Sessions | WindEurope Electric City 2021


Offshore innovation quickfire

Offshore wind Technical and Scientific Programme

When: Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 16:15 - 17:15
Where: Auditorium A15

Session description

What are the latest innovations on wake effects, dynamic cables, condition monitoring, control methods, and how do they improve the design of future offshore wind farms? In this dynamic session the industry will pitch the latest advancements that will allow you to improve the design and installation of offshore fixed and floating wind farms.

Session chair

Stephanie Abrand

Head of Offshore Innovation, Digital and ICT, Saipem



How to install cost effective onshore cables in an offshore environment

Jesper Moeller

Head of Offshore Balance of Plant Innovations, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy


TotalControl – Advanced integrated control of large-scale wind power plants and wind turbines

Gregor Giebel

Head of Section, DTU Wind Energy


Deriving an experimental and analytical relation between core and fiber temperature of a 3P XLPE cable

Manly Callewaert

R&D Lead, Marlinks


Zinc rich epoxies, an alternative to metallisation for the protection of offshore wind turbine towers.

Sverrir Gunnarsson

R&D Manager, Protective SME, Hempel


The C1 Wedge Connection, an alternative to bolted L-flanges delivering higher ultimate and fatigue capacity.

Jasper Winkes

Director, C1 Connections


Development of a cost-effective and reliable mooring system for floating Offshore Wind

Joao Neves

Director of Strategy and Business Development , X1 Wind


Unlocking the floating wind market potential with complementary technologies

Benjamin Mauries

Plant & Renewables Offshore R&D Engineering Manager, Saipem


HONEYMOORING™ a gamechanging dynamic mooring solution for floating windfarms (OFW)

Thor Valsø-Jørgensen

CEO, Semar


Offshore wind farm wake modelling using deep feed forward neural networks for active yaw control and layout optimisation.

Sokratis Anagnostopoulos

PhD Student, Imperial College London

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