International Consortium Searches for Mooring Solutions for Transitional Waters

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"As we look to the growth of the floating offshore wind sector, deployment in shallow waters will play a major role in meeting targets and, for this, innovation in the mooring space will be key,” says Principle Power.

Official Press Release Principle Power:

Principle Power partners with an innovative Irish company Technology From Ideas (TfI) to develop novel mooring solutions for transitional waters

Principle Power continues to be at the forefront of innovation in the floating wind sector. The international consortium led by Principle Power and composed of National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL, USA), Aker Solutions (Aker, Norway/USA) and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS, USA) and Technology From Ideas (TfI, Ireland), has been awarded a contract by the US Government’s National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium “NOWRDC” for a project entitled “Demonstration of Shallow-Water Mooring Components for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (ShallowFloat).”

ShallowFloat aims to demonstrate the feasibility and benefits of soft mooring designs for floating offshore wind turbines by incorporating an innovative load reducing polymer spring in the mooring lines. The... ... More: Official Press Release Principle Power

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