Offshore Wind Enabling Technologies


  • Integrated simulation of floating offshore wind turbines & code benchmarking
  • Identification of FOWT inflow conditions for airfoil design purposes
  • FOWT CFD simulations
  • Analysis of platform motion effects on rotor aerodynamics
  • Cost analysis for offshore grid connection


January 2011 to December 2013

Project coordination:

funded by the EU within EIT KIC Inno Energy
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Project partners

KIC InnoEnergy SE
Gas Natural S.D.G, S.A.,
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
IREC - Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
RePower Systems
Instituto Superior Técnico IST
KU Leuven
TU Eindhoven

Content at SWE

  • Integrated aero-servo-hydro-elastic simulation methods of FOWTs
  • Analysis of CFD simulations of FOWTs (lead by IAG)
  • Analysis of floater aerodynamics and inflow conditions and of applicability of different aerodynamic simulation methods

Further information about the group

Contact at SWE

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Po Wen Cheng

Prof. Dr.

Head of Wind Energy

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