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Risk, cost and innovation in onshore foundation design

As innovations drive down costs in wind turbine components, foundation expenses rise. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory predicts Balance of System costs to soar, posing a challenge. The solution lies in reimagining foundation design. Current methods fall short, risking structural integrity.

Advanced modelling offers insight, with micropiles emerging as a cost-effective, efficient alternative, slashing both capital cost and carbon footprint.

Redesigning foundations is imperative for the future of wind energy.

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