Saitec from Spain has developed a floating foundation for large size offshore wind turbines in deep waters. The project is a demo of the system with a XEMC turbine. It comprises:
A prestressed concrete hull (4) stabilized by heave plates (5) rotating around a single mooring point (1). The tower (2) is integrated with a frame structure (3)
Contribution to the model development turbine and floater and calculation of combined wave and wind loads. The turbine used is a XE96-2MW. The installation is scheduled September 2021.