DNV GL Certifies SeeOs Offshore Substation Concept

first_imgAtlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms.Source: Chantiers de l’AtlantiqueAccording to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will benefit future projects.The Scalable Efficient Evolutive Offshore Station (SeeOs) can accommodate any power requirement, from 200MW up to 1GW+, and can be installed on monopile, jacket or floating foundations depending on the offshore site.It decreases delivery time and project CAPEX costs by 20%, as well as optimizes O&M costs up to 20%, Atlantique Offshore Energy stated.Specific requirements, such as shunt reactors, harmonic filters, back-up generators, living quarters, enclosed structure or external gangways, workshops or warehouses, can be implemented as add-ons to the base module, the company added.last_img read more

COUNTDOWN TO CROKER: EVEN VIRGIN BOSS BRANSON DOESN’T HAVE A TICKET!

first_imgHe considers himself a Donegal fan but even billionaire Branson boss can’t get a ticket for Sunday’s game at Croker.Branson told the Ray D’Arcy Radio show yesterday about the time he crash-landed in a hot air balloon in Inishowen in 1987.He said he loved Donegal and how he was treated here while undertaking his world record of crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. One listener asked Branson if he had tickets for Sunday’s game.Branson said “Sadly I don’t have any, but if anybody else has?” COUNTDOWN TO CROKER: EVEN VIRGIN BOSS BRANSON DOESN’T HAVE A TICKET! was last modified: September 16th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ALL-IRELAND FINALdonegalRichard Bransonlast_img read more