27 - 29 August, 2019
Dorint City Hotel Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Jan Wigaard, Principal Engineer, Structural and Naval Architecture at Aibel AS
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Jan Wigaard


Principal Engineer, Structural and Naval Architecture
Aibel AS

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Agenda Day 2

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019


9:10 AM Overcoming Size and Cost Challenges of Gigawatt sized HVDC Links and Platforms

  • Moving towards 2GW and beyond - possible configurations
  • Future platforms - challenges and solutions
Peter Sandeberg, HVDC Projects, ABB AS, Sweden
Jan Wigaard, Principal Engineer Structural and Naval Architecture, Aibel AS, Norway

3:10 PM Floating Offshore Wind Power Substations: Opportunities and Challenges

  • Floater type selection for HV AC substations
  • How to make a floater unmanned
  • Challenges with HV AC equipment and floaters
Jan Wigaard, Principal Engineer, Structural and Naval Architecture, Aibel AS, Norway

Agenda Day 3

Thursday, August 29th, 2019


2:15 PM Workshop D Floating Offshore Wind Power Substations

Floating offshore wind (FOW) is a fast maturing technology with the potential to cement Europe's leadership in Renewables globally. The workshop will present its potential, feasability and costs for substations.
  • Cost and risk reduction potentials in the transition from bottom fixed to floating substations
  • Proven elements in a new combination to meet the needs of a growing market
  • Feasability and costing
Jan Wigaard, Principal Engineer Structural and Naval Architecture, Aibel AS, Norway