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Did you miss our presentations at WindEurope’s technology workshop in Brussels?

June 23-24 we participated  at WindEurope’s Resource Assessment & Analysis of Operating Wind Farms in Brussels

René M. M. Slot did the following two presentations, which you can download by clicking at the titles:

𝐎𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐬 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐟𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐬𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐬

Standard operation of wind farms often requires curtailment of individual turbines, which is accomplished through noise modes, resulting in reduced power output and sound emission. A development is ongoing where noise modes are applied at a higher and higher resolution with differentiation wind direction, wind speed and other relevant climatic variables. This calls for a corresponding refinement of modern optimization tools to solve curtailment strategies.

𝐈𝐄𝐀 𝐓𝐚𝐬𝐤 𝟒𝟐 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 – 𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐕𝟓𝟐 𝐚𝐭 𝐑𝐢𝐬ø 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐂𝐀𝐃𝐀 𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐚 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚 𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜 𝐥𝐨𝐚𝐝 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐥

Increasing numbers of onshore wind turbines are reaching the end of their design lifetime and the owners therefore face the difficult decision whether to repower, decommission or lifetime extend their assets. Here we show for the V52 at Risø how the remaining useful fatigue lifetime may be estimated using a surrogate model which is trained by a generic turbine model with comparable specifications. The presented method provide a basis for improved decision support for wind turbine owners when assets approach the design lifetime and critical investment decisions about possible future operation must be made.