NewsBelow you can find all relevant news generated during the DecomTools project period.
Economic and environmental assessments to support the decision making process in the offshore wind farm decommissioning projects’01 December 2023
The wind energy sector has experienced a significant expansion during the past two decades. With the current global appetite for the further expansion of offshore wind farms (OWFs) as one of the mai…Read more
Analysis and assessment of damages to wind turbines, onshore and offshore with the objective to reduce the risk of wind turbine failures and collapse - Master thesis31 January 2023
The aim of this study is to assess and analyze the damages to wind turbines onshore and offshore in order to reduce the risk of potential failures, damages and collapse of wind turbines. Thus, damage…Read more
As part of the EU-funded DecomTools project for offshore wind farm decommissioning, the Thesis set out to evaluate the technical feasibility of the monopile extraction system of the concept eco-innov…Read more
For both onshore and offshore wind turbines, the integral value chains of decommissioning (from dismantling to recycling the materials) were mapped, and the potential role of the port of Ostend and t…Read more
BLADE REMOVAL BLADE CUTTING NACELLE REMOVINGRead more
In order to bring the “End-of-Life phase and three circularity concepts for wind turbine blades” into a larger context, this document presents the general overview about wind turbines, the materials…Read more
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 …Read more