Post-construction: getting the most of the wind resource

Resource assessment

When: Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 15:00 - 16:15
Where: Room: Bilbao

Session description

Your wind farm is now up and running and new challenges appear! In this session we will cover two aspects of wakes: optimal yawing strategies, and the detection of wakes. We will also look at how icing can be simulated and at the effects of icing on power production. Finally, we will look at the wind farm from the utility angle and study the forecasting of ramps using long-range LIDARs.

Learning objectives

• Aspects of operating your wind farm. • Understanding what wakes are, and how to measure them using LIDARs. • Understanding strategies for optimised yawing in waked situations. • Learn what icing is, how to simulate it and what the effects are on the production. • Understand what ramps are, and their effect, and how to forecast them.

Session chair

Nuria Sal de Rellán Álvarez

Team Leader Wind Yield Assessment - Asset & Innovation Management, E.On

Lars Landberg

Director - Group Leader, DNV GL


Lars Landberg

Director - Group Leader, DNV GL


Wake detection in the turbine inflow using nacelle lidars

Dominique P Held

PhD Student, Department of Wind Energy

Optimal yaw strategy for optimized power and loads in various wake situations

Albert Meseguer

Research Assistant, DTU Wind Energy

Ice Accretion Simulation and Power Loss Estimation in Wind Turbine Blades

Ezgi Akyildiz

Researcher, Borusan R-D Istanbul, Turkey

Forecasting wind ramps: can long-range lidar increase accuracy?

Ines Würth

Researcher, Stuttgart Wind Energy / University of Stuttgart

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