Science meets industry: Offshore Wind Energy

The yearly conference Science Meets Industry – Stavanger will take place Wednesday 10th April 2019, at Måltidets Hus. The conference is organized by Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster in collaboration with NORCOWE, University of Stavanger and Greater Stavanger.

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9:30  Registration and coffee

10:00 – 12:00

Efva Willen, Seatwirl: Vertical axis wind turbine

Gunnar Birkeland, Unitech Offshore: Unitech Zephyros (Hywind) as hub for research and demonstration of new technology

Jørn Haugvaldstad, Green Entrans: Testing foundation and installation method in wave basin

Scott Urquhart, Stiesdal Offshore Technologies: Tetraspar floating foundation

Jørund Moseid, Floating Power Plant: Combined wind and wave production plant

Finn Gunnar Nielsen, University of Bergen: Research activities at Bergen Offshore Wind Centre

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch


Lars Magne Nonås, Sintef Ocean: Offshore Wind research at Sintef Ocean

Roy Stenbro/Luca Oggiano, IFE: Offshore wind activities at IFE

Andres Olivares, Høgskulen på Vestlandet: DECOM Tools Project – Decommissioning of Offshore Wind Park

14:30-14:45 Coffee Break

Dr Charlotte Obhrai , University of Stavanger: The effect of different turbulent wind models on the loads and motions of floating offshore wind turbines.

Shaun Falconer, University of Agder: Condition monitoring of fiber ropes

Professor Muk Chen Ong, University of Stavanger: Dynamic responses of a combined floating vertical axis wind turbine and wave energy converter concept.

Ole Erik Vestøl Endrerud, Shoreline AS: The new floating wind-specific simulation and modelling features from Shoreline

16:00 End

Picture of a ship with windmills in the background