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Title An Offshore Wind Energy Geographic Information System (OWE-GIS) for assessment of the UK's offshore wind energy potential
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Abstract An Offshore Wind Energy Geographic Information System (OWE-GIS) has been developed for the purpose of assessing the economically accessible offshore wind energy resource for the United Kingdom. The UK OWE-GIS estimates the costs of energy from an offshore wind farm taking account of the major capital components; development costs dependent on water depth and distance from nearest ports or grid connection points; the potential energy production dependent on annual average wind speed, potential array losses, and turbine availability; operations and maintenance costs; and financial parameters such as discount rate and project lifetime. A sensitivity analysis is presented to show the influence of discount rate, project lifetime, and assumptions about overall capital expenditure (CAPEX), availability, and annual mean wind speed.
Organisation TECH , STFC
Keywords cost modelling , LCOE , GIS , offshore wind energy
Funding Information EPSRC (EP/H018662/1)
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Language English (EN)
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Journal Article Renewable Energy 87, no. 1 (2016): 212-228. https://doi.org/1…j.renene.2015.09.021 2016
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