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International Recommendations for Ice Fall and Ice Throw Risk Assessments

In the recent meeting of the executive committee of IEA Wind in October 2018, the document “International Recommendations for Ice Fall and Ice Throw Risk Assessments” has been accepted for publication. These recommendations, compiled by an international group of...
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Ice fall and ice risk assessment

Ice fall and ice throw are an important aspect for the erection and operation of wind turbines, under the legal perspective as well as in the public perception. Consideration of site-specific aspects in detailed ice fall simulations can help to increase the options for the...
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Autumn and winter is coming!

Once the summer has ended, all wind turbine operators look forward to a windy autumn and profitable winter season. The Energiewerkstatt association is preparing for a successful winter operation with the appropriate wind measuring equipment, for upcoming projects situated in...
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Training Windmeasurement Department

                Our wind measurement team recently refreshed the “mastclimbing” course in a one-day-training-sequence. The focus of the course is on the legally prescribed training regarding the protection of workers against...
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AWES 2018

   Once again this year the 13th wind energy symposium in Vienna served as a perfect platform for networking activities between operators, suppliers, and service providers from the wind energy sector. We would like to extend our warmest thanks to all visitors and the IG Windkraft...
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Wind Energy Europe Amsterdam

At this year’s WindEurope Conference in Amsterdam, Andreas Krenn presented to an interested audience results towards standardisation of ice-fall / ice-throw risk assessments. The presentation is available under the followin...
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News IEA Wind Task 19

Energiewerkstatt is coordinating an international expert group, which aims at standardising the elaboration of ice fall / ice throw risk assessments. In this respect a first workshop took place in the first week of April, where aspects of numerical modelling and relevant data...
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Webcams for wind farm monitoring

Since a long time we are offering webcams for the monitoring of measurement systems. High quality digital cameras have been used in our research projects. Now we can also offer the new HQWindCam 3.0 to our customers. The camera was used under extreme conditions on a plenty of...
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Performance overview wind measurement

Measurement concepts The first step towards creating a reliable data basis is the development of a measurement concept. The choice of measuring point positions as well as sensors is based on the specific requirements of the site. Measurement, data control, on-site supervision, as...
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IGW wind power industry platform

At the end of January, Andreas Krenn presented current aspects of ice risk on the Austrian wind power industry platform.  The presentation was about ice-risk-assessments and the results of an evaluation of four different ice detection systems. You can find the presentation under...
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