What you will learn:
Once the turbines reach the end of their useful lives, project owners will be required to completely remove the offshore wind project. This decommissioning process is a legal requirement and typically included in the lease contract. In this course, you will have an overview on the decommissioning regulations worldwide and will explore the decommissioning processes and logistics accompanied with it, what a typical wind farm decommissioning would cost and the key challenges that comes with it.
Who should attend?
- Professionals in renewable energy industry, project stakeholders, operators and other individuals who want to learn more about the decommissioning process, regulations, equipment and vessels that are needed to completely remove the offshore wind project
- Developers and Professionals with a background in onshore wind who wish to learn more about the offshore wind decommission process and logistics in the U.S.
- Government employees who would like a better understanding of offshore wind decommissioning processes and challenges
10. Offshore Wind Decommissioning
10.1 Overview of regulations worldwide
10.2 Decommissioning processes and logistics
10.3 Decommissioning costs
10.4 Key challenges
Jake Frye, Senior Project Manager
Mr. Frye brings over 10 years of experience to his role as Senior Project Manager in DNV GL’s Offshore Wind group. Prior to this position, Mr. Frye held positions as Global Head of Practice for Independent Engineering and Senior Engineer in Development and Engineering Services. His primary responsibilities include execution of offshore owner's engineering services including feasibility studies, wind resource and metocean analysis, offshore construction cost estimation, operation and maintenance cost modelling, manufacturing and construction monitoring, and reviews of turbine technology, key supply contracts, and projected financial performance. Mr. Frye holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Canterbury.