Offshore Wind book cover

Offshore Wind

A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Offshore Wind Farm Installation

This book is the first-ever roadmap to successful offshore wind installation. It provides a ready reference for wind project managers, teaching them how to deal with complications on-site, as well as for financers, who can utilize the text as an easy guide to asking the pivotal questions of petitioning wind project developers. These developers' planning stages will be improved by the book’s expert advice on how to avoid wasting money by scoping out and mitigating potential problems up-front. Wind turbine manufacturers will benefit from insights into design optimization to support cheaper installation and hauling, thereby incurring lower project costs, and helping developers establish a quicker route to profitability. The book sheds light not just on HOW to solve a particular installation difficulty, but delves into WHY the problem may best be solved in that way.

Audience
Primary: Renewable Energy professionals working in the Wind Power industry, particularly, Project Developers and Managers, Financers, Wind Turbine Designers and Manufacturers
Secondary: Engineering students in 4-year and technical school programs studying to enter the “green jobs” sphere; Petroleum and Marine Engineers working on offshore projects

Paperback, 352 Pages

Published: November 2011

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-385936-5

Reviews

  • "Intended as an essential reference, this book adopts the style of an in-depth technical seminar, discussing the major milestones of an offshore wind project, highlighting planning considerations, providing guidelines for anticipating potential difficulties, and sharing expert advice on solving challenges in the most efficient and safe way possible. The intention of the book is to create a robust basis for understanding the offshore wind farm industry. The author expresses the hope that, after having read the book, the reader will have an in-depth understanding of the offshore wind farm industry. The book is intended to help the reader make informed decisions on how to map out the main planning and execution route for an offshore wind farm project."--Mechanical Engineering Magazine, June 2012


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