The Front Cover

Technological advances in floating wind will open up opportunities to exploit the abundant wind resource in deeper water sites. The  article on page 6, by Robert Proskovics and Gavin Smart from ORE Catapult, analyses the costs and risks of the three most common types of floating wind structure and compares them to those of a fixed-bottom monopile wind farm.

Publisher's Note

New developments in wind technology

Features

A Buoyant Future
By Robert Proskovics and Gavin Smart, ORE Catapult, Glasgow, UK

Seasonal Predictions for Wind Energy
By Llorenç Lledó, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Barcelona

The MegaWindForce Turbine
By Ton Bos, co-founder and shareholder of MegaWindForce, The Netherlands

Digital Twin Technology
By Ángela Angulo, Senior Project Leader, TWI Ltd, UK

Windtech Future

Focus on TLPs, Predictive Maintenance and AEP Optimisation to Further Reduce Offshore LCOE
By Philip Totaro, CEO of Totaro & Associates, USA

View from Inside

800GW of Global Wind by 2021
By Steve Sawyer, GWEC Secretary General

 

News

Company News

Projects and Contracts

Product News

Industry News

 

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