By Michelle Froese Bureau Veritas has issued a Preliminary Design Approval for a Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by DCNS Energies. The floating foundation is based on a semi-submersible floater, designed to be competitive, adapted to mass production, easily towable, connectable and dis-connectable, and adaptable to site conditions and local industrial environments.
Bureau Veritas engineers verified design methodologies for the floating offshore wind turbines, and checked that the design is deemed to be suitable for use in all phases of operation including in-transit to field, installation, and commissioning. (Photo: DCNS Energies – GE)
This approval was provided as part of the General Electric
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