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Innovative, low cost, low weight and safe floating wind technology optimized for deep water wind sites

Livrables

LCOE Techno-economic assessment

Report on the findings and outputs of subtask 713 including improvements on LCOE from the FLOTANT solutions over the baselinestate of the art key indicators to compare FLOTANT with alternative sources of generationLinked to T71 Cost reduction assessment LCOE

IPR management plan

Summary on the main actions taken to protect the results and technology involved in the project, detailing, among others, the number of patents in relation with the system technology, the analysis of the possible exploitation of the technology and its international commercialisation. Linked to T8.2 IPR management plan.

Novel connector specifications and lab tests

This report will summarize connector specifications and lab tests performed before to be tested in DMaC. Linked to T3.1 Development of mechanical hang off and breakaway system.

FLOTANT initial CDEP

Initial Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation Plan. It includes: the targeted audience, members of the project Advisory and Stakeholders Board; the selected measures for communication, dissemination and exploitation activities; the overall business plan of the consortium and each of its partners, highlighting the innovation and commercialization potential and will include the mechanisms for data management and publications. Linked to T9.1 Development and track of the Comunication, Dissemination and Exploitation Plan.

Social and Socio-economic assessment

Report on the findings and outputs of task 73 including results on the socioeconomic assessment using key indicators such as GVA and job creationLinked to T73 Socioeconomic and social acceptance evaluation

Specifications for performing the reduced scale-tests

This document will contain the information regarding the specifications and parameters to be tested along the campaign for the floating platform. Linked to T5.2 Reduced scaled laboratory tests.

Proactive maintenance strategies based on failure prognostic

D64 will describe the method and potential benefits of a failure prognostic maintenance strategy for FOW The results will outline the potential benefits of proactive maintenance strategies to inform the technoeconomic analysis in WP7Linked to T63 Development of algorithms for predictive maintenance strategies and OM optimization subtask 631 Proactive maintenance strategy

Antifouling and Anti-bite test results report

The samples Mooring cables WP2 Dynamic cable jacket WP3 and Floating plastic bags WP4 exposed during different periods in sea water conditions Canary Islands will be evaluated according the methodology described in the standard ASTM D33623 and ASTM D6990 and compare with a sample without antibite and antifouling additivesLinked to T54 Down scaled tests in real sea conditions

Dynamic cable Configuration, CFD and loadings

Report of the numerical study focussing on the viscous loading on the dynamic cable for ULS. The method and the results will be described in this report. Conclusions on the pertinence of using a more advanced method than the state-of-the art method will be included in this report. Linked to T4.6 Hydrodynamic assessment/Dynamic modelling of power cable (Dynamic cabling and floater).

FLOTANT Policy Brief

Report on FLOTANT achivements main results and execution experience with the aim to summarise principal recommendations to policy makers Linked to T94 Communication Dissemination and Exploitation actions

Local cable component analysis and fatigue modelling

The aim of D3.5 is to give an overview of the local cable analysis methods and results. The analysis will enable a meaningful comparison against current cable designs and cable design variations. The results will provide KPIs for each of the innovation measures and will allow estimating the overall systems gain. Linked to T3.4 Dynamic Cable local component analysis and fatigue modelling.

Detail Antifouling and Anti-bite test plan

D5.9 will provide final description, scope, timeline, and main associated resources involve in the Antifouling and Anti-bite Testing activity. Linked to T5.4 Down scaled tests in real sea conditions.

O&M optimization processes

D65 will report on the implementation of simpler and faster GA evaluation functions to assess OM tradeoffs The results will advise on the possible areas for OM improvements for the FLOTANT FOW incl assets and operationsLinked to T63 Development of algorithms for predictive maintenance strategies and OM optimization subtask 632 OM optimization

System Engineering Management Plan

This deliverable will describe how technical and scientific activities will be coordinated and controlled during deveploment, technology assessment and testing. Linked to T1.3 Scientific and Technical Coordination

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment

Report on the carbon footprint analysis in task 72 from a lifecycle perspective That refers to our contribution in the task which is the LCAcarbon footprintLinked to T72 Environmental Life cycle assessment LCA

Results of wave tank tests

Data reports and conclusions drawn from the analysis of the wave basin modeltestsLinked to T52 Reduced scaled laboratory tests

Structural and Naval Architecture design basis

Document containing the description of the design criteria, the relevant standards to be taken into account during the design process, the verification criteria, the description of the metocean conditions, the selected turbines, their main features and the reference sample wind farms to be considered as input through the design process. Linked to T4.1 Floater general requirements and Design Basis.

