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Project Objective

One of the strategic objectives of the industrial initiative of the SET Plan on wind energy is to reduce cost of energy by improving reliability of wind turbines and their components and optimizing operation and maintenance (O&M) strategies. Increasing reliability and optimizing O&M have a direct impact on the availability of wind turbines and thus reduce cost and increase energy output. This strategy considerably contributes to making wind energy fully competitive. This is particularly evident in the offshore sector, where O&M represents a high percentage of total costs.

MARE-WINT will contribute to the achievement of this goal by proving training in the context of doctoral programmes for 14 researchers in multi-disciplinary area of future generation of Offshore Wind Turbines (OWT) engineering focusing on issues having a major impact on the mechanical loading of OWT and which are still not sufficiently understood.

OWT is a complex energy...

South Baltic Center of Offshore...

posted on 29 September, 2015

Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery PASci in Gdansk is the initiator of  the establishment of South Baltic Center of Offshore Wind Energy, acronym “BALTECO”. Purpose of the Center is to become a...More

Opening of the Energy Conversion...

posted on 24 September, 2015

New Energy Conversion and Renewable Energy Research Centre of The Szewalski Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences has been opened on the 17th September, 2015. The Centre is...More

Floaters ‒ Game Changers for...

posted on 26 March, 2015

At least nine floating projects are likely to come online by 2020, claims Douglas-Westwood.   These projects will total to 225MW with a further six projects in the pipeline provide upside...

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Offshore Wind Farms - From Planning...

posted on 12 August, 2015

5th MARE WINT / EuroTech Technical Workshop / Training Course. Monday 21st - Friday 25th September 2015 Held jointly at WMU—Malmö, Sweden & DTU Wind Energy—Roskilde, Denmark.More

MareWint project workshop

posted on 13 February, 2015

The MareWint project, has been supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme, provides training in the context of doctoral programmes for 14 researchers in multi-disciplinary...More