Principle Power Acquires WindFloat Intellectual Property and Appoints CTO
The IP purchase supersedes a
Prior to joining Principle Power, Dominique Roddier was a co-founder of Marine Innovation & Technology and worked in the offshore division of ExxonMobil's Upstream Research Company. Dr. Roddier is a Naval Architect specializing in the design of floating offshore structures, leveraging his skill set in the development of offshore renewable technologies. Dr. Roddier holds a doctorate in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from UC Berkeley, a master's degree in Ocean Engineering from
"Dominique is a true asset to both our team and the offshore renewables sector. He brings the practical experience necessary to ensure success in technology development," said Principle Power's CEO,
About Principle Power
Principle Power, www.principlepowerinc.com, is a technology developer focused on the offshore wind energy market. Principle Power's enabling product, a floating wind turbine support structure called WindFloat, provides for siting of offshore wind turbines in water depths greater than 40m, thus exploiting the world's highest capacity wind resources. Offshore wind installations in water depths of 40m and greater, to date, have not been feasible due to economic and technological limitations.
About Marine Innovation and Technology
Marine Innovation & Technology, www.marineitech.com, is a consulting firm specializing in challenging offshore engineering problems involving complex hydrodynamics. MI&T believes that technology is key to balancing economic targets, enhanced safety for personnel and respect for the environment. MI&T's recipe for innovative solutions utilizes a proper mix of essential ingredients that includes understanding client's needs, hard work, expertise and creativity.
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