Introduction to offshore wind energy - free online course

Bergen Offshore Wind Centre (BOW) has together with partners developed an online introduction course, which will give you a broad outline of the fast developing offshore wind technology.

Course content

The course is 100% online and consists of seven main modules altogether, touching upon these themes:

  1. Perspectives and central concepts of offshore wind energy
  2. Basics of wind turbines
  3. Wind as renewable energy resource
  4. Foundation and anchoring of wind turbines
  5. Electrical systems
  6. Legal framework for offshore wind: global, Europe and financing
  7. Societal and environmental aspects

The course is a self-study course, and has no online classes or tutoring, student seminars, assignments, course credits or exams. You simply follow the video lectures in each module and answer quizzes or questions at the end of most modules. 

How do I join the course? 

Register via the link below and you will be contacted within a few days, with an e-mail invitation to attend the course platform "Mitt UiB". It is open for registration now, and you can register whenever you want. 


Questions or want more information?

Please contact Bergen Offshore Wind Centre (BOW) if you have any questions