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Offshore Wind programme management and consultancy is one of many services delivered by the Carbon Trust.

At the forefront of the Offshore Wind industry

The Carbon Trust have been at the forefront of the offshore wind industry for the past decade, working closely with government, developers, supply chain, and innovators to inform policy, support technology designers, identify opportunities to reduce the cost of energy, and deliver innovation programmes to achieve cost reduction.

The team has a wide range of skills and expertise, with many years' experience working in the sector. Our expertise spans the full project lifecycle and has included delivering multi-million pound programmes and consulting services to clients around the world.

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About the Carbon Trust

The Carbon Trust is a world-leading organisation helping businesses, governments and the public sector to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy through carbon reduction, energy-saving strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies.

Offshore wind is just one area in which the Carbon Trust works, for more information about the other services we provide, please visit the Carbon Trust website

Do you have an innovative idea or technology that could:

  • Improve Access to offshore wind turbines in harsher weather conditions?
  • Reduce the cost and risk of Cable installation
  • Optimise Electrical components of offshore wind farms
  • Enhance turbine Foundation design, fabrication, installation, maintenance or decommissioning)
  • Improve Wind Resource measurements and modelling

The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) developers would like to hear from you as part of our continued effort to bring the most promising innovations to market and help reduce the cost of offshore wind energy.

Submission and review process:

Send details of your concept / innovation to Carbon Trust using our online contact form and an initial review of innovation / technology will be made.

The concept will be discussed with the OWA developers during a Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting and feedback will be given.

If there is interest in the concept from the developers, you will be invited to attend a TWG meeting to present your innovation and given a chance to discuss the idea directly with the OWA developers

The OWA developers will evaluate your concept based on its potential to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy. A decision will be made by the OWA partners on whether and how to support the concept.


All open offshore wind tenders are listed on the Carbon Trust tenders page

Contact us

If you have any enquires about the Carbon Trust’s offshore wind work please contact info@carbontrust.com

If you have specific Offshore Wind Accelerator enquires please contact OWA@CarbonTrust.com

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