Feasibility and economic study for floating substation

Feasibility and economic study of a floating substations aiming to identify cost drivers and to optimise cost at a wind farm levelLinked to T47 Feasibility and economic study of mooring and anchoring solutions for floating substations

Viability and sensitivity studies on FLOTANT solutions

This deliverable will include the sensitivity and viability studies developed through the analysis of FLOTANT LCoE and financial parameters Results of these studies will allow the consortium to identify the strong and weak points of FLOTANT that will be included as well in this D72Linked to T71 Cost reduction assessment LCOE subtask 714 Viability and sensitivity studies

Integrated modelling, code-to-code comparison

Aim of this deliverable is to define the floater model and estimate its performances Another main goal is to provide loading input to other work packages for specific equipment design ie particularly mooring and power cable Deliverable will cover two iterations accounting for improved design of mooring arrangement and floater through integrated simulations in order to assess evolution of design loads This Deliverable will finally include the description of scaled model of the FOWT with its mooring and cable which will be used as input for codetocode comparison performed in WP5 Task 52Linked to T45 Integrated modelling and global performance mooring and floater

FLOTANT Webinars Report

D99 will evidence and summarise the coordination and facilitation of at least 3 online webinars on technical developments and demonstrated applications in the FLOTANT project The topics will include eg FLOTANT mooring design Dynamic cable and floater substructure or the technoeconomic assessment methodology D97 will also include the statistical evaluation of webinar participantsLinked to T94 Communication Dissemination and Exploitation actions

Report on insulated core testing after aging is completed

Deliverable D58 refers to the report which is issued after the two year water aging test referred in Subtask 532 has been completed with the description of the test and test results and assessment of test results according to FULGOR inspection and test plan Third party inspection and witnessing may be usedLinked to T53 Power cable performance characterisation

3rd Annual CDEP Update

3rd Annual report updating FLOTANT Communication Dissemination and Exploitation PlanLinked to T94 Communication Dissemination and Exploitation actions

Report electrical power cable characteristics

Deliverable D57 refers to the report which is issued after the tests referred in Subtask 532 with the exception of the two year water aging test have been completed with the description of the tests and test results and assessment of test results according to FULGOR inspection and test planLinked to T53 Power cable performance characterisation

Project Management Guide

Deliverable 1.1 provides guidance and solid foundations for the project management enabling the consortium to clearly understand the Project Management System, methodology and tools to be implemented in FLOTANT. Linked to T1.1 Administrative, Legal and Financial Management

Integrated sensing report

The results obtained from the testing of D.2.3 & D.2.4 will be analyzed and published in this report. Linked to T2.5 Integrated Sensing in mooring components.

Specifications of a generic wind turbine

The aim of this deliverable is to provide a realistic model of the wind turbine for the investigation of the floater global performance and thus loading in the mooring lines and the power cable. The deliverable will describe a generic 12MW wind turbine model using FAST as base software. Linked to T4.2 Specifications of a generic wind turbine.

Report on mechanical power cable characteristics

D56 will report on the mechanical power cable testing in acc To CIGRE TB 623 Ch 56 The test results will provide the mechanical behaviour eg stiffness of the canleLinked to T53 Power cable performance characterisation subtask 531 Mechanical power cable testingLinked to T53 Power cable performance characterisation subtask 531 Mechanical power cable testing

Marine management strategy & offshore operations

D 6.3 will advise on the vessel suitability for specific installation and O&M operations, including component innovations such as winch processes, power cable & mooring component installation. The different strategies for offshore operations will be evaluated to inform the operational decision-making. Linked to T6.2 Optimization of Installation techniques, Marine management & offshore Operations (subtask 6.2.1 Marine Management strategy assessment).

Report on VIV (hydrodynamic) behaviour

Data reports and conclusions drawn from the analysis of the towing tank model-tests. Linked to T5.3 Power cable performance characterisation.

1st Annual CDEP Update

Annual report updating FLOTANT Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation Plan. Linked to T9.4 Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation actions.

