ForeCoast Marine: Offshore wind farm
Design desk: Plan and optimise your offshire wind project in a safe, virtual environment

Design desk

Plan and optimise your offshore wind project in a safe, virtual environment.

Strategic planning software

The Design desk allows you to test and optimise designs and strategies throughout the lifetime of your offshore wind farm.

 
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Simulate

The Design desk simulates complex offshore wind projects, in a virtual world, representing all of the phases and operations. 

Through these simulations, the performance of proposed designs and operational strategies can be compared quickly and reliably. 

 

Key performace metrics:

  • CAPEX and OPEX

  • Programme

  • Weather / technical / logistical downtime

  • Carbon emissions

Test and optimise construction and O&M strategies

The system can then be used to test different strategies and how they will influence performance, for example, by making changes to:

  • Field location and layout

  • Vessel type and quantity

  • Seasonal working windows

  • Port locations

  • Turbine types (e.g. fixed or floating).

This allows for multiple, alternative strategies to be tested - quickly and reliably - before committing resources and avoiding the risk and cost of later changes being made.

ForeCoast Marine Design Desk: test and optimise construction and O&M strategies
Cost-benefit analysis

Cost-benefit analysis

Compare the cost-benefit of a multitude of complex scenarios efficiently and robustly, saving you time and money.

Forecast construction and O&M budgets 

Reduce the margin of error, use our data led approach to accurately and rapidly forecast your budgets.

Forecast construction and O&M budgets
Demonstrate best practice

Demonstrate best practice

To the team, the Board and financiers.

Verify working strategies and project decisions.