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Offshore Wind

Supporting safety and efficiency on wind farms

For offshore wind farms, the highest risk in daily operations comes from weather. Wind farm owners, operators and construction companies depend on good weather information for all of their activities—designing logistical set-ups, planning operations and executing work. For more than 15 years, StormGeo has provided these customers weather support for their offshore operations, helping to ensure safety and efficiency.

StormGeo Offshore Wind video

Services include:

  • Wind resource assessment
  • Wind and wave climate reports
  • Metocean forecasting
  • Power production forecasting
  • On-site forecaster assistance
  • Weather forecasting for helicopter operations
  • Warnings of lightning and other adverse weather conditions
  • Vessel response forecasting
  • Transit route optimization

Special Operations

Just as weather presents the greatest risk to a wind farm’s daily operation, it affects special operations too. Offshore wind farm operators face challenging task such as laying cable, installing offshore substations and helihoisting, all of which require favorable weather conditions for completion. StormGeo supports wind farm owners, helicopter operators and offshore construction companies with the best possible operational weather forecasting to identify and use advantageous weather windows for their special operations.

Offshore Wind References

StormGeo is the preferred provider of weather decision support for more than 50 offshore wind projects.