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Below you can find all relevant news generated during the DecomTools project period.

GAP ANALYSIS RULES AND REGULATIONS DECOM TOOLS 2022

27 October 2022

Like any large operation, decommissioning requires clear and strong regulations.

This gap analysis focus on international and national regulations such as highlighting the overall regulations, as w…

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Cost and Emission Analyses of Decommissioning of Offshore Wind Farms Using Reverse Installation Method

17 May 2022

A holistic assessment of OWF decommissioning projects requires comprehensive cost and environmental impact analyses to facilitate the decision-making process for the developers and policymakers.

D…

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Requirements for infrastructure and qualification

05 April 2022

Climate change and transition away from fossil fuels is one of the major challenges of our generation. The demand for wind energy rises meaning that there will be an expansion of offshore wind energy…

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Cost Modelling for Offshore Wind Farm decommissioning

03 February 2022

This report aims to review the current practice in OWF installations and discuss the possible decommissioning scenarios. The available experience and information in OWF installation are investigated …

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Dragons Den and B2Matchmaking on Recycling of Wind Blades

11 October 2021

Tuesday 6 July OWIC had, together with the Decom Tools project partners and New Energy Coalition, organized the event 'Recycling of wind blades' in Eemshaven. The event took place under Corona restri…

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DecomTools Vessel Design – Presenting an Eco-Sustainable Approach to Decommission Offshore Wind Parks by designing a New Ship, New Tools and efficient and reliable procedures

11 October 2021

The emphasis of the thesis is to fill the gaps of the offshore wind industry, which exists between the wind turbine manufacturers and transportation and installation contractors by designing a new m…

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Decommissioning cost modelling for offshore wind farms: A bottom-up approach

11 October 2021

The lifespan for  (OWFs) is between 20 and 25 years, and with a growing demand for renewable energy, the number of OWFs approaching decommissioning phase will dramatically increa…

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Report: Concept for repowering of Offshore wind farms

10 August 2021

The world today is now facing the adverse effects of the unprecedented human influence on the climate system. Many countries are now transforming their electricity sector with a focus on wind power t…

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Study on various types of potential fleets that can serve decommissioning of offshore wind parks

08 April 2021

Study has been conducted on various types of potential fleets that can serve decommissioning of offshore wind parks.

The findings indicates that among all types of vessels, the DP crane vessel…

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Market survey of Remotely operated vehicles and decommissioning tools for the removal of monopile foundations in the offshore wind industry

08 April 2021

The objective of this paper was to provide a market survey of existing ROVs of various types, available ROV tools and other existing tools, which can be used for decommissioning purposes, in particul…

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