6. Power up! - SAWOP

3. It’s like connecting steel tubes with duct tape - WrapNode

How to combine the best features of all materials and put it together in large structures.

Offshore wind support structures make a significant part in the total cost of an offshore wind turbine. They continuously need to cope with a wide range of forces from wind, waves and currents, over the full lifespan of the project. Marko Pavlović, assistant professor at TU Delft, and Maxim Segeren, managing director at Tree Composites, introduce an innovation that might reduce the production cost of such foundations by 25 to 50%. Even without a direct quotation of their inventors, these numbers already show that their wrapped composite joints can change the world of offshore wind for the better.

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