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Thursday, 29 September 2016
14:30 - 16:00 Floating wind: towards commercial deployment
Turbine technology  

Room: Hall G2

This session will look at the current position in floating wind energy, especially the latest technology developments towards its commercialization, and the challenges and future prospects of this exciting and promising way of harvesting offshore wind energy.

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Learning objectives

  • Understand the current state of development of floating wind energy;
  • Acquire an overview of the different technologies of floaters and the challenges associated with them;
  • Understand the key drivers toward commercial deployments of floating wind energy.
Andrew Jamieson, CEO, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, United Kingdom
Po Wen Cheng, Professor, Stuttgart University, Germany

Bruno Geschier
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, IDEOL, France
Introductory keynote  

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Henrik Stiesdal
Wind Energy Pioneer, Stiesdal, Denmark
TetraSpar – a new floating concept  

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Abstract ID: 60 science & research
Markus Lerch
Energy Engineer / PhD Candidate, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Spain
Multi-criteria assessment tool for floating offshore wind power plants

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Abstract ID: 280
Denis Matha
Senior Engineer, Ramboll, Germany
Industrial design considerations for floating wind turbines

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Abstract ID: 472 science & research
Juan Amate
Head of Offshore Technology, Iberdrola Ingeniería y Construcción, Spain
Development of a semi-submersible barge for the installation of a TLP floating structure: TLPWIND case study

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