Offshore Wind

The expansion of offshore wind energy will benefit not only manufacturers of wind turbines but also ports with new business fields and revenue sources, shipping companies and the maritime supply industry.

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HyStOH

Self-aligning floating wind turbine has deep water potential

Within the framework of the joint HyStOH project, a self-aligning wind turbine has been developed. The concept, consisting of a simple, cost-effective, lightweight installation with low environmental impact, was optimised at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) by extensive numerical simulations and model tank tests. The project is funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.

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