Programme, presentations and posters from the 2021 conference, 13 - 15 January

Programme - EERA DeepWind'2021 conference 

Journal of Physics:Conference Series - Volume 2018, 2021

#SINTEFblog - EERA DeepWind'2021 Offshore Wind R&D Digital Conference


Presentations from the conference:


Opening session - Frontiers of Science and technology  
Tina Bru, Minister of Petroleum and Energy  
EERA DeepWind'2021 Nils Røkke, Exec. Vice President SINTEF and President EERA
Solutions for floating offshore wind Geir Olav Berg, CTO and SVP, Aker Offshore Wind
Results and plans for EC research on offshore wind Dr. Carlos Eduardo Lima Da Cunha, Policy Officer, EC
Arne Eik, Project manager offshore Wind, Norway, Equinor  
French test beds for foloating wind: present contribution and evolution towards a unified operation of open sea infrastructures Yves Perignon, Manager SEM_REV infrastructure, Research Engineer of CNRS, Centrale Nantes
Sustainable wind development Lena Kitzing, Head of Section for Society, Markets and Policy, DTU Wind Energy
Building a dominant wind sector requires focused R&I Peter Eecen, Coordinator EERA JP Wind
New turbine and generator technology  
Self-Alignment on Single Point Moored Downwind Floater, The Pivot Buoy Concept Laura Volta, DTU
Investigation of a dynamically positioned wind turbine R. Alwan, University of Adelaide
Gradient-based optimization of a 15 MW wind turbine spar floater with HAWC2-driven aerodynamics N. Pollini, DTU
On the potential and limitations of a linearized method for design and analysis of floating wind turbines F. Savenije, TNO
Comparing the Aerodynamic Performance of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines with Betz-Optimised and Linearised Blades T. Sant, University of Malta
The effect of speed exclusion zone and active tower dampers on an upwind fixed-hub two-bladed 20 MW wind turbine F. Anstock, Hamburg University
Structural Optimisation of Offshore Direct-Drive Wind Turbine Generators including Static and Dynamic Analyses K. Tartt, University of Strathclyde
Met-ocean conditions  
Analysis of turbulence models fitted to site, and their impact on the response of a bottom fixed wind turbine A. Nybø, University of Bergen
Wind resource assessment uncertainty for a TLP-based met mast D. Foussekis, CRES
Preliminary results of the COTUR project E. Cheynet, University of Bergen
Assessment of representative wind speed vertical profiles in the vicinity of offshore windfarms by means of long-range lidar J-J. Trujillo, UL International GmbH
Enhanced design basis for offshore wind farm load calculations based on met-ocean data from a floating LiDAR system M. Leimeister, Fraunhofer IWES
A Mesoscale Model Sensitivity over the Southern North Sea: Comparison with Measurements and Studying Impacts of Data Assimilation M. Bakhoday-Paskyabi, University of Bergen
Wake properties and power output of very large wind farms for different meteorological conditions and turbine spacings: A large-eddy simulation case study for the German Bight O. Maas, Leibniz University Hannover
Grid connection and power system integration  
Optimisation of grid infrastructure H. Svendsen, SINTEF 
Cost Competitive Wind Farm Frequency and Inertial Support M. Smailes, ORE Catapult
Dynamic cable model for layout optimisation purposes in Floating Offshore Wind Farms J. Rapha, IREC
DRYM: a DRY Mate connector dedicated to floating wind: Focus on long term behaviour of sealing system M. Priser, Naval Energies
Virtual Resistor for Sequential Greenstart of Wind Turbine and Offshore Network A. Jain, DTU
Indirect Current Control Grid Forming Converter Challenges and Limitations During Faults A. Abdelrahim, University of Strathclyde
Virtual Inertia Support by Grid Forming or Grid Following Control of HVDC Converter Terminals – Potential Applications in MultiTerminal HVDC Grids for Offshore Wind Integration S. D'Arco, SINTEF
Energy transition perspectives  
International Auctions for the Support of Renewable Energy in Offshore Hubs with cross-border interconnection Mario Garzón González, DTU
