Market Analysis & Insights

Our Analysis & Insight reports are designed to provide you with relevant, actionable advice and insight on key industry issues. We cover a broad range of topics – including economic analysis, O&M best practice, maintenance strategy, financial modelling and research and technology development – all linked to ORE Catapult’s project and research activity and in response to key industry events.


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Offshore Wind Economics for Complete Beginners

Early in 2022, we’re launching a new online course exploring the economics of offshore wind, in collaboration with Ken Kasriel, Energy Economist, Educator and Wiley Finance Author. Click below to find out more and register your interest.

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Can O&M simulation tools guide cable topology selection?

Rising US offshore wind costs and what it could mean for 2023 UK bid rounds

Quantifying the benefits of tidal stream energy to the wider UK energy system

Extracting and Using Weather Time-Series Data for Offshore Renewable Energy Projects

Carbon footprint of offshore wind farm components

Initial Predictions for Offshore Wind Farms in the ScotWind Leasing Round

Setting a benchmark for decarbonising O&M vessels of offshore wind farms

Using floating offshore wind to power oil and gas platforms

The benefits of hybrid bottom-fixed and floating wind sites

What are Operations and Maintenance Simulation Tools?

Analysing Turbine Stop Events: Enabling Better O&M Decision-Making

Inspection Management Tools in Offshore Wind: Improving Safety, Efficiency and Compliance

Climbing the Digital Maturity Ladder: Data & Digitalisation in Offshore Renewables

UAV Approaches to Turbine Inspection: Reducing Reliance on Rope-Access

Autonomous Systems in O&M: Removing the Barriers to BVLOS Operations

Predicting Dynamic Subsea Cable Failure for Floating Wind

Offshore Wind Subsea Power Cables: Installation, Operation and Market Trends

Emergency Response Intervention: Benefits of Advanced Medical Training

Re-Energising the UK’s Coastal Communities: The Impact and Benefits of Regional Engagement

Breaking into the Offshore Wind Sector: A Primer for New Market Entrants

Extending Turbine Lift Statutory Inspection Intervals

An Introduction to Risk in Floating Wind: Key Risks and how to Mitigate Them

Multi-Skilling Control Room Staff at Gwynt y Môr

E.ON and Uniper Engineering Academy’s Offshore Wind Apprenticeships

Moving Toward a Subsidy-Free Future for Offshore Wind

The Economic Value of Offshore Wind: Benefits to the UK of Supporting the Industry

Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring: Data Processing and Power Quality Requirements

Cost Modelling Analysis of Floating Wind Technologies

An Alternative End-of-Warranty Contracting Strategy

Operational Data Integration Using CORE: A Global, Bespoke SCADA System

BLEEP: Reducing the Cost Impacts of Wind Turbine Blade Erosion

A Strategic Approach to Planned and Reactive Maintenance at Robin Rigg

Early Fault Detection Using SCADA: An Exploration of E.ON’s Intelligent Use of Operational Data

Building Information Modelling for offshore wind projects: improving working methods and reducing costs

An Assessment of Real-World Crew Transfer Vessel Capabilities at Gwynt y Môr

Management of Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Gas in Wind Turbine Sub-Structures

Facilitating Cost Reduction through the Review of Offshore Grid Standards

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