Programme from 2024 conference - 17 - 19 January

Programme - EERA DeepWind'2024 conference 

Summary and list of keynote speakers on #SINTEFblog

Roundup of the Conference on the FME NorthWind website



Presentations from the conference:

You can find the list of presentations below. Links to the actual presentations will be added within the next few days.

Opening session - Frontiers of Science and technology

Opening by State Secretary Astrid Bergmål, Norwegian Ministry of Energy Norwegian Ministry of Energy
European Union research and innovation on wind energy Enrico DEGIORGIS, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation
Progress of offshore wind power industry and technology in China Yongqian Liu, Professor, North China Electric Power University
Experience and potential for floating wind farms Herbjørn Haslum, Equinor
Development of the offshore grid Nenad Keseric, Statnett
How to use contract for difference to succeed with offshore wind Lena Kitzing, DTU
Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda 2025-2027 Jacob Edmonds, SVP Ørsted, VP ETIP wind
EERA JP wind towards a European Centre of Excellence Ignacio Martí, DTU, director EERA JP wind
New turbine and generator technology  
An improved, coupled frequency domain model for floating wind turbines including aerodynamics, hydrodynamics and controllers G. Bouman, Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN)
Revolutionising Offshore Wind Energy: The 20MW Drivetrain Concept Study J. Robson, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (OREC)
Comparing fatigue and ultimate loads of two- and three-bladed 20MW floating offshore wind turbines F. Anstock, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Generator Efficiency Optimization in a Counter-Rotating Axis Floating Tilted Turbine  Alicia Robertsson & Emelie Nordin, Uppsala University
Dynamic Simulation and 3D Visualization of a Floating Wind Turbine Using Counter-Rotating Vertical Axis Turbines A. Hedene, L. Jonsson and K. Österling, Uppsala University
Power-train design for XROTOR wind turbine including wireless power transmission and multi-level DAB converters S.A. Mortazavizadeh, University of Strathclyde
Modelled Cost Reductions for the X-Rotor Offshore Wind Turbine F. Devoy Mcauliffe, University College Cork
XROTOR disruptive wind turbine advanced aerodynamic analysis using CFD  Méndez López Beatriz, CENER

Met-ocean conditions

Below the clouds: Taming a weather-related measurement error of floating lidar systems F. Kelberlau, Fugro Norway AS
Climatology of low-level jets in Scandinavia for offshore wind applications and a variety of datasets

C. Michel, Norwegian Meteorological Institute
A design-oriented fatigue Design Load Cases selection method for floating offshore wind turbines H. Pineau, Sofresid
Assessment of offshore wind climate in coastal areas of Japan using single scanning Doppler LiDAR A. Mano, RENOVA, Inc.
Improvements in Sea and Swell Separation for Offshore Industry Applications  S. Kistner, DHI
Turbulence measurement by using vertical lidar and its validation at an offshore Met Mast  A. Yamagushi, The University of Tokyo
CFD study on droplet impact to predict the rain induced erosion of wind turbine blades  D.S. Edirisinghe, Southeast Technological University, Carlow Campus, Ireland
Unveiling the Dynamics: Flow Variability in and Around Offshore Wind Farms M. Bakhoday-Paskyabi, University of Bergen
Wind Flow Observations using Nacelle Lidars: A Study on the University of Stavanger Campus L. Vogt, University of Stavanger
Insights in wind field reconstruction from two nacelles LiDAR in the same offshore wind farm  (Presentation not available) R. Marini, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Applying triple collocation for verifying wind resource measurements and reanalysis data  J. Gotschall, Fraunhofer IWES

Experimental testing and validation

Effects of Motion, Waves, and Current on Heave Plate Hydrodynamics in Floating Wind Turbines J.M. Rodrigues, SINTEF
Hybrid testing system development for single point mooring lines fowts  O. Pires, CENER
Experimental validation of new data processing strategies for dynamic monitoring of floating wind turbines (Presentation not available) F. Pimenta, University of Porto
Data-driven estimation of higher-order transfer functions D. Stamenov, Aarhus University
An Experimental Study for Global Performance of a FOWT using Real Time Hybrid Method Yoon-Jin Ha, Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering
Floating wind turbine response to directionally spread storm waves  A. Sithik, DTU
Pressure distribution solution in time domain of FOWTs with fully coupled multi-fidelity approach  G. Campaña-Alonso, CENER
A method to assess extreme breaking wave loads in design of floating offshore wind turbines  J.F Filipot, France Energies Marines
Comparison of classical and drone based hard-target methodologies applied to scanning lidar for offshore wind  A. Oldroyd, Oldbaum Services
Wind turbine rotors in surge motion: Relevance of the returning wake effect for large-scale FOWT  C.W. Schulz, TUHH, Hamburg University of Technology

