Mastering Wind Power

A comprehensive and business-focused interactive course for the successful planning & development of Wind Energy projects.

Mastering Wind Power 

 

Are you currently involved in Wind Energy projects? Or are you searching for a career in the wind energy industry? Or have you already worked in this sector and want to be up to date on the latest developments in the field? This live training is for you!  

This course provides stakeholders of wind energy projects, including developers and investors, with the key drivers of successful wind energy projects. These topics range from project development and planning challenges, resource evaluation and complexity of energy generation to technology trends, financial returns, and financial project risks. 

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What you will learn?

  • Learn from  Noviron’s reputed wind energy experts and access wealth of multinational experience in wind power project development 
  • Understand the volatile properties of wind power, and how these can be translated into a financial risk analysis 
  • Be up to date on the latest wind technology innovations and how these fit into an actual business case
  • Understand wind power project delivery risks and the stakeholders involved
  • Learn to work with a financial model and better oversee the variables that influence risk and returns 
  • A clear comparison between the differences between onshore and offshore wind projects  

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Who should attend

  • Investors 
  • Senior Professionals  working in the wind industry  
  • Government institutions  
  • Wind Energy Enthusiast 
  • Wind Turbines Technicians 
  • Wind Energy Engineers  
  • Design engineers 
  • Architects 
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How it works?

19th – 23rd of October 2022

The online training will take place over 5 day, 3 hours session daily.

Recording

The session will be recorded and sent out to all registered delegates.

 

Notification

Once you’ve registered for the training, we will email you with all information and login credentials.

 

 

 

Training agenda

Session 1, 3h

Wind turbine technology 

General introduction to Wind Turbine Technology-
Wind turbine components
Description and application of a steady Blade Element Momentum (BEM) method to model aerodynamic forces
Wind turbine types
Blade structure and design
Engineering a maximum power point tracking controller for a wind turbine  

Session 2, 3h

Wind Resources 

Introduction of mechanisms that affect a wind farm’s Annual Energy Production (AEP)
Basic driving mechanisms for wind (global and local processes)
Differences between micro and mesoscale modeling  
Potential errors identification in the setup of mesoscale and micro-scale models
Principles, assumptions, and limitations behind a wind atlas (e.g., Global Wind Atlas or regional wind atlases)  
AEP calculation for sites and wind farms  
Meteorological time series analysis of mean wind and directions  
Wind farm layouts selection based on local conditions

Session 3, 3h

Successful Delivery of Wind Power Projects 

Project delivery processes and timeframes
Defining the stages and timescales for wind farms from development to operation
Key reports and contracts 
Research on environmental and social influences: content and results 
New channels to markets, including corporate PPAs  
Identifying and mitigating key project delivery risks 
 

 

Session 4, 3h

Taking Wind Power Offshore 

Main elements of offshore wind turbine systems and the differences to land-based turbines  
Developing & constructing offshore wind farms
Offshore turbine design standards
Offshore wind foundations: their construction, costs, and selection criteria
Offshore cabling design and processes
Permitting risk    

Session 5, 3h

Grid connection and Wind Power integration

Identifying electrical power components in a wind farm
Designing an electrical power collection system in a wind farm
Wind conditions and voltage profiles  
The fundamental rules for frequency, voltage, and energy quality specifications in the power system  
Integration wind power – challenges  
Identify requirements for grid connection of wind power plants  
Exploring the influence of wind energy on large-scale frequency regulation
Evaluation of a wind turbine’s compliance with reactive power requirements
Evaluate the effect of a wind power plant on power quality
 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you have been looking for ONE COURSE that provides comprehensive and in-depth insights into the Wind energy space, this course is for you! 

Training methodology

The agenda will combine presented materials with plenty of opportunities for Q&A, interactive discussions, and the use of quantitative models to illustrate key learning points. Current market examples and data are utilized wherever helpful.

 

Course Certificate

certificate

After successful completion of this training, you will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.