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Webinar Recordings

Challenges & Opportunities for the Offshore Wind Supply Chain with the Investment Tax Credit

NOWRDC is pleased to share the recording of their April 8 2021 webinar on the Challenges and Opportunities for the Offshore Wind Supply Chain with the Investment Tax Credit. Please join NOWRDC with Scott Zimmermann and Todd Glass, attorneys at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, to discuss the investment tax credit (ITC). This webinar is a primer on the ITC and how such an incentive can be used to advance offshore wind development. This webinar will also look at the challenges of utilizing the ITC and what developers should consider when using this process.

April 12, 2021

Offshore Wind Research Portfolios in Europe, the UK, and the US

NOWRDC is pleased to share the recording of the March 23rd, 2021 webinar on Research Portfolios in Europe, the UK, and the US, featuring guests from Supergen, DTU Energy, Sintef, and NREL, to discuss their offshore wind research agendas.

March 30, 2021

Opportunities in Offshore Wind Grid Integration

The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium is pleased to share the live recording of their 3/19/2021 webinar, entitled "Opportunities in Offshore Wind Grid Integration", featuring guest panelists Fabio Fracaroli and Gary Rackliffe of HITACHI ABB POWER GRIDS, and Brandon Fitchett and Jonathan Ruddy of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

March 22, 2021

Offshore Wind Energy Potential in the US Gulf of Mexico

Our July 14 Webinar Featured Walt Musial of NREL. Walt presented results from NREL’s recent BOEM-sponsored report, Offshore Wind in the US Gulf of Mexico: Regional Economic Modeling and Site-Specific Analyses.

July 14, 2020

Innovation In Offshore Wind Solicitation 1.0 – Topic Preview

The National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium's Carrie Cullen Hitt offers an initial topic preview for the forthcoming Innovation In Offshore Wind Solicitation 1.0

July 6, 2020

Crossover Opportunities in the Offshore Sector

Our June 23 webinar, hosted in partnership with the Royal Norwegian Consulate General and NORWEP, featured presentations from Equinor, Aibel, Seaway 7, and the NORCE. Learn how Developers, Service Providers, and Research Entities are applying solutions and strategies from the traditional offshore Oil & Gas sector to the burgeoning Offshore Wind industry, both abroad and domestically.

June 23, 2020

Offshore Wind Energy and Future Power Systems with Jessica Lau of NREL

Our March 31 webinar featured Jessica Lau of NREL. Jessica presented results from NREL’s recent report, The Potential Impact of Offshore Wind Energy on a Future Power System in the Northeast.

March 31, 2020

Offshore Wind Manufacturing Services and Supply Chain (MSSC) Advisory Group

NOWRDC and the Business Network for Offshore Wind (Network) presented their first joint Manufacturing, Services, and Supply Chain Advisory Group (MSSC) Webinar.

March 23, 2020

Introductory Concepts

BOEM Renewable Energy Whiteboard

Learn more about Offshore Wind's history and how it works. You'll also learn about the steps BOEM takes to work with many stakeholders when planning offshore wind development.

June 18, 2019

How a Wind Turbine Works: The Power of Wind

Wind turbines harness the wind—a clean, free, and widely available renewable energy source—to generate electric power. Visit the interactive animation. You can start and stop the turbine’s movement, hover over parts to see their description, and use the icons in the lower right corner of the animation to switch views.

May 18, 2019

Energy 101: Wind Power

See how wind turbines generate clean electricity from the power of wind. The video highlights the basic principles at work in wind turbines, and illustrates how the various components work to capture and convert wind energy to electricity.

May 6, 2014

Research & Industry Advancements

Wind power costs driven by innovation and experience with further reductions on the horizon

NOWRDC Member NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) has published a new paper, focused on the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of onshore and offshore wind energy.

April 2, 2021

Initial Report on the New York Power Grid Study

Initial Report on the New York Power Grid Study, by NYSERDA (The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and New York Department of Public Service, with help from the Brattle Group and Pterra Consulting

March 17, 2021

National Offshore Wind R&D Symposium 2020

Watch Presentations On Consortium-Awarded R&D Projects And Speeches From Industry Leaders From The National Offshore Wind R&D Symposium 2020, Hosted By NOWRDC In November 2020

December 10, 2020

Offshore Wind Electrical Safety Standards Harmonization: Workshop Proceedings

U.S. electrical standards and European electrical standards are significantly different. If not addressed, these differences could impact worker safety in the offshore wind industry.

June 30, 2020

Opportunities for and Challenges to Further Reductions in the “Specific Power” Rating of Wind Turbines Installed in the United States

The trend toward lower specific power has pushed capacity factors higher while reducing LCOE. This study employs geospatial LCOE analysis across the U.S. to explore whether this trend is likely to continue.

January 25, 2020

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