The vision of the Joule Challenge is to transform the UK supply chain for Offshore Wind by harnessing the full impact of composite materials. It aims to:
Delivered by a collaboration of two Catapult centres: ORE Catapult and the National Composites Centre (NCC), part of the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult, the Joule Challenge Phase 2 project, which started in November 2021 and concluded in June 2023, set out to prove that composite materials can deliver significant performance and light-weighting opportunities that will be essential to addressing the technical challenge of developing the next generation wind turbine platform beyond 20MW.
To support this Phase 2 had the following objectives:
You can read the full report to find out the key outcomes and findings in the link below:Download