Sessions - WindEurope Technology Workshop 2022
Resource Assessment & Analysis of Operating Wind Farms 2022
23-24 June • Brussels



When: Thursday, 23 June 2022, 16:00 - 17:30
Where: Auditorium

Session description

From the earliest days of wind energy, measurements have played a crucial role. Starting with the siting of wind farms but reaching to advanced power performance studies. No wonder, because the “fuel” available is the single most important factor in the economics of a wind farm.
For a long time – and in many cases still today – the cup anemometer has reigned supreme, for good reasons, since it is relatively accurate and cheap. However, with the rapid increase of the hub height, and with that height of the tip of the rotor it is becoming more and more difficult to erect masts that can go high enough. In enter the remote sensing instruments. These are ground-based but can reach high into the atmosphere. The dominant technology seems to be the lidar, and in this session we will take a look at many aspects of the use of these: floating, nacelle-mounted, multiple. We will also hear how satellites can be used to address this problem.

Session chair

Lars Landberg

Vice President, Group Leader, Renewables, Group Technology and Research, DNV


Comparing different nacelle lidar measurement principles - what is their impact on the reconstructed parameters?

Paul Meyer

Winddata Analyst, Fraunhofer IWES

Industry-first classification of nacelle-mounted lidar as per new IEC 61400-50-3 standard

Robin Cote

Market and Offering Manager, Vaisala

WindCal2, the next generation of nacelle lidar calibrations: cup-less, automatized, faster and more accurate.

Paula Gómez

Senior Development Engineer, DTU Wind and Energy Systems

Investigation into the accuracy metrics of floating lidars in order to improve offshore wind resource assessments

Eric Rose

Wind Energy Researcher, TNO

Making the most of Multi-Lidar Measurements in Resource and Site Assessment

Tabea Hildebrand

Research Associate, Fraunhofer Institut for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology (IEE)

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