Programme, presentations and posters from the 2020 conference, 15 - 17 January

Programme - EERA DeepWind'2020 conference 

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Presentations from the conference



Opening session - Frontiers of Science and Technology

Bringing offshore wind forward through R&I Head of EERA JP wind, Peter Eecen, TNO
The grand challenges in the science of wind energy Katherine Dykes, DTU
How offshore wind will help Europe go carbon-neutral Lizet Ramirez, WindEurope
Introduction to the 1.2 GW Floating Offshore Wind Farm Project in Korea Hyunkyoung Shin, University of Ulsan
Offshore wind status and outlook for China Dr. Liu Yongqian, Renewable Energy School, North China Electric Power University
How technology is driving global offshore wind Chair ETIPwind, Aidan Cronin, SiemensGamesa
New turbine and generator technology  
Introduction to the FARWIND concept for sustainable fuel production from the far-offshore wind energy resource Jean-Christophe Gilloteaux, Centrale Nantes - CNRS
Comparison of Electrical Topologies for Multi-rotor System Wind Turbines Paul Pirrie, University of Strathclyde
An Aerospace Solution to Leading Edge Erosion Peter Greaves, ORE Catapult

Grid connection and power system integration

VIKINGS: Offshore Wind Integration within the Stand-alone Electric Grid at Oil and Gas Offshore Installations, (Presentation not available) Wei He, Equinor
Feasibility assessment of wireless series reactive compensation of long submarine AC cables

Andrzej  Holdyk, SINTEF
Power Oscillation Damping from Offshore Wind Farms Connected to HVDC via Diode Rectifiers Oscar Saborío-Romano, DTU Wind Energy
Dynamic Analysis of Power Cable in Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Mohsen Sobhaniasl, University of Rome
Can levelised revenues from auctions be used to deduct levelised cost of offshore wind farms? The case of Kriegers Flak Lena Kitzing, DTU
Measuring cost reductions of offshore wind using European offshore auctions (Presentation not available) Lena Kitzing, DTU
Forecasting Wind Power as a Dispatchable Generation Source for Grid Frequency Control Leo May, Strathclyde University
Surrogate model of offshore farm to farm wake effects for large scale energy system applications (Presentation not available)  Juan Pablo Murcia, DTU

Met-ocean conditions

Evaluation of different methods for reducing offshore wind measurements at oil platforms to 10 m reference height
Erik Berge, Norwegian Meteorological Institute
Ship-based multi-sensor remote sensing and its potential for offshore wind research Christiane Duscha, UiB 
Taking the motion out of floating lidar: A method for correcting estimates of turbulence intensity Felix Kelberlau, NTNU
Framework for optimal met-ocean sensor placement in offshore wind farms Erik Salo, University of Strathclyde
Dynamic response of bottom fixed and floating wind turbines. Sensitivity to wind field models Finn Gunnar Nielsen, UiB
Relevance of sea waves and farm-farm wakes for offshore wind resource assessment Jana Fischereit, DTU Wind Energy
Dependence of Floating Lidar Performance on External Parameters – Results of a System Classification Focussing on Sea States
G.Wolken-Möhlmann, Fraunhofer IWES

Operation & maintenance

Potential of machine learning algorithms for the identification of structural damages in offshore jacket structures Debora Cevasco, University of Strathclyde
Automated inspection of offshore wind turbine foundation using complementary NDT and defect detection techniques Sulochana Subramaniam, Brunel Innovation Centre
Load Estimation for Condition Monitoring in Wind Turbines Based on Physical Modeling Michael Pagitsch, RWTH Aachen Univ.
Digital Assistance in the Maintenance of Offshore Wind Parks Marten Stepputat, Fraunhofer IGP
Life Extension of Offshore Wind Farms: A Decision Support Tool (Presentation not available) Mahmoud Shafiee, Cranfield University
A versatile and highly accurate sensor technology for load measurements Peter Eecen, TNO
Are seakeeping simulations useful for the planning of offshore wind O&M? Sebastien Gueydon, MARIN

Installation and sub-structures

Nonlinear hydroelastic responses of monopile and spar wind turbines in regular waves Vincent Leroy, LHEEA Lab, Centrale Nantes
From pre-design to operation: Outlook and first results of the FloatStep project Henrik Bredmose, DTU Wind Energy
Mooring line dynamics of a semi-submersible wind energy platform. Cross validation of two commercial numerical codes with experimental data Rachel Chester, University College Cork
Wave-induced collision loads and moments between a spar-buoy floating wind turbine and an installation vessel David Lande-Sudall, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Implementation of Substructure Flexibility and Member-Level Load Capabilities for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines in OpenFAST Jason Jonkman, NREL
Levelized Cost of Energy and Life Cycle Assessment of IDL Tower  Novita Saraswati, TNO

Wind farm optimization

Effect of wind direction on wind park performance using Actuator Surface Modelling (ASM) with and without nacelle effects Balram Panjwani, SINTEF
Design Optimization of Spar Floating Wind Turbines Considering Different Control Strategies  John Marius Hegseth, NTNU
Far off-shore wind energy-based hydrogen production: Technological assessment and market valuation designs Maxime Woznicki, CEA
Optimising the utilisation of subsea cables in GW scale offshore wind farm collector networks using energy storage Peter Taylor, University of Strathclyde

