July 18th 2023 In-Person Event

Tuesday July 18th, 2023 Remote Presentation:

Intro to Offshore Wind Support Design

Presented by Zach Finucane

Senior Lead Specialist, EAD of US – Power Generation, EPC & Operations


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7PM-8PM: Presentation


Zoom Remote Attendance: Free

Presentation Topic:

A high level overview of the state of the US offshore wind market including Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind project, the history of offshore wind development from a structural point of view, and the main analysis and key boundary conditions for design.

Presenter Biography:

Zach Finucane is the Senior Lead Specialist, EAD of US – Power Generation, EPC & Operations, Ørsted.  Previously served as Foundations Package Manager for Deepwater Wind, where he was responsible for managing the design, fabrication, and installation of the structures that support the wind turbines. Prior to Deepwater Wind, Zach was a Structural Engineer and Project Manager at Keystone Engineering, where he led the design team for Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm. Zach earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tulane University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland.