25 Jul '18, 5pm

UK’s Kinewell Energy Launches Licensed Version of Inter-Array Layout Software https://t.co/FNXaAlgvGT

UK’s Kinewell Energy Launches Licensed Version of Inter-Array Layout Software https://t.co/FNXaAlgvGT

In a case study of the Gwynt-y-mor offshore windfarm, the software was able to realize savings of £2.2 million ($2.9 million), or 3 percent of the installed cable cost. The KLOC software was highly commended at the IET Innovation Awards in 2016. Kinewell Energy Managing Director, Andrew Jenkins, said, “We have developed our world leading inter-array cable layout optimization solution into a licensed product following requests from clients. This enables clients to harness the power of the KLOC software in-house. We are thankful to the recently launched National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) hosted at Newcastle University for their support during this development.” The KLOC software rapidly designs an economically optimized inter-array cable layout design for an offshore wind farm based on the locational and cost data it is presented with. The software appropriately prio...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/wind/uka-s-kinewe...

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