What are the current research needs in hull technology, modeling, mooring systems, anchors, transmission, fabrication and installation of floating turbines? Where should federal investments be focused? What is the status of the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) funded research programs in floating wind and what are the upcoming research solicitations?
Moderator: Nathan McKenzie, DOE
Walt Musial Manager, Offshore Wind, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Carrie Hitt Director, National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium
Dr. Anthony Viselli, PE Manager, Offshore Design and Testing, University of Maine ASCC
Jacques Nader Head, Global of Blade Design Research & Development Center of Excellence Siemens
Joshua Singer PE, Moffatt & Nichols, Infrastructure, Port Facilities
Ignacio Pantojo Titos – Floating Offshore Wind Dept. Manager, Iberdrolla