Floating Wind Masterclass

Module One:

Market Overview & Analysis of Floating Offshore Wind

  • Identifying drivers of demand for floating offshore windfarms and projects and barriers to growth
  • Emerging trends and market projections- Floating offshore wind technologies & innovation- Why floating offshore wind?
  • Integration of floating offshore wind into the overall wind industry
  • Costs & risks associated with floating offshore wind
  • Case studies, existing & upcoming projects

Module Two:

Engineering Design, Concepts & Key Characteristics of Floating Offshore Wind Farms

  • Key components of floating offshore wind farms
  • Floating offshore wind farms vs fixed offshore wind farms
  • Key elements of the grid
  • Various options for turbine foundations
  • Integration of other clean energy technologies into floating offshore wind
  • Key concepts of floating wind turbines
  • Analysis methods for floating wind turbines
  • Substructure concepts and design challenges

Marine & offshore environments suitable for floating offshore wind farms

Module Three:

Subsea Cables for Floating Offshore Wind

  • Subsea cable design considerations
  • Subsea cable components & parameter
  • Array vs export cable
  • Overcoming challenges in subsea cable installation & maintenance
  • Quality control, assurance & reliability for subsea cables
  • Complying with the standards of subsea cables
  • Minimizing failure rate for subsea cables in order to deliver optimum performance

Module Four:

Floating Substructure Technology

  • Floating wind applicability in relation to substructure technology
  • Main floaters concepts
  • Spar vs semi-submersible/barge vs tension leg platform
  • Concrete vs steel for substructures
  • Evaluating the various concepts for substructure technology

Module Five:

Mooring and Anchoring

  • Mooring concept types
  • Anchor types for mooring
  • Mooring line types – materials
  • Appendages for mooring
  • Concept selection for mooring
  • Overcoming challenges and environmental considerations
  • Mooring technology
  • Mooring risk & integrity management
  • Mooring system analysis for floating wind turbines

Module Six:

Engineering Design, Concepts & Key Characteristics of Floating Offshore Wind Farms

  • Design method and process considerations
  • Design requirements for floating wind turbines
  • Ocean wave analysis applied to floating wind turbines
  • Wave and current loadings for floating wind turbines

Hydrodynamic design aspects of floating wind turbine platforms

  • Control system
  • Coupled load analysis
  • Model testing
  • Ensuring stability of floating wind structure through design
  • Topside & substructure concepts and technical comparisons
  • Design & engineering of offshore substations

Module Seven:

Project Development, Feasibility Assessment & Operations of Floating Offshore Wind Farms

  • Evaluating the end-to-end process of the planning, construction, and operations of floating offshore wind farms
  • Managing timelines and ensuring project delivery within schedule
  • Resource and sit feasibility assessment
  • Mitigating site condition impact on processes such as grid planning, project scale and component choices
  • Key stakeholder management
  • Mitigating risks and uncertainty within the planning process
  • Performance management for floating offshore wind
  • O&M requirements, innovation & best practices for floating offshore wind project
  • Evaluating key differences between floating wind & fixed wind farm operations

Module Eight:

Installation, Supply Chain, Fabrication & Certification

  • Installation methodologies
  • Managing harsh conditions during the installation process to ensure successful operations
  • Foundation, turbine and cabling installation for floating offshore wind farms
  • Planning your supply chain management & fabrication process
  • Understanding the rationale behind certification
  • Certification levels and modules
  • Concept, prototype, and project certification

Module Nine:

Floating Offshore Wind Project Business Case, Business Models and Economics

  • Market outlook and investment factors/variable
  • Cost structures, economic feasibility, financing sources and how to ensure return on investment
  • Project risk management for floating offshore wind
  • Emerging technologies and their impact on floating offshore wind business case
  • Major offshore wind market player and geographies
  • Policy, socioeconomic drives, and regulatory frameworks to foster growth
  • Feasible & economically viable floating offshore wind project business models
  • Floating offshore wind project checklist – from business planning to practical delivery

10 Key Benefits of Attending

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the floating offshore wind market and how floating wind differs from bottom fixed with regards to the components and the various project phases
  • Improve your technical understanding of floating wind technology & wind farm concepts
  • Overcome design & engineering challenges of floating wind project development
  • Learn how you can mitigate floating offshore wind project risks to ensure project success
  • Find out how you can overcome common concerns of floating wind project development such as mooring, heavy transport & lifting and maintenance as well subsea power cables deployment
  • Improve the reliability & sustainability of your floating wind project to optimize performance
  • Gain insights on floating offshore wind farm installation & operations
  • Evaluate the economical & technical feasibility of floating wind farm projects and how it fits into your portfolio
  • Improve your knowledge on the economics & business models of floating wind project development
  • Hear case studies and success stories of floating offshore wind project deployment so that you can pick up lessons learnt for your current/upcoming project

Join me and hundreds of stakeholders at the Floating Wind and Hydrogen Professionals Group.