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Title: The VolturnUS 1:8 Floating Wind Turbine: Design, Construction, Deployment, Testing, Retrieval, and Inspection of the First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in US

Abstract

Volume II of the Final Report for the DeepCwind Consortium National Research Program funded by US Department of Energy Award Number: DE-EE0003278.001 summarizes the design, construction, deployment, testing, numerical model validation, retrieval, and post-deployment inspection of the VolturnUS 1:8-scale floating wind turbine prototype deployed off Castine, Maine on June 2nd, 2013. The 1:8 scale VolturnUS design served as a de-risking exercise for a commercial multi-MW VolturnUS design. The American Bureau of Shipping Guide for Building and Classing Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Installations was used to design the prototype. The same analysis methods, design methods, construction techniques, deployment methods, mooring, and anchoring planned for full-scale were used. A commercial 20kW grid-connected turbine was used and was the first offshore wind turbine in the US.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Maine, Orono, ME (United States)
  2. Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Maine, Orono, ME (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind Energy Technologies Office (EE-4WE)
OSTI Identifier:
1375022
Report Number(s):
DOE-UMaine-3278-2
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0003278
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY

Citation Formats

Dagher, Habib, Viselli, Anthony, Goupee, Andrew, Kimball, Richard, and Allen, Christopher. The VolturnUS 1:8 Floating Wind Turbine: Design, Construction, Deployment, Testing, Retrieval, and Inspection of the First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in US. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1375022.
Dagher, Habib, Viselli, Anthony, Goupee, Andrew, Kimball, Richard, & Allen, Christopher. The VolturnUS 1:8 Floating Wind Turbine: Design, Construction, Deployment, Testing, Retrieval, and Inspection of the First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in US. United States. doi:10.2172/1375022.
Dagher, Habib, Viselli, Anthony, Goupee, Andrew, Kimball, Richard, and Allen, Christopher. Tue . "The VolturnUS 1:8 Floating Wind Turbine: Design, Construction, Deployment, Testing, Retrieval, and Inspection of the First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in US". United States. doi:10.2172/1375022. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1375022.
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title = {The VolturnUS 1:8 Floating Wind Turbine: Design, Construction, Deployment, Testing, Retrieval, and Inspection of the First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in US},
author = {Dagher, Habib and Viselli, Anthony and Goupee, Andrew and Kimball, Richard and Allen, Christopher},
abstractNote = {Volume II of the Final Report for the DeepCwind Consortium National Research Program funded by US Department of Energy Award Number: DE-EE0003278.001 summarizes the design, construction, deployment, testing, numerical model validation, retrieval, and post-deployment inspection of the VolturnUS 1:8-scale floating wind turbine prototype deployed off Castine, Maine on June 2nd, 2013. The 1:8 scale VolturnUS design served as a de-risking exercise for a commercial multi-MW VolturnUS design. The American Bureau of Shipping Guide for Building and Classing Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Installations was used to design the prototype. The same analysis methods, design methods, construction techniques, deployment methods, mooring, and anchoring planned for full-scale were used. A commercial 20kW grid-connected turbine was used and was the first offshore wind turbine in the US.},
doi = {10.2172/1375022},
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year = {Tue Aug 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Tue Aug 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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