Wind Energy Technology
SUPERGEN Wind Energy Technology
Energy Programme  
  Sustainable Power Generation and Supply - Phase 2  



The following training sessions are available for both project researchers and industry partners. Should you have any requirement about training, or any enquiry of the next training, please either visit News to check latest events, or send an email.

Fundamental level

  • T1 Introduction to Wind Energy Technology (Durham)

Medium level

  • T2.1 Improve reliability and availability of wind turbines (Durham)
  • T2.2 Wind turbine configuration for offshore environment (Loughborough)
  • T2.3 Using novel materials for wind turbine (Manchester3)
  • T2.4 Wind Turbine Control: Role and Benefits (Strathclyde)
  • T2.5 Lightning Protection and Radar Interaction of Wind Turbines (Manchester1)
  • T2.6 Wind environment and its effect on wind turbine operations (surrey)
  • T2.7 Offshore wind resource (Loughborough)

In-depth level:

  • T3.1 Reliability analysis of different wind turbine concepts (Durham)
  • T3.2 Modelling grouped reliability data for wind turbines (Durham/Loughborough)
  • T3.3 Offshore wind turbine reliability (Durham)
  • T3.4 Availability of wind turbines and the Physics of Failure approach (Loughborough) - (Include SCADA and medium frequency data analysis for condition based maintenance)
  • T3.5 Analysis of wind farm SCADA data (Durham/Loughborough)
  • T3.6 Practical condition monitoring techniques for off-shore wind farms (Durham)
  • T3.7 Fault analysis and condition monitoring of electrical generators in wind turbines (Manchester2)
  • T3.8 Wake developments and interactions within an array of large wind turbines (Surrey)
  • T3.9 CFD Modelling and Validation of Wind flow over a Forest Canopy (Loughborough)
  • T3.10 Parametric modelling of large wind turbine blades (STFC)
  • T3.11 Novel blade material (Manchester3)
  • T3.12 Active load reduction for wind turbines (Strathclyde)
  • T3.13 Influence of control on turbine size and weight (Strathclyde)
  • T3.14 Minimising WT visibility to radar systems (Manchester1)
  • T3.15 Lightning protection solutions for wind turbines (Manchester1)
  • T3.16 Resolving conflicts between Structural, RCS and Lightning protection issues in new blade designs (Manchester1&3)
  • T3.17 Experimental modelling of current induced scour around offshore wind turbines (Lancaster)
  • T3.18 Numerical modelling of current induced scour aroun offshore wind turbines (MMU)
  • T3.19 Novel methods for numerical modelling of radar cross sections for offshore wind turbines (MMU)
  • T3.20 Offshore wind resource (Loughborough)
  • T3.21 Performance evaluation of different offshore wind farm networks (Durham)
  • T3.22 Coordinated control strategy for offshore wind farms (Strathclyde)
  • T3.23 Connecting offshore wind farms to the onshore grid (Manchester)
  • T3.24 Energy storage for offshore network control (STFC)

Industrial presentations

  • GL Garrad Hassan - Evolution of Wind Technology
  • TNEI - Wind farm collector systems and grid integration
  • E.ON - Experience of Offshore Wind Power Stations
  • Romax - Offshore considerations on drive train operation and development
  • Alstom - HVDC as a bulk power transfer system
  • Siemens - Control and stability requirements of grid connected power converters


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