A U.K Supreme Court Ruling finds fundamental design code failure of offshore wind as proposed for the Atlantic and Pacific Coastlines
Source: Maritime Executive 11/11/17
RE: U.K Supreme Court-
'Landmark Case Changes Offshore Wind Legal Landscape'
"fundamental failure in the industry standard design code"
SUPREME COURT United Kingdom August 3, 2017 Summary-Offshore wind turbines, industry-wide, have serious design flaw-
My related research-
Cable problems, (account for more than 70% of wind project in insurance claims). Cost of cable repair average is U.S. $6,450,630.08.
Subsea Cable Installation cost alone averages $6 million per mile per Sue Tierney Analysis Group.
Offshore Wind Cabling problems account for over 70% of insurance claims
Offshore Cabling 2017
2017-03-07 - 2017-03-09
Cable damages remain an ongoing issue with average costs of € 5 million per repair. Submarine cable repairs account for more than 70 % of all insurance claims of installed wind parks.
Offshore wind turbines are corroding internally & externally & industry is challenged to fix the problems.
DeepWater Wind's technology and cabling problems: