In Seatrade Maritime News article, Floating offshore wind – its time has come, summarises the ‘Consolidating Floating Technologies to Bring Down Cost’ panel, moderated by Kate Freeman at Reuters Events Renewables Offshore & Floating Wind Europe on line event held 13-14 October 2021.
The article summarise the debate led by Kate. Topics covered included how the cost of floating wind has fallen as the supply chain and production techniques progress at a rapid pace. There was consensus on the panel that floating costs will eventually achieve cost-competitiveness with ‘traditional’ fixed bottom foundations.
You can read the article in full here: Floating offshore wind – its time has come.