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WindOpt - TRL4

WINDOPT is a software tool for conceptual optimization of spar-type floating wind turbine support structures, including mooring system and power cable.


The tool is developed by MARINTEK.

WindOpt optimize material costs while satisfying functional and safety-related design requirements for spar buoys, power cables and mooring system.

Further development planned includes extension to other type of substructures such as multicolumn floaters (Semisubmersibles).