FLOTANT Workshops Report

Summary report of workshop findings covering good practice and main conclusions identifiedLinked to T94 Communication Dissemination and Exploitation actions

2nd Annual CDEP Update

2nd Annual report updating FLOTANT Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation Plan. Linked to T9.4 Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation actions.

Novel mooring components performance and durability

D.5.1 will report on the test setup, program and results for large-scale performance and durability testing of the novel ‘shock absorber’ mooring components (MSA). The results will characterise the performance and durability of the novel component. As such, the critical performance characteristics of the MSA will be quantified and evaluated in D.5.1. Linked to T5.1 Physical tests for novel mooring components.

Installation processes

This deliverable will describe suitable procedures for optimizing installation processes in relation to cost and time, taking into account the advantages of onshore operations. Linked to T6.2 Optimization of Installation techniques, Marine Management & Offshore Operations (subtask 6.2.3 Installation processes).

Data Management Plan

Data Management Plans (DMP) is a key element of good data management. The DMP describes the data management life cycle for the data to be collected, processed and/or generated by FLOTANT project. As part of making research data findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable (FAIR), the DMP will include information such as: the handling of research data during and after the end of the project, what data will be collected, processed and/or generated, which methodology and standards will be applied, whether data will be shared/made open access and, how data will be curated and preserved (including after the end of the project).

Reduced scale model design and construction

Report of the design and construction of the  scaled model that will be used for the wave basin model-tests. Linked to T5.2 Reduced scaled laboratory tests.

Insulated core of dynamic 72.5 kV cable for aging testing

Deliverable D.3.3 refers to Task 3.2 / “Cable core conductor innovations” and involves the production of a 66 kV XLPE length of insulated cable core with aluminium conductor depicted in Figure 3.7 by items 1-4. The insulated core will be produced in FULGOR manufacturing facilities and will be verified according to FULGOR specifications (i.e. produced length, cross section, insulation thickness, DC resistance of conductor, routine voltage test, partial discharge test etc) and a report will be issued. The insulated cable core will be used for the 2 year water aging test acc Cigre TB722 of Subtask 5.3.2 / “Electrical power cable testing” and a report will be issued as described in Subtask 5.3.2. Linked to T3.2 Cable core conductor innovations.

Hybrid polymer carbon fibre mooring cables - 100 tons

Cable of 100 tons strength and 5 meters. Sensors will be also embedded into the cable structure for its continuous stress/strain monitoring (Task 2.5). This sample will be tested for production repeatability of ultra-high strength cables (FF). Linked to T2.2 Polymer Carbon Fibre Mooring Cables development and fabrication process.

Hybrid polymer carbon fibre mooring cables - 20 tons

Cable of 20 tons strength and 5 meters long. Current FF cable production technology will be combined with the novel anti-bite and biofouling solutions developed by Amplias (Task 3.3). Sensors will be also embedded into the cable structure for its continuous stress/strain monitoring (Task 2.5). This sample will be tested with different connectors for fatigue, twisting and torque load performance (UNEXE); Tested in the sea trail to look at the biofouling and anti-bite properties (PLOCAN). Linked to T2.2 Polymer Carbon Fibre Mooring Cables development and fabrication process

Final 72.5 kV dynamic cable sample

Deliverable D.3.4 refers to Task 3.3 / “Development of complete cable with novel outer armouring” and involves the production of a complete 66 kV dynamic submarine cable sample as depicted in Figure 3.7. The complete cable will be produced in FULGOR manufacturing facilities with the exception of the braided armour which will be applied at ITA RWTH facilities, and will be verified according to FULGOR specifications (i.e. produced length, cross section, insulation thickness and other dimensional checks, DC resistance of conductor, routine voltage test, partial discharge test and other electrical/non electrical and mechanical tests such as referred in Subtask D.5.3.2) and a report will be issued as described in Subtask D.5.7. The complete cable will also be used for Subtask 5.3.1 / “Mechanical power cable testing” and 5.3.3 / “Hydrodynamic testing of the cable” and reports will be issued as described in Subtasks D.5.6 and D.5.5 respectively. Linked to T3.3 Development of complete cable with novel outer armouring.

Deliver connector 72.5 kV prototype

Connector 72,5 kV prototype will be manufactured to be tested in Task 5.3. Linked to T3.1 Development of mechanical hang off and breakaway system.