Grid connection and power system integration

Analysing a grid-forming storage hub for an offshore platform cluster supplied by wind energy D. Mota, SINTEF
Subsea collector - enabling simple, robust and cost-effective renewable offshore power generation  A.E. Løtveit, Aker Solutions
Synergies and Trade-offs between Hydrogen and Offshore Wind Investments in the North Sea Region  D. Reulein, NTNU
Offshore grid optimisation for 30 GW of Norwegian offshore wind  H. Svendsen, SINTEF
Evolution of transmission system design for offshore wind  H. Kirkeby, Sea Breeze Electrical Consulting
Influence of wind farm fault current control strategies on distance protection during unsymmetrical faults (Presentation not available) A. Holdyk, SINTEF
Value of line packing hydrogen for offshore wind energy transport and storage  J. Withers, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Economic assessment of damage-aware wind farm control for secondary regulation provision  (Presentation not available) C. Dupont, NTNU
Transmission investment and the system benefits of offshore wind  P. McKeever, ORE Catapult

Substructures and mooring

Frequency domain structural analysis for early design of floating wind systems using Sesam and Bladed  Z. Pan, DNV
Improved Floating Offshore Wind Turbine support structure design through Instantaneous Centre of Rotation identification K. Patryniak, University of Strathclyde
Optimizing Platform Configurations in the Early Design Phase of Floating Wind Turbines  J. A. Garcia, CENER
Effects of wave-current coupling on dynamic responses of a 15MW spar-type floating wind turbine Yan Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Calibration and implementation of a design tool for drag anchors in clay  S.D. Nielsen, COWI AS
Investigating Alternative Application Ranges for Floating Offshore Wind  M. Leimeister, Fraunhofer IWES
Virtual Laboratory and the NorthWind Database of Sands  A. Page, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI)
A semi-analytical approach for dynamic responses of monopile-supported offshore wind turbines subjected to ship impacts  A. Hammad, NTNU
An efficient approach for inducing extreme second-order surge response in catenary-moored offshore wind substructures  D. Lande-Sudall, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Ice-capable floating wind turbine structures: loads assessment of the TetraTLP concept S. Tocci-Bovin, Stiesdal Offshore

Wind farm optimization

Optimization of Mooring Configurations for Minimized Wake Effects in Floating Wind Farms Y. Alkarem, University of Maine
Mooring optimization for compliant floating wind turbines using adaptive particle swarm optimization with regrouping behaviour M.D. Kallinger, IREC, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research
Comparison of quasi-static and dynamic mooring line models for shared mooring floating wind farms V. Ramachandran Nair Rajasree, NTNU
Assessing the influence of nonlinear mooring forces in the optimization and design of FOWT G. Amaral, University of São Paulo
Tradespace Exploration of Floating Offshore Wind Mooring Systems  E. Lozon, NREL
Modelling of rain-induced erosion of wind turbine blades within an offshore wind cluster D. van Binsbergen, NTNU
A wind farm layout optimization including momentum-conserving wake superposition and meandering correction D. Sukhman, HVL
Increasing the profitability of floating offshore wind by co-located subsea energy storage  R. Juhlin, Subsea 7
A Design Perspective: What Distinguishes Floating Wind Farms with Conventional- and Shared Mooring Systems?  S.H. Nybø, SINTEF/NTNU
Design optimization of floating offshore wind farms using a steady state motion and flow model J. Feng, DTU Wind

