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SUPERGEN Wind Phase 2 - 4th Training Seminar

The Consortium held its 4th training seminar on 1st and 2nd March 2012 at the University of Manchester. The seminar featured presentations by industrial and academic partners with interactive team tasks for participants.

Event information:

Date: 1st and 2nd March 2012

Location: Room C18, Ferranti Building, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, M13 9PL

Agenda: Thursday 1st March 2012

10:00-10:20

Registration and coffee

10:20-10:30

Introduction by Prof Bill Leithead

10:30-11:15

Narec's Developments in Test Facilities for the Wind Industry
Richard Court, National Renewable Energy Centre (NAREC)

11:15-12:00

Durability of Materials in Potential Wind Energy Applications
Paul Hogg, University of Manchester

12:00-12:15

Break

12:15-13:00

The Role of Offshore Wind in Future Networks
Richard Proctor, National Grid

13:00-13:45

Lunch
  Designing an Offshore Wind Farm

13:45-14:00

Introduction
Seminar Leader

14:00-15:15

Designing
Team task

15:15-15:30

Tea & Coffee

15:30-16:30

Presentations
Team presentations and discussion

16:30-17:00

Conclusions
Seminar Leader

19:00

Dinner: Venue TBC

Agenda: Friday 2nd March 2012

09:30-10:15

Part 1: Geographical Assessment of Economic Resource
Part 2: PowerPredict Wind Power Forecasting

Geoff Dutton, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

10:15-11:00

Augmented Control To Increase Flexibility of Operation and Reduce Blade Loads
Adam Stock, University of Strathclyde

11:00-11:15

Tea & Coffee

11:15-12:00

Wind Turbine Drive Train Technology and Cost Drivers
John Coultate, Romax Technology

12:00-12:45

Supergen Wind Research: Theme 4
Bill Leithead, University of Strathclyde (Consortium Chair)

12:45-13:45

Lunch

14:00-17:00

Manchester Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
No booking required

17:00

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15-Mar-2012