Experimental testing and validation

RAVE (Research at alpha ventus) offers its 10 years of measurement data to support research in offshore wind power Bernhard Lange, Fraunhofer IWES
Managing data to develop digital twins, demonstrate new technology and provide improved wind turbine/wind farm control during operation Paul McKeever, ORE Catapult 
Experimental Investigations on the Fatigue Resistance of Automatically Welded Tubular X-Joints for Jacket Support Structures Karsten Schürmann, Leibniz University Hannover
Determination of the Yaw Moment of a Downwind-coned Rotor under Yawed Conditions: Limitations of a Blade Element Momentum Theory Method Christian Schulz, Hamburg University of Technology
Hydrodynamic testing of a flexible, large-diameter monopile in regular and irregular waves: observations and effects of wave generation techniques Erin Bachynski, NTNU
Validation of Drift Motions for a Semi-submersible Floating Wind Turbine and the Associated Challenges Mohammad Youssef Mahfouz, SWE, University of Stuttgart
Hybrid Modelling for Engineering Design of Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations – Model Coupling and Validation Pietro Danilo Tomaselli, DHI
On the real time hybrid modelling of floating offshore wind turbine using ducted fan(s) Francois Petrie, Oceanide

Wind farm control systems

Model predictive control on a wind turbine using a reduced order model based on STAS (Presentation not available) Adrian Skibelid, NTNU
On the Stochastic Reduced-Order and LES-based Models of Offshore Wind Farm Wake Mostafa Bakhoday Paskyabi, UiB
Consequences of load mitigation control strategies for a floating wind turbine Erin Bachynski, NTNU

Closing session - Strategic Outlook

Offshore wind is going big Kristian Holm, Head of wind turbine technology, Equinor
Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS) Jim Stian Olsen, Innovation Program Manager, Aker Solutions
Status and outlook of European offshore wind research and innovation Dr. Carlos Eduardo Lima Da Cunha, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation


Multi-objective model predictive control for a multi-rotor wind turbine Jørgen Urdal, NTNU
Wave-modified two-equation model to study wave-wind interaction in shallow waters Mostafa Bakhoday Paskyabi, UiB
Vertical profiles of wind velocity, turbulence intensity and temperature beyond the surface layer
Piotr Domagalski, WindTak 
COTUR - estimating the COherence of TURbulence with wind lindar technology Martin Flügge, NORCE
Polymorphic uncertainty in met-ocean conditions and the influence on fatigue loads

Clemens Hübler, ForWind
Evaluation of Gaussian wake models under different atmospheric stability conditions: comparison with large eddy simulation results Maria Krutova, UiB
A novel approach to computing super observations for probabilistic wave model validation Patrik Bohlinger, Norwegian Meteorological Inst.
Hub-based vectoral reduction of turbulent wind fields for actuator-disc wind turbine models Valentin Chabaud, SINTEF
Comparison of Weather Window Statistics and Time Series Based Methods Considering Risk Measures Julia Lübsen, Fraunhofer IWES
A Conceptual Framework for Data-driven Reliability-centred Evolutionary and Automated Maintenance of Offshore Wind Farms Koorosh Aslansefat, University of Hull
Applications and platforms in digitalisation of wind farm O&M – community feedback and survey results Volker Berkhout, Fraunhofer IEE
Identification and prioritization of low performing wind turbines using a power curve health value approach Sebastian Pfaffel, Fraunhofer IEE
Innovative, Low Cost, Low Weight and Safe Floating Wind Technology Optimized for Deep Water Wind Sites: The FLOTANT Project Ayoze Castro, The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands

Short-term Offshore Wind Speed Forecasting with an Efficient Machine Learning Approach

Mostafa Bakhoday Paskyabi, UiB
Vortex interaction in the wake of a two- and three-bladed wind turbine Ludwig Kuhn, NTNU

Sensitivity analysis of cost parameters for floating offshore wind farms

Carmela Maienza, Univ of Campania
Flow model integration into the STAS framework for optimal control of wind power plant Stefan Dankelman, SINTEF
A Numerical Study on the Effect of Wind Turbine Wake Meandering on Power Production of Hywind Tampen Endre Tenggren, NTNU
Surge decay CFD simulations of a Tension Leg Platform (TLP) floating wind turbine Adrià Borràs Nadal, IFP Energies Nouvelles
Optimization-based calibration of hydrodynamic drag coefficients for a semi-submersible platform using experimental data of an irregular sea state
Manuela Böhm, ForWind
Laboratory test setup for offshore wind integration with the stand-alone electric grid at oil and gas offshore installations
Friction coefficients for steel to steel contact surfaces in air and seawater
Richard Pijpers, TNO
Numerical and Experimental Investigation of MIT NREL TLP under regular and irregular waves
Mustafa Vardaroglu, Università delle Campania
Load Estimation and Wind Measurement Considering Full Scale Floater Motion
Atsushi Yamaguchi, University of Tokyo
A study on dynamic response of a semi-submersible floating wind turbine considering combined wave and current loads
Yuliang Liu, University of Tokyo
GANs assisted super-resolution simulation of atmospheric flows
Duy Tan H. Tran, NTNU
Fast divergence-conforming reduced basis methods for stationary and transient flow problems Eivind Fonn, SINTEF
State of the art and research gaps in wind farm control. Results of a recent workshop Gregor Giebel, DTU
Optimization of wind turbines using low cost FBG shape sensing technology Carlos S. Oliveira, Fibersail
 SpliPy – Spline modelling in Python Kjetil Andre Johannessen, SINTEF