Environmental impact 

Seabird vulnerability to offshore wind farms: an individual-based modelling approach L. Buckingham, NINA
Lifecycle impact assessment of offshore wind farms on migrating bird diversity in the North Sea E.J. Critchley, NINA
Lifecycle impacts of offshore wind energy development on marine mammals  T. Kvalnes, NINA
Environmental impacts of floating Hywind Tampen turbine: Noise measurement during WindSYS project’s campaign  M. Bakhoday-Paskyabi, University of Bergen
Windfarm noise affects plankton communities in northern marine waters (Presentation not available) J.S. Courboules, NTNU
Assessment of microplastics in the sediments around Hywind Scotland OWF (Presentation not available) A. Booth, SINTEF

Wind farm control 

Controller influence on the fatigue of a floating wind turbine and load case impact assessment A. Sanchez, NAUTILUS
Comparing feedforward individual pitch control performance of large floating offshore wind turbines A.J. Russell, IDCORE
Coordinated control of single point moored floating multi-wind turbines under fault events and shutdowns  I. Eguinoa, CENER
Dynamic analysis of a quasi-static reinforcement-learning approach for wake steering V. Chabaud, SINTEF
Impact of Wake Control Strategies on the Mooring Line Loads of Floating Wind Farms (Presentation not available) H. del Pozo Gonzalez, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)

Marine operations and logistics

Tow-out of a Semi-submersible Floating Offshore Wind Turbine  D. Yin, SINTEF
Innovative Benchmarking of Offshore Wind O&M Strategies via AIS Data Analysis D. Baumgärtner, Fraunhofer IWES
Optimizing maintenance strategies for heavy maintenance operations requiring vessel chartering at offshore wind farms (Presentation not available) V.H. Petersen, NTNU
Multibody dynamic assessment of vessel-floater accessibility for floating wind  C. Perez Moreno, PEAK Wind

Societal impact and regulatory framework

People on Offshore wind: How to develop Utsira Nord in a just and inclusive way  S. Heidenreich, NTNU
Wind Energy Development in Norway: Exploring the Emotional Landscape S.H. Lundheim, NTNU
An analysis of fishermen's concerns about wind farms and knowledge gaps in Norway D. Dankel, SINTEF
Legal framework for electricity market design offshore C. Banet, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law
Informed Public Opinions and Decision Making through Digital Twins  F. Stadtmann, NTNU

Operation and maintenance

Application of systems safety principles for O&M of floating offshore wind D. Rowell, University of Strathclyde
Enhancing Wind Farm O&M with SCADA Data-Based Early Fault Detection: Feasibility and Industry Expectations  T. Lichtenstein, Fraunhofer IWES
Method and application for cost-effective monitoring of floating wind turbines using a hybrid digital twin F. Savenije, TNO
Integrating Human and Organisational Factors into Prognostics and Health Management Framework for Wind Farms  A. Keprate, OsloMet University
Daylight Considerations for Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance O.J. Donnelly, University of Strathclyde
Optical-Thermal Video Data Fusion for Near Real-time Non-contact Blade Damage Detection in Spinning Wind Turbines X. Chen, Technical University of Denmark
Algorithm Reliability in the Development of Offshore Wind Turbine Digital Twins  T.Yalcin, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Simulation of an Adaptive Operating Strategy to Extend the Lifetime of Wind Turbine Gearboxes  L. Binanzer, University of Stuttgart
A comparative analysis of major component repair strategies for floating offshore wind K. Saeed, University of Strathclyde

Closing session

Sustainability is more than a number: Enabling co-existence and multi-use offshore  Dorothy Dankel, SINTEF
Marine operations and logistics lessons learnt from Hywind Tampen Jan Kristian Haukeland, EVP Renewable energy, DOF Subsea
Quantifying effects of characteristic turbulence on floating wind turbine fatigue Lars Frøyd, 4subsea
Approaches and Challenges in the Structural Design Process of Floating Substructures Michael Karch, Chief Naval Architect, Ramboll
Preparing a local community for offshore wind Grete Møgster, Utsira municipality
NeWindEERA - A new research programme for the European wind sector  Paul McKeever, ORE Catapult



New turbine and generator technology

A parameterized model for PM generators H. Bernhoff, Uppsala University
Numerical investigations on the Startup Dynamics of S-Rotor Vertical Axis Wind Turbines J. Christie, Robert Gordon University
Dynamic Formulation of the Double Multiple Stream Tube Model of Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbines A.G. Sanvito, Politecnico di Milano

