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Winterwind Conference 2020 in Åre (Sweden)

Again this year Energiewerkstatt Association gave a presentation at the international Winterwind Conference in Sweden: Dr. Alexander Stökl talked about the results of the evaluation of  De-icing-Systems on wind power plants in Austria. To see the presentations, please click the...
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AWES 2020

    The 14. Wind Energy Symposium (AWES 2020) will be held in Vienna from the 17th to the 18th of March 2020. Visit us on our stand no. 16 and 17 on the first floor of the “Aula der Wissenschaften”. We are looking forward to seeing you. Registration, program...
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Researchproject R.Ice

In the course of the research project ‘R.Ice’ Energiewerkstatt has investigated the consequences of atmospheric icing on wind turbines. After a three-year project duration the project was successfully concluded end of 2019. For more information please visit the project homepage...
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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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