The Offshore Renewables Institute

The ORI is a new research partnership between the University of Dundee; the University of Aberdeen; and Robert Gordon University focused on developing and delivering solutions to the offshore wind industry, in the North Sea and globally. The vision is to become the recognised global authority on the delivery and implementation of offshore renewable energy.

The ORI offers an interdisciplinary and integrated approach bringing together experts, researchers, and knowledge from different disciplines and all three university partners to confront challenges faced by Industry and Government in delivering and managing the offshore wind industry across four main themes.

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Latest Projects

Wind Energy

Sector: wind

Capacity: 1,500MW

Outer Moray Firth

A joint venture between EDP Renewables and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK - plans to install 189 to 339 turbines over a 295km² area, with a total generation capacity of 1,500MW.

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Outer Moray Firth
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Latest news

 Energy

Sector: wind

Date: 09/06/15

2 PhD Opportunities

2 PhD Opportunities available at the School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen

PhD 1: Structural health monitoring of wind turbines for damage detection
http://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=63791

 

 

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 Energy

Sector: wind

Date: 16/04/15

FoundOcean awarded Gemini Offshore Wind Farm grouting contract.

FoundOcean has been awarded the contract to grout the 150 monopile foundations for the 600MW Gemini Offshore Wind Farm, on behalf of main contractor Van Oord. The project will be the first to use MasterFlow 9800, a revolutionary new material jointly developed by FoundOcean and BASF.

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Who are we

Dundee University
Aberdeen University
Robert Gordon University
European Regional Development Fund