Grid connection and power system integration

Investigation of power and frequency fluctuations on an offshore grid with a small wind farm H. Haugdal, SINTEF
Dynamic cables for offshore floating wind – Impact of floater characteristics on cable fatigue life M.T. Asyikin, Nexans
The effect of cable voltage level and conductor material on floating wind greenhouse gas emissions  A. Johanson, Nexans
66 kV vs. 132 kV collection grids T. Treider, SINTEF
Electrification of offshore O&G platforms through large offshore wind farms A. Smith, SINTEF
Hydrogen Cost Reduction (HyCoRe) – Impact on the UK Electricity and Gas Networks J. Withers, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Metocean conditions

Reduction of wind climatology  I. Barstad, Norconsult
Assessment of motion compensated turbulence intensity by a Floating LiDAR System S. Yahiaoui, AKROCEAN
Wind farm layout assessment in Sørlige Nordsjø II using the FLORIS framework and NORA3 dataset H. Wallestad, University of Bergen
IEA Wind Task 49: WP1 - Reference Site Conditions for Floating Wind Arrays  S. Creane, University College Dublin
Metocean Engine: Developing Open-Access Tools for In-Depth Metocean Analysis Clio Michel, NTNU & MET Norway
Collocating reanalysis and measured wind data: A case study on the verification of CERRA F. Rouholahnejad, Fraunhofer IWES
Accuracy assessment of offshore wind observations partially compensated by MCP method considering data availability  K. Enoki, Obayashi Corporation
Extending Turbulence Measurements to 300m: Aiming to Retrieve All Wind Components from Vertical Velocity  E. Cheynet, University of Bergen
Large-scale deployment of wind lidar J. Gottshcall, Fraunhofer IWES

Operation and maintenance

Structural Health Monitoring of synthetic mooring lines for semi-submersible wind floaters under varying environmental conditions R. Schlanbusch, NORCE AS
A dynamic simulation-based methodology for systematic assessment of workability on floating wind turbines M. Collu, University of Strathclyde
Deep Learning Enabled Data-Driven Detection of Wind Turbine Operating Conditions Using Transformer Networks T. Lichtenstein, Fraunhofer IWES
Thermographic detection of leading-edge erosion and AI-based image processing I. Lapšanská, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
Unsupervised Deep Learning Image Processing for Anomaly Detection in Offshore Wind Turbines A. Keprate, Høyskolen Kristiania
Condition monitoring of offshore wind turbine generators using machine learning of phase-resolved partial discharge plots P. Kinghorn, ORE Catapult
Sensor Concepts for Gear Damage Detection in Wind Power Drives L. Merkle, University of Stuttgart, Institute of Machine Components (IMA)
Using Large Language Models to Recommend Repair Actions for Offshore Wind Maintenance, C. Walker, University of Hull
Experimental investigation of the relation between operating conditions and offshore wind turbine drivetrain dynamics K. Kestel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
A neural network-based motion prediction of semi-submersible floating platform for offshore wind A. Keprate, Høyskolen Kristiania

Substructures and mooring

Virtual tank tests to optimize floater design for single point mooring configurations  B. Méndez López, CENER
Efficient calculation of FEM based stress for floating wind substructures H. Bredmose, DTU Wind
Demonstration of Floating offshore wind energy at the Black Sea - BLOW project J.L. Domínguez-García, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Engineering Challenges and Opportunities for Gravity-Based Foundations Supporting Offshore Wind Turbines Arjen Kort, NGI
Consideration of Climate Change in support structure design of 25-MW wind turbine for long-term safety Yong Yook Kim, Institute for Advanced Engineering
Proof of concept for a stability analysis tool for floating wind turbines structures B. Pamfil, Technical University of Denmark
Mooring line materials for mini-TLP platforms S. Papadopoulou, ETME
Efficient numerical modeling for analysis and design of ultra large floating wind turbines (EMULF2) F. Pierella, DTU Wind Energy
Non-Linear hydrodynamic modelling of mooring loads and wave breaking A.S. Sharma, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
The optimisation and analysis of SPAR support structures for 15MW turbines V. Sykes, The University of Strathclyde

