Developments of bottom-fixed offshore wind foundations in Europe

By Paul Dvorak Monopile foundations are being built for water more than 40-m deep, where jacket and tripod foundation were thought best.
From a Research Note by Make Consulting
The number of bottom-fixed demonstration projects will increase significantly in 2017 and 2018. This Research Note examines some of the most promising bottom-fixed foundation designs that could complement conventional monopile and jacket foundations in the European offshore wind space in the years to come. Based on an assessment of benefits and challenges associated with the new concepts, the note highlights the prospects of some of these new designs being deployed in European waters. The report discusses:

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