New method of installing monopiles of wind turbines tested

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GBM Works and partners are conducting a pilot concerning a new method to install the monopiles on which wind turbines are installed in a sustainable and cost-efficient manner on the Maasvlakte, in Port of Rotterdam.

Specifically, GBM Works developed the vibro-drill method, according to which the foundation piles for wind turbines -monopiles- are brought into the seabed by means of vibrating elements at the bottom of the pile.

Unlike pile driving, the force is not brought into the pile from above,...

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