Offshore wind under pressure
Offshore wind energy is growing enormously, but this growth comes with challenges. Watch the webinar from 21 November and get insights into two scenarios to achieve a profitable offshore wind business by 2030.
Offshore wind energy is growing enormously, but this growth comes with challenges. To maximise the value of large volumes of wind energy in the future energy system, we need to ensure feasible business cases for developers. There are many variables involved in investing in wind farms. Not only will more energy be generated in future. New combinations of solar and wind farms, as well expanding collaboration with industry players connecting the wind with conversion and storage options, are also at play.
TNO provides insights and recommendations to achieve a profitable offshore wind business under 2 scenarios by 2030 using TNO’s European power market and dispatching business models. These scenarios represent the Dutch electricity system under a low and high electrification growth respectively, following current national and European policies for supply and demand.
TNO outlines two scenarios for offshore wind in 2030 in The Netherlands
Whitepaper: 'Offshore wind business feasibility in a flexible and electrified Dutch energy market by 2030’.
Jan Willem Wagenaar, Program Manager Wind Energy (TNO), reflect on the challenges of system integration for offshore wind energy
Iratxe Gonzalez, R&D Portfolio Manager System Integration Wind Energy (TNO), provides insights and recommendations based on the paper ‘Offshore wind business feasibility in a flexible and electrified Dutch market by 2030’
Tim Speelman, Consultant Sustainable Industrial Transformation (TNO), reflects on the insights of the paper from a business point of view.
- Sebastiaan Hers, Senior Research Scientist (TNO) reflects on the policy side
This webinar is a series of two. Watch the previous webinar: Switch to the hybrid energy system.
System integration wind energy
Jan Willem WagenaarFunctie:Program Manager Wind Energy
Dr Jan Willem Wagenaar obtained both his master’s and PhD degree in physics. In 2009 he joined ECN as a scientist evaluating measurement data and in 2018 he joined TNO as a project manager. Over the years, he has worked in national and international projects on wind turbine testing, wind resource assessment and LiDAR. Currently, he is R&D portfolio manager on the research line ‘Wind Energy New Technologies’.
Iratxe Gonzalez AparicioFunctie:Portfolio Manager System Integration Wind Energy
Educated as chemical engineer, Iratxe holds a MSc on climatology and a PhD on applied physics about meteorological modelling. Over 15 years of professional experience on climatology and integration of renewables in the power system gained on different research institutes around Europe: Tecnalia (Spain), Danish Meteorological Institute (Denmark) and European Commission (Italy and The Netherlands). Always open for multidisciplinary discussions to have larger impact on innovation and solutions for industry.
Peter EecenFunctie:Senior Business Developer / R&D Manager Wind Energy
Peter Eecen is R&D manager at TNO Wind Energy and is responsible for the research strategy on offshore wind energy for a group of about 55 researchers. As R&D manager Peter is to shape the R&D programme such that products are developed and – together with colleagues and collaborators – are brought to the market. As such, Peter is responsible for the commitment of the TNO research funding, the acquisition of projects in national programmes and in European programmes. Peter is coordinator of the EERA Joint Programme on Wind Energy.
Piet WarnaarFunctie:Senior Business Developer
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