Background: It is considered likely that data with value to the optimisation of wind farm operations is being collected or could be available from satellite platforms. Innovation Examples include visual imaging, sea state monitoring, ground conditions and vessel movements and communications.
Type of Entry: Innovation Area
Requires implementation offshore: Yes
Start TRL: TRL 5
Target TRL: TRL 7
Enabler: Research Technical Organisations
Beneficiary: Owner Operators
Strategic Outcome: Maximising operational performance of existing wind farms
Forecast Start: 2020
Forecatest Finish: 2024
Potential to Reduce LCOE: Low
UK Benefit: Medium
Case for Intervention: Medium
HSE impact: Low
HSE impact notes: Could provide better wave height forecasting which minimised unsafe CTV transfer risks.