Engineering Challenges for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

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The major objective of this paper is to survey the technical challenges that must be overcome to develop deepwater offshore wind energy technologies and to provide a framework from which the first-order economics can be assessed.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 2007
Event2005 Copenhagen Offshore Wind Conference - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 26 Oct 200528 Oct 2005


Conference2005 Copenhagen Offshore Wind Conference
CityCopenhagen, Denmark

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-500-38776


  • economics
  • floating offshore wind turbines
  • technical challenges


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