Comparing floating foundations for offshore wind farms

By Paul Dvorak Editor’s note: An earlier version of the Ocean Going Deck Barge and its operation is described here: AMF Concepts has revised its design to use a catamaran for the barge to simplify buoy and WTG construction and deployment along with greater stability.
U.S. deepwater offshore floating wind turbine foundation platforms are taking too long to develop. We need them now. One design is readily available.
Andrew Filak / AMFConcepts
At present, 58% of the U.S. population lives in coastal areas. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates there is potential for 4,233 GW of clean energy off the coast mostly

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