Analysis & Insight

Cost Modelling Analysis of Floating Wind Technologies

Published 27 October 2016

Are floating turbines a cost-competitive solution to harnessing the UK’s enormous deep-water offshore wind potential? This paper, by Angeliki Spyroudi, explores the commercial viability of floating wind technology by carrying out a cost modelling analysis of TLPWIND, an innovative tension leg platform solution developed by Iberdrola E&C, in partnership with the University of Strathclyde and ORE Catapult.