How Low Can They Go: Expert Perspectives on the Future Costs of Fixed-Bottom and Floating Offshore Wind Energy Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Local Energy Communities – Incorporating Offshore Wind Paul McKeever, ORE Catapult
Quantifying the economic effects of upscaling the Offshore wind industry Fabian Rocha Aponte, SINTEF
Installation and sub-structures  
Fibre Rope Mooring for Floating Wind Turbines T.A. Nygaard, IFE
Comparison of concrete and steel semi-submersible floaters for 10MW wind turbines S. Oh, Class NK
Which wave episodes drive the extreme response events for a floating wind turbine? H. Bredmose, DTU
Revised floating stability requirements for floating wind turbine structures Ø. Paulshus, DNV GL
Optimal Monopile designs for an IEA Wind reference wind farm A. Natarajan, DTU 
Reliability of an offshore wind turbine with an uncertain SN curve S. Drexler, NTNU
Early age movement in offshore structures with various bearing conditions J. Henneberg, Leibniz University Hannover - ForWind
Wind farm optimization and control  
Comparative analysis of large offshore wind energy markets K. Dykes, DTU
Simplified wake modelling for wind farm load prediction J.B. de Vaal, NTNU
From wind inflow field towards turbine loads: Analysis from a stochastic Galerkin POD model and LES simulations M. BakhodayPaskyabi, University of Bergen
Wind farm set point optimization with surrogate models for load and power output targets N. Dimitrov, DTU Wind Energy
Operation & maintenance  
How to inspect and maintain 300 km of mooring line for 50 turbines that are 100 nm offshore, A. Argyros, DNV GL
Corrosion and corrosion monitoring of structural steel in offshore wind turbines C. Hagen, SINTEF
Fatigue lifetime estimation of wind turbine blades in a wind farm using damage extrapolation S. Mozafari, DTU
Data driven case-study of a wind turbine main-bearing failure E. de Mello, University of Sheffield
Impact of vessel logistics over floating wind farm availability A.R. Luis, University of Cantabria
Limiting wave conditions for the safe maintenance of floating wind turbines B. Jenkins, University of Strathclyde
Development and Validation of Automatic Data Quality Control Algorithms A. Venu, DNV GL
Estimation of wear and lifetime for improved turbine operation F. Rehwald, Fraunhofer IEE
Experimental testing and validation  
Experimental study of the effect of second order wavemaker theory on the response of large diameter monopile in irregular sea F.H. Dadmarzi, NTNU
Uncertainties assessment in real-time hybrid model for ocean basin testing of a floating offshore wind turbine M. Somoano, IH Cantabria
Identification of wave drift force QTFs for the INO WNDMOOR floating wind turbine based on model test data and comparison with potential flow predictions N. Fonseca, SINTEF
Comparison of dynamic response prediction by using engineering model and numerical water tank for barge platform H. Otori, University of Tokyo
OC6 semisubmersible under waves and constant thrust S. Gueydon, MARIN
Sliding mode control design and its application on floating wind turbine F. Plestan, Ecole Centrale de Nantes
Lifetime Extension of Floating Wind Turbines – A Case Study L. Frøyd, 4Subsea AS
Structural monitoring of a 5MW offshore wind turbine E. Cheynet, University of Bergen
Closing session  
Layout optimization for floating wind farm design Katherine Dykes, Head of Section, Systems Engineering and Optimization, DTU
Digital Twin + Wind Energy = True Trond Kvamsdal, Professor, NTNU
The Path to Floating Wind Deployment in the United States Amy Robertson, Principal Engineer, NREL
Making floating wind cost competitive John Olav Tande, Chief Scientist, SINTEF
Design and CFD studies of UPWARDS 15 MW virtual wind turbines B. Panjwani, SINTEF
A procedure to redesign a comparable blade structure of a two-bladed turbine based on a three-bladed reference M. Schütt, HAW Hamburg
Verification of Simpack-Moordyn coupling using 15 MW IEA Activefloat T. Roser, Stuttgart Wind Energy
Challenges in Large Offshore Wind Farms with MVDC Collection System A. Follo, DTU
Wind power integration in offshore oil and gas energy systems – operational optimisation H. Svendsen, SINTEF