Marine operations and logistics

Comparative Analysis of Weather Window Estimations: Physics-based versus Machine Learning- Wave Forecasting  A.C. Pillai, University of Exeter
An analysis of floating wind turbine towing operations using OpenFAST  R.C. Ramachandran, Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN)
Definition of a Baseline Rotor for a 25MW Floating Offshore Turbine C. dos Santos, IFE
De-risking Scour and Anchor Installation for Floating Offshore Wind through Numerical and Experimental Modelling  S. Creane, University College Dublin
Offshore wind project installations: advanced approach for weather risk assessments L.M. De La Torre Castro, Fraunhofer IWES

Wind farm optimisation

A Comparative Assessment between Sequentially and Integrated Coupled Analysis Solutions for Offshore Wind Turbine Sub-Structures D. Duncan, ORE Catapult
Reference Design Cases for Floating Offshore Wind Arrays F. Devoy Mcauliffe, University College Cork
Bayesian Optimisation for Offshore Wind Farm Optimisation S.P. Hellan, SINTEF
A data driven digital-twin suitable reduced-order model for turbulent wake dynamics behind a wind turbine M. Tabib, SINTEF

Experimental testing and validation

Application of stage development approach on testing of floating wind turbines: phase I results A.N. Leite, FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility
Comparing vibration and acoustic signals for bolt loosening detection in a scale wind turbine drivetrain G.L. Reis, Fraunhofer IWES
Investigating the Relevance of Considering Structural Flexibility in Model Tests of Floating Wind Turbine Systems  M. Leimeister, Fraunhofer IWES
Calibration and validation of Floating Offshore Sub-Stations numerical model results through experimental tests M. Vicinay, Nautilus Floating Solutions
Preliminary studies of acoustic emission for in-situ detection of instabilities in keyhole laser welding  I. Bunaziv, SINTEF
High-resolution wake measurements using a scanning lidar: a case study in the Belgian offshore zone  P-J. Daems, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Regression-based estimation of nonlinear hydrodynamic loads on the INO WINDMOOR 12MW semi-submersible  Ø.Y. Rogne, SINTEF
FLS200 as a Floating Golden Lidar S. Coll-Vinent, Eolos Floating Lidar Solutions
Optimal experimental design for system identification of hydrodynamic loading models D. Stamenov, Aarhus University
Validation of time-history data through in-situ measurements on an FOWT installed in the Cantabrian Sea  I. Larrinaga, Saitec Offshore Technologies
Evaluation of the performance of a new multi-component hybrid experimental modelling of FOWTs V. Leroy, Centrale Nantes
Thar be dragons, lessons learnt engineering 12 GW of offshore wind cable projects F. Pistani, Aurora Offshore Engineering

Wind farm control systems

Data-efficient optimisation of wind farms providing secondary frequency regulation with Bayesian optimisation  K.T. Hoang, NTNU
Connecting Wind Power to Electrolysers – Control for an Offshore and Off-Grid Approach A. Stock, Heriot-watt University
Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Bird Strike Prevention in Wind Turbines A.Å. Pedersen, NTNU
Characterising Wind Direction Variability for Data-Driven Control-Oriented Modelling S. Dallas, University of Strathclyde
Implementation of Wake Deflection in the Simple Actuator Disk for Large Eddy Simulation  H.H. Bui, University of Bergen
Offshore Wind Farm Simulation and Research on Wind Turbine Dynamic Response under Different Yaw Conditions  Y. Liu, Nanjing University of Science & Technology

Societal impact and Regulatory Framework

Stakeholder Integration in Floating Offshore Wind Projects – An overview of MSP and Innovation Needs  O. Dvorak, Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions
Transnational experience exchange between countries towards speeding up EU renewable transition: example of Norway-Croatia I. Lučin, Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka
Evaluating the Offshore Wind Areas Suitability for Sustainable Energy Development in Norway: A Comparative Analysis E. Villamil, University of Bergen
Mapping wind energy potential to support spatial planning for offshore wind farms in Italy Igor Galbiati, RSE
What does the sector need? – A prioritisation of offshore wind sector challenges  A. Garcia-Teruel, University of Edinburgh

Environmental Impact

Chemical leaching from OWF turbine coatings into seawater A. Booth, SINTEF
Electromagnetic fields from subsea power cables: A risk driver for biodiversity changes of offshore wind?  B.H. Hansen, SINTEF
Challenges of greenhouse gas assessment of offshore wind farms at the early design life-stage D.M. Cislo, IDCORE