TITLE

Buoyant future prospects for floating wind turbines?

PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
Modern Power Systems;Aug2015, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on two reports on offshore wind technology published by research and development organization Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and the Carbon Trust. It discusses the objectives of the two reports, the overlap between the two reports, and recommendations to support the development of floating wind turbines.
ACCESSION #
109889516

 

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