Explaining the Roadmaps

Forecast start and finish
Now
2025
2040

When the significant progress in this area of innovation is expected to start and finish

 

Start and Target TRL

19

 

Technology Readiness Level at the start and end of innovation area at timescales provided above. Read more about TRLs.


Enabler
Target organisation likely to take a lead on this innovation area delivery

  • Academia
  • Catapult
  • Industry/SMEs
  • RTOs

 


Beneficiary
Part of the supply chain that would benefit from a solution in this innovation area

  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Owner Operators
  • Other Suppliers

 

Requires implementation offshore
This innovation area requires implementation as part of an offshore project. It includes innovations that are part of the project itself (even if they are physically located onshore) but not those associated with a supply chain or standardisation.

Strategic Outcome: One of 3 general strategic outcomes this innovation area can contribute to:

Disruptive innovation enabled
Enabling >10MW turbine platforms commercialised
Maximise operational performance from existing wind farms

 

 

UK Benefit
LowMediumHigh
How well placed is the UK to play a role in the development and maturing of the specific innovation area and benefit from the outcomes

 

 

Potential to Reduce LCoE
LowMediumHigh
Within the context of this specific roadmap what contribution could the specific innovation area make to reducing Levelised Cost of Energy

 

 

Case for Intervention
LowMediumHigh
What is the probability that industry would not take this innovation area forward without additional support

 

 

Health, safety & environmental impact
LowMediumHigh
What contribution could the specific innovation area make to reduce health & safety risk and/or environmental impact