Day one, 9 June - WindEurope Technology Workshop 2020
Resource Assessment & Analysis of Operating Wind Farms
9-10 June 2020 • Naples, Italy

Day one, 9 June

Opening speeches


Giles Dickson

CEO, WindEurope

Welcoming address

Antonio Cammisecra

CEO, Enel Green Power

Opening remarks

Plenary session 1: Post-construction validation


Lars Landberg

Director, Group Leader, Renewables, Strategic Research and Innovation, DNV GL


Austin Todd

Research Computational Scientist, NREL

An independent evaluation of pre-construction energy estimate methodologies

Jason Fields

Senior Researcher, NREL

Wind Plant Performance Prediction (WP3) Benchmark: a large scale data sharing initiative and independent validation of pre-construction energy estimate methods

Francis Pelletier

VP Advanced Analytics, Power Factors

Complementary Analyses: CMS and Advanced Analytics

Plenary session 2: Uncertainty


Miriam Marchante

Wind Farm Lead specialist, R&D Roadmap manager, Ørsted


Sergio Jimenez

Data Scientist, DNV GL

Stochastic Engine: how to deal with uncertainty and mitigating risks in time series modelling problems

René Slot

Project Manager, Load Specialist, EMD International A/S

Wind climate uncertainties and their importance in wind turbine load assessment

Nicola Bodini

Post-Doctoral Researcher, NREL

How wrong can the uncertainty estimate of a wind farm annual energy production be when we ignore the correlation between the uncertainty components?

Claude Abiven

Wind Expert, Tractebel

Uncertainty on wind direction and its consequence on energy yield

Philippe Beaucage

Lead Research Scientist, UL International

Modelling hourly power generation and plant losses at multiple operational plants

windPRO 3.4 – New 64-bit Post Construction Calculation Features


Henrik Sundgaard Pedersen

Senior Wind Consultant, EMD International A/S


Get an introduction to the new Post Construction features included in the windPRO 3.4 Performance Check module


Demonstration of new windPRO Post Construction features (13:30 – 14:30)

  • Enhanced data handling with 64-bit processing.
  • How to merge error/event logs into 10min SCADA data.
  • Test & correct for consistent nacelle wind speed.
  • Pareto analysis of most severe causes of lost production, Mean time between failures and Mean time to repair.
  • Long term correction of Potential Production.
  • Future Net Production including losses.

Q&A time (14:30 – 15:00)

Plenary session 3: Blockage and Wakes


Mike Anderson

Chair, ETIPWind Advisory Group


Graham Hawkes

Engineering Manager – Energy Technology, Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd

Developing and Appraising a Toolbox of Numerical Models to Quantify Global Blockage Effects

Nicolai Gayle Nygaard

Lead Wind Energy Analyst, Ørsted

Do we understand wind farm blockage and cluster wakes?

Christiane Montavon

Principal Engineer, CFD Lead, DNV GL

Wind farm scale blockage: offshore and onshore

Jake Badger

Head of Section, DTU Wind Energy

Modelling wind farm cluster wake impacts on the ambitious scenarios for wind energy exploitation in the German Bight using two methodologies

Beatriz Cañadillas

Senior Research Engineer, UL International GmbH

Offshore wind farm wake recovery and its representation in engineering wake models

Resource Assessment – LiDARS Vertical & Scanning


Gaspar Iniesta

Head of Wind Center of Excellence, Enel Green Power


Marie-Anne Cowan

Principal Engineer, DNV GL

Are offshore met masts dead in the water?

Stephane Sanquer

Research manager, Meteodyn

Consideration of the boundary layer stability on the flow correction of Lidar measurements for complex terrain

Norman Wildmann

Researcher, DLR e.V.

Scanning, pulsed Doppler wind lidar applications for wind-energy research

Lee Cameron

Data Science Manager, RES (Renewable Energy Systems Ltd)

A Holistic Approach to Designing Dual Doppler Scanning LiDAR Site Assessment Measurement Campaigns

Florian Jäger

Researcher, Fraunhofer IEE

Challenges for multi-lidar measurements in wind energy applications

Operational Assessment – End of Life and Business Models


Alessio Cipullo

European Affairs and Studies, Elettricità Futura

Luca di Carlo

Scientific Secretary, ANEV


Alvaro Gonzalez-Salcedo

Senior Engineer, CENER

State of health of wind farms using SCADA and digital twins based on aeroelastic models

Thibaut Labonde

Business Development Manager – Mediterranean, UL International

The current O&M strategies and their impacts on the windfarm performances

Chris Stetter

Chief Technology Officer, Nefino GmbH

Repowering potentials of end-of-life turbines: Macroscale spatial planning analyses of national wind fleets

Philipp Stukenbrock

Head of Sales, 8.2 Consulting AG

Lifetime extension reports and the approach to analyze the trend of old turbines for the period of the remaining lifetime – Results and challenges based on 1 000 lifetime extension assessments

Alessio Cipullo

European Affairs and Studies, Elettricità Futura – imprese elettriche italiane

Introduction on repowering in Italy