Power and renewables

Tower.Architect

Tower.Architect

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Giuseppe Ferraro

Giuseppe Ferraro

Business Director, Turbine Engineering

Save time and money with a robust digital tool for the rapid, optimized design of cost-effective wind turbine towers.

In today's competitive wind energy market, the pressure is constantly on to reduce costs and respond rapidly to development opportunities. This is a major challenge for tower design and manufacture, as towers constitute a significant part of the total capital cost within any installation. Effective design tools are essential to optimize key parameters, especially tower weight, and to avoid delays in the design process.

Meeting your market needs
Based on years of experience in tower design, DNV GL’s Tower.Architect allows you to respond quickly to market needs with designs that reduce levelized cost of energy (LCoE).

It supports you in the development and optimization of tubular wind turbine towers which meet the latest and most rigorous standards, and is particularly valuable when considering multiple applications and site-specific designs. In addition, its fast, reliable automated analyses cut the time required for set-up, calculation and verification of the results.

The tool is based on a large database of information extracted from the latest international standards and our deep experience in tower design and wind turbine engineering. It forms part of our Renewables.Architect, Multi-Disciplinary Design, Analysis and Optimization (MDAO) framework for renewables, with outputs including:

  • Optimized tower designs
  • Tower strength results
  • Documentation

A team of DNV GL experts continuously improves the Tower.Architect tool, so you can be sure that guidelines in future standards will be promptly implemented. Our experts can also customize the tool to your specific needs and provide training on its use as well as on tower design theory.

Independent perspective
DNV GL’s Tower.Architect design tool brings you the benefits of our independence as well as our proven experience. It offers you a comprehensive view of tower design solutions that cover all potential options without being limited by any particular manufacturing preferences.

Contact us:

Giuseppe Ferraro

Giuseppe Ferraro

Business Director, Turbine Engineering

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Complimentary webinar: Understand how to design wind farms & turbines for the lowest levelized cost of energy

Learn how Turbine.Architect helps you answer difficult design and cost questions regarding your wind turbine, component or farm.

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DNV GL’s Turbine engineering team provides world-leading independent expertise in wind turbine technology, design and analysis. We support the industry in the design and operation of more reliable and cost-effective wind turbines. Watch our new video to find out more.

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Project FORCE

DNV GL’s Project FORCE (FOr Reduced Cost of Energy) identifies cost of energy savings of at least 10% that can be achieved by the integration of four market-ready technologies – all of which could be realized in the next few years.

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