Alternative solutions for offshore foundations

EUROPE: Offshore wind turbines are largely fixed to the seabed with a permanent or semi-permanent support structure. Some models float with the aid of a floater body and mooring system --tension leg or otherwise -- but fixed foundations remain by far the most common for offshore turbines.

by Eize de Vries
Transition pieces sit on top of monopiles at Belwind wind farm
Transition pieces sit on top of monopiles at Belwind wind farm

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