Challenges related to long HVAC export cables in offshore wind power plants A. Holdyk, SINTEF
Monitoring of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Using Model-Based Observers F. Lemmer, Sowento GmbH
Operational Metrics for an Offshore Wind Farm and Their Relation to Turbine Access Properties F. Anderson, CDT
Item-based Reliability-centred Life-Cycle Costing using Monte Carlo Simulation J. Reifferscheidt, SGRE
A computer tool for optimisation of marine operations for offshore wind farm installation E.E. Halvorsen-Weare
Condition-Monitoring of Power Electronic Converters O.C. Spro, SINTEF
Development of a Bayesian Network Updating Model for O&M planning of Offshore Wind Structures T. Elusakin, Cranfield University
Low-frequency dynamic wake meandering: comparison of FAST Farm and DIWA software tools I. Rivera-Arreba, NTNU
A hierarchical supervisory wind power plant controller K. Merz, SINTEF
A deep learning based reduced order model framework for assessing urban wind flow: A step in direction of digital twin model for buildingintegrated wind turbine and urban drone safety M. Tabib, SINTEF
A Numerical Investigation of the Geometric Characteristics of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Wake under Axial and Yawed Rotor Conditions T. Sant, University of Malta
Evaluation of a low-fidelity hydrodynamic modelling approach for a floating wind turbine mounted on an enhanced spar G. Gonzalez, DTU Wind Energy
A nested multi-scale modelling framework involving Large Eddy Simulation for assessing urban wind conditions for safe drone operations and urban wind energy M. Tabib, NTNU
Design and application of an experimental hydrofoil test rig V. Lunestad, University of Bergen
Verification of coupling interface between an aeroelastic code and a time domain Rankine solver for completing structural analysis of floating wind turbine foundation design A. Bakhshandehrostami, DNV GL
Assessment of mooring system innovations for a floating offshore wind turbine using coupled dynamic analyses Q. Pan, SWE, University of Stuttgart
Effect of hydrodynamic models on the evaluation of cross-sectional forces in the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines S. Oh, ClassNK
An effect of the averaging time and recording interval on mean wind speeds and significant wave heights A. Yamaguchi, University of Tokyo
Direct and fast probabilistic assessment of long term monopile load distribution from combined met-ocean data and fully nonlinear wave kinematics J.V.T. Sørensen, DHI
Exploring the potential of synthetic turbulence in large eddy simulations during stable conditions over ocean wind farms J. Boekee, Wageningen University and Research, University of Bergen, Delft University of Technology
Impact of waves on a large-scale turbine on a floating spar J. Sirvent, Kingston University
An introduction of image processing methods to the wake detection M. Krutova, University of Bergen
A study of nested simulations in PALM LES in application to the wind turbines M. Krutova, University of Bergen
Wind-Wave Interaction and Its Impact on Turbine Wakes Variability under Changing Atmospheric and Sea-State Conditions M. Bakhoday-Paskyabi, University of Bergen
Offshore Wind Turbine Near- and Far-wake Acoustic Noise Propagation: LES-based Study M. Bakhoday-Paskyabi, University of Bergen
Presentation and validation of a simulation environment for floating lidar systems O. Bischoff, SWE, University of Stuttgart
Analysis of wind spectra and coherence in near-neutral stability at sea based on two LES codes X. Ning, University of Bergen
Verification and validation of a micro-scale Finite Element code for atmospheric boundary layer flow in coastal area Z. Midjiyawa, Meteorological Institute
Hybrid analysis and modeling for next generation of digital twins S. Pawar, Oklahoma State University
Assessment of the allowable sea states for offshore wind turbine installation considering weather forecasting uncertainty M.Wu, NTNU
A hybrid POD approach for parametrised turbulent flow problems V. Tsiolakis, NTNU