Future Trends and Innovations in Offshore Wind
9th December 2021 (10.00 – 12.00 CET / 9.00 – 11.00 GMT)
The UK has a very enviable record in the installation and operation of offshore wind farms. The UK has been driving this market for many years now. And it is fair to say in the early stages the cost of offshore wind was incredibly high. The growth in offshore wind has been enabled by the extraordinary cost reduction that the industry has delivered in recent years, largely driven by advances in technology.
Lifetime Extension of a Wind Farm
23rd November 2021 (10:00 CET – 12:00 CET, 9:00 – 11:00 GMT)
The UK’s first demonstration offshore wind farm was installed in December 2000 off the Northumberland coast. It consisted of two 2MW Vestas wind turbines with a rotor diameter of 66m, on monopile foundations in about 10m water, less than 2km from shore.
Virtual Study Tour of the Port of Cromarty
30st March 2021 (11.00 – 12.00 CET)
The Port of Cromarty Firth has long been recognised for its potential as a great port. During the event we will demonstrate the Port’s offshore wind capability and the journey it has gone through to become fully operational offshore wind port.