Optimising Wind Farms In Cold Climates

Optimising Wind Farms in Cold Climates


Windpower Monthly  is pleased to bring you the inaugural Optimising Wind Farms In Cold Climates forum.

Being held across 26-27 November in Helsinki , Optimising Wind Farms In Cold Climates is the only event focusing on the commercial and technical complexities which impede on the operation of wind farms in cold and difficult climates.

The forum promises to bring you the most effective and ground-breaking techniques for counteracting harsh weather conditions whilst preventing production loss.

Focal points of the conference will include:

  • How to implement bespoke strategies according to the size of wind farms.
  • Health and safety: assessing ice throw risk scenarios to prevent injuries
  • Find out about the latest improvements of de-icing systems to counteract icing on blades
  • Receive top-tips on using a remote sensor system to counteract ice formation on blades
  • Learn from hands-on experience and icing lessons from industry expert developers and OEMs
  • How can we use operational data to overcome the challenges of icing variability in pre-construction phase?
  • Explore the latest forecasting methods against cold climates and production loss
  • Listen and learn from different countries on how they are dealing with difficult weather conditions

Click here to view the agenda .

Key Speakers include..

  • Benjamin Martinez, R&D Wind Engineer, Vattenfall
  • Martin Lindhom, New Technology Manager, E.ON
  • René Lemoine, Project Manager, SwissWinds
  • Erkki Kallas, Production Manager, Nelja Energia
  • Markku Tarkiainen, CEO, Intercon Energy Finland Oy
  • Egon Leonharsen, CEO, Arctic Winds A/S
  • Matthew Wadham-Gagnon, Project Manager,  TechnoCentre éolien
  • Jeremy Parkes, Head of Asset Operations & Management, DNV GL
  • Pieter Jan Jordaens, Business Development & Innovation, OWI-Lab
  • Laura Kokkala, Sales Manager, ENERCON 
  • Nils Borstelmann, Head of Sales, ENERCON 
  • Ville Karkkolainen, Managing Director, Bladefence
  • Petteri Antinkainen, CEO, Wicetec Oy
  • Øyvind Byrkjedal, Senior Adviser, Kjeller Vindteknikk

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