of Energikontor Sydost will act as the Group expert.
The main tasks for 2008 will be to support activities contributing to a more sustainable and renewable energy supply, particularly in the fields of bio-energy and wind power.