Progress plan

2007

2008

2009

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Design tools
Assessment of available resources and selection of solutions / description of state-of-the-art X X - - - - - - -
Development / importing of tool modules - - X X X X - - -
Development of coupled analysis tool - - X X X X - - -
Verification / Evaluation of promising concepts - - - - - - X X X
Wind turbine design
State of the art design assessment X X - - - - - - -
Rotor aerodynamic investigations (extreme loads) - X X X X X X X X
Aero-elastic analysis of overall design issues - X X X X X - - -
Detailed concept investigation - - - - - X X X X
Grid connection
Assessment of systems for grid connection X X X - - - - - -
Determination of offshore wind power variation X X X X X X - - -
Innovative system design to minimize cost - - - X X X X X X
Case study of connecting a big offshore wind farm - - - - - - X X X

Published September 9, 2011

Contact: John Olav Giæver Tande , SINTEF Energy Research