Highlights presented at the European Offshore Wind Energy ConferenceResearch at the offshore wind energy test site alpha ventus
The calculation models for the determination of current and expected wind power feed-in (online and prediction models) which were developed by Fraunhofer IWES, have been integrated during further development and adaptation into a comprehensive system called Wind Power Management System WPMS.
The R&D spectrum of the new Fraunhofer IWES
The new Fraunhofer IWES was founded on January 1st, 2009 and consists of the former Fraunhofer Center für Windenergie und Meerestechnik CWMT in Bremerhaven which has now been joined by the Kassel Institut für Solare Energieversorgungstechnik ISET. The research areas of the new Intitute will include the whole wind energy spectrum from materials development to grid optimization as well as energy systems technology for use of all forms of renewable energies:
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