Floating Wind and AWE
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Oct. 17, 2019              Dave Santos

AWE in the "Floating Wind" Trend

The barest whisper of kite power, however, heads-up, WECS of many flavors are contending for a vast "floating wind" sea frontier. The land-dominant HAWT may have too much overturning moment to float economically. AWE in principle can operate from the smallest buoys of all, but there are many tradeoffs to sort out Darwinistically.

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