OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT EXPERIENCE = 13.1 GW
We are a UK based worldwide business delivering both offshore wind inter-array cable layout optimisation consultancy and KLOC software licensing services. Our team have delivered more than a dozen offshore wind cable layout optimisation projects cumulatively totalling 13.1 GW, in addition to those projects undertaken by our clients under license.
What is KLOC?
how does kloc work?
benefits of using kloc?
In addition to more cost-effective cable layouts, KLOC provides our licensed clients with productivity gains while developing optimised cable layouts, allowing client engineers to focus on tasks that cannot be automated and require critical human thought.
‘Our licenced solution can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, using desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile via an intuitive graphical web-app.’
IET Innovation award
The KLOC software was Highly Commended by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Awards in 2016 in two categories; Power and Model Based Engineering.
Our team has 13.1 GW of advisory experience in the European, Japanese, South Korean, US and Chinese offshore wind markets. Our disclosable track record is below. To discuss your specific requirements, please get in touch.
Kinewell Energy utilised KLOC to optimise the inter-array cable layout of the 2 GW Beacon Wind project located in the US.
The work considered many different project uncertainties, such as: various turbine sizes, base and overplanting capacities, substation location, cable types and radial vs branched networks.
The cable layouts were optimised for both minimum CAPEX, and minimum of CAPEX plus OPEX considering electrical losses and unavailability losses.
The work provided information that de-risked numerous key client decisions while also identifying substantial savings over the project life.
Supporting the client in their tender for the project, KLOC was used to optimise the electrical connections for the 700 MW wind farm linking the 80 proposed turbines to the offshore substation. During the project KLOC evaluated in excess of 2.2 billion possible inter-array cable layouts.
KLOC was utilised to optimise the radial inter-array layout for the 680 MW wind farm consisting of up to 77 turbines. During the project KLOC evaluated in excess of 2.9 billion possible inter- array cable layouts.
A benchmarking case study to demonstrate the savings KLOC can deliver against the installed Gwynt- y-mor cable layout using publicly available data. The reoptimisation yielded savings of £2.2m. The total length of cable reduced by 1.7 km and the electrical losses reduced by 1.2 GWh per year.
kloc training course
We run regular training courses on how to effectively utilise KLOC and insights on how to drive value within inter-array cable layout optimisation projects based on our extensive worldwide experience.
Get in touch to find out when the next course will run, or to request a private course for dates of your choice.
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