What Is the Best Grid Structure for Offshore Wind Growth in the Irish, North Seas?

A new baseline study for the development of renewable resources in the Irish and North Seas has identified the most environmentally friendly grid structure for offshore resource growth.

Study Up: Radial Grid vs. Meshed Grid


Source: European Commission. Environmental Baseline Study for the Development of Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Storages and a Meshed Electricity Grid in the Irish and North Seas

Representation of Radial and Meshed System 

Radial (Left) Meshed (Right)

Source: European Commission. Environmental Baseline Study for the Development of Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Storages and a Meshed Electricity Grid in the Irish and North Seas

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