/  November 01, 2010  -  October 31, 2015


High Power, High Reliability Offshore Wind Technology

Partners: Ingenieria y Diseño Europeo S.A., Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Acciona Energia S.A., SINTEF Energi AS, Technip France SAS, New and Renewable Energy Centre Ltd, ABB Schweiz AG, Fundación Robotiker, Wölfel beratende Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG, Mammoet Europe B.V., Dr.techn.Olav Olsen AS, Det Norske Veritas Ltd., Micromega Dynamics SA, Universität Siegen, TWI Ltd, 1-Tech s.p.r.l.
Duration: 1.11.2010 - 31.10.2015
Funding by: European Commission (FP7)
Client: European Commission
Persons in charge: Jochen Bard, Jochen Giebhardt
Focus: Project lead and -coordination.
Further tasks are performed by the divisions/departments of Control Engineering & Energy Storage Systems, Systems Engineering and Distribution Grids and Wind Farm Planning and Operation.

This project aims to unlock vast new deepwater areas for wind farms by installing and operating a floating MW-class wind turbine for research purposes.