News

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

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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Highlights of the Mid-term conference February 2021

23 February 2021

Below you can find all relevant material generated from the Mid-term conference from the DecomTools project, 2021.

You will find the link to the videoes and the presentations from the 6 panels be…

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Status overview Report: Decom offshore wind farms, recycling, reusing and selling of components/materials

12 January 2021

A new status overview report from the Interreg North Sea project Decom Tools highlights the aspect of decommissioning of the components and materials of offshore wind farms.

Most wind turbines a…

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Decommission Decision Support System

18 December 2020

In this version, the user can select one of the 6 available wind turbine removal and one of the 4 available foundation removal scenarios.  It includes a list of currently utilised jack-up vessels in …

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Requirements and technology for Offshore Decommissioning Logistics

16 December 2020

A report “Pre-Decommissioning Marine Operations of Offshore Wind Parks" has been issued. The conclusion of the study is that in the Pre-decommissioning phase, preparatory activities can be undertaken …

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Energy transition: where is long-term thinking in offshore wind energy?

22 September 2020

Offshore wind energy with a focus on the North Sea region and its dominant countries is developing to the disadvantage of Germany. In addition, Asia is gaining considerable market share in this area. …

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Bending Wind Turbine Blades Circular

11 September 2020

Wind turbine blade waste is becoming an increasing problem as the first generation of turbines is now being decommissioned and the blades are ending up mainly in landfill, incineration and the cement …

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Report on Norwegian companies: “Methods from decommissioning of oil and gas are applicable in offshore wind”

03 July 2020

DeepOcean, Reach Subsea, Kvaerner, and AF Decom. Many Norwegian companies have years of experience in offshore decommissioning, and the field of business has for many years been employing specialists …

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