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Evaluierung Vestas De-Icing-System

In order to provide developers and operators of wind turbines with an estimate of the effectivity of the Vestas hot-air blade de-icing system, Energiewerkstatt  Verein performed an independent evaluation of this blade heating system in the framework of a research project. The...
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Success report from Cuacasus Mountains

First 85 m wind measurement has been successfully erected in the Caucasus Mountains (Asia)! The wind measurement team of Energiewerkstatt have successfully erected an ice-proof mast for our client ContourGlobal in Armenia just before the end of the year. Located 2,500 metres...
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Winterwind Conference in Umea (Sweden)

This year, Energiewerkstatt Association gave two presentations at the international Winterwind Conference in Sweden: DI Andreas Krenn talked about the state-of-the-art analysis of ice fall risk in wind power plants (cf. „Task 19“). Dr Alexander Stökl’s presentation was about the...
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IG Windkraft industry platform

At the end of January, Johann Winkelmeier gave a talk on wind potential and location differentiation at the IG Windenergie industry platform. More specifically, he talked about the technically feasible wind potential in principle taking into account all limiting criteria as well...
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Participation in expert groups of IEA Wind

The BMVIT (Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology) has commissioned Energiewerkstatt Association to continue its collaboration in the two working groups “Task 19 – Wind Energy in Cold Climates” and “Task 32 – Wind Lidar Systems for Wind Energy...
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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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