Final (Dissemination and Exploitation) video

Report summarising the production and result of the production of the Final Video of FLOTANT project The video main objective will be to disseminate main projects results and achivementsLinked to T93 Development and publication of CDE materials and tools

FLOTANT basic CDE package

This deliverable will summarise the activities and results to produce FLOTANT: logo, leaflet, factsheet, poster, roll-up and website. Linked to T9.3 Development and publication of CDE materials and tools.

Initial (Communication & Dissemination) video

Report sumarising the production and result of a preliminary Video of FLOTANT project. The video main objetive will be communication of the project itself and its financial support. Linked to T9.3 Development and publication of CDE materials and tools.

Publications

FLOTANT concept: floater design, integrated modelling & global performance

Auteurs: Jordi Serret, Bernardo Kahn, Bruce Cavanagh, Patricia Lorente, Remy Pascal, Clementine Girandier, Paul McEvoy, Carlos Cortés, Rubén Durán, Alejandro Romero
Publié dans: Journal of Physics, Volume 2257, 2022
Éditeur: IOP Publishing Ltd
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/2257/1/012007

Improvements in the O&M modelling of floating offshore wind farms

Auteurs: Rinaldi, G.; Thies, P.R.; Johanning, L.
Publié dans: 4th International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW 2020), 2021
Éditeur: Taylor & Francis Group
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6554079

Dynamic HV cables with AL conductors for floating offshore wind turbines: a cost and behavior comparative study

Auteurs: K. Grivas; A. Moraiti; G. Georgallis; G. Rinaldi; P.R. Thies; L. Johanning
Publié dans: Developments in Renewable Energies Offshore, 5, 2020, ISBN 9781003134572
Éditeur: Taylor Francis
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6590158

Performance evaluation of dynamic HV cables with Al conductors for floating offshore wind turbines

Auteurs: Thies, Philipp R.; Harold, Magnus; Johanning, Lars; Grivas, K; Georgallis, Georgios
Publié dans: ASME 2019 2nd International Offshore Wind Technical Conference, 3, 2019
Éditeur: ASME
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6553201

The economics of floating offshore wind - A comparison of different methods

Auteurs: Anna Garcia-Teruel, Henry Jeffrey
Publié dans: Developments in Renewable Energies Offshore, pp. 315-323 (978-0-367-68131-9), 2020, Page(s) 315-323, ISBN 978-0-367-68131-9
Éditeur: Taylor & Francis Group
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4681746

INFORMING COMPONENTS DEVELOPMENT INNOVATIONS FOR FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND THROUGH APPLIED FMEA FRAMEWORK

Auteurs: Rinaldi, Giovanni; Thies, Philipp; Johaning, Lars; Georgallis, georgios; Moraiti, Anastasia; McEvoy, Paul; Costés Lahuerta, Carlos
Publié dans: ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, 4, 2020
Éditeur: ASME
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6553563

Current Status and Future Trends in the Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Wind Turbines: A Review

Auteurs: Giovanni Rinaldi, Philipp R. Thies, Lars Johanning
Publié dans: Energies, 14/9, 2021, Page(s) 2484, ISSN 1996-1073
Éditeur: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en14092484

Incorporating stochastic operation and maintenance models into the techno-economic analysis of floating offshore wind farms

Auteurs: Giovanni Rinaldi; Anna Garcia-Teruel; Henry Jeffrey; Philipp R. Thies; Lars Johanning; Lars Johanning
Publié dans: Applied Energy, 2021, ISSN 0306-2619
Éditeur: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117420

Assessment of Cold Ironing and LNG as Mitigation Tools of Short Sea Shipping Emissions in Port: A Spanish Case Study

Auteurs: Alba Martínez-López, Alejandro Romero, José A. Orosa
Publié dans: Applied Sciences, 11/5, 2021, Page(s) 2050, ISSN 2076-3417
Éditeur: MPDI
DOI: 10.3390/app11052050

Poster: Innovative, low cost, low weight and save floating wind technology optimized for deep water sites

Auteurs: Ayoze Castro, Sara Muñoz, Rubén Durán, Ferrán Martí, Paul McEvoy, Georgios Georgalis, Mattias Lynch, Erik-Jan de Ridder,Lars Johanning, Henry Jeffrey, Miguel Santos-Herrán, Octavio Llinás
Publié dans: EERA DeepWind 2020, 2020
Éditeur: EERA
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.2.30959.18083

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