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Ingenuity talks: Slashing offshore wind costs
Green Transition 15 January 2019 Søren Juel Petersen Ronnie Refstrup Pedersen
Cutting cost is essential to accelerate the green transition. Using advanced cloud-based computing, engineers are making major progress in this field. In one offshore wind project, it saved almost a thousand tons of steel - on each foundation. Listen to Ramboll’s podcast about ideas that help solve global problems.
Enabling a green economy where economic development does not compromise the future
How do we move around the world’s growing and congested cities without increasing air pollution and CO2 emissions? Transport systems need to be smart and sustainable. Listen to Ramboll’s first podcast about ideas that help solve global problems.
To optimise the design of wind foundations and turbines, engineers need a platform for fast, robust and cloud-based data storage and execution. Ramboll has teamed up with Google Cloud to improve its in-house wind software in this area.
The global wind industry continues to break records for new investments and capacity, but high costs remain a major challenge. As the fastest-growing part of the sector, the offshore wind industry is finding new ways to design smarter turbine foundations to help ensure a renewable – and affordable – future.
Planning and constructing offshore and onshore wind farms is a complex task. It requires technical excellence and a multi-disciplinary approach.
ServiceRenewable energy is key to the transition to a low-carbon sustainable energy system. Renewable sources of energy have been the driver of much of the growth in the global clean energy sector for the past 25 years, and today around 19% of the world’s energy consumption comes from renewables.
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