According to Global Wind Energy Council, the floating wind market has the potential to be significant, as “80% of the world’s offshore wind resource potential lies in waters deeper than 60m”.
Turbines located miles from shore and in ever-deeper waters is the new frontier for the windpower sector, as regions around the world double-down on their efforts to accelerate the deployment of renewables.
- Maf Smith, Vice-Chair – Floating Offshore Wind Taskforce, GWEC – Global Wind Energy Council
- Una Brosnan, Head of Offshore Strategy & New Markets at Mainstream Renewable Power
- Peter Clive, Principal Wind Energy, Black & Veatch
Moderator: Kelvin Ross, Editor-in-Chief | Power Engineering International
This session spotlights some of the most innovative projects in the floating wind sector, and examines:
• The technology, elemental and maintenance challenges faced by floating wind developers;
• How to cut red tape without cutting corners;
• Reskilling, training and recruiting;
• Floating wind’s potential in the future energy mix