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FEBRUARY 11

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10.00–12.00

Opening session

Chairs: Johanna Olesen (Swedish Wind Power Association) and Göran Ronsten (WindREN)

Wind energy technology and politics Andrew Garrad, DNV GL
Winter wind energy research at NCAR Sue Haupt, NCAR
Industry cooperation necessary to release the opportunities in the north Alberto Mendez, Vattenfall

12.00–13.00

13.00–13.25

LUNCH

EXHIBITION & POSTER SESSION

13.30–15.00

Galaxen 2

Forecasting of icing

Chairs: Sue Haupt (NCAR) and Heiner Körnich (SMHI)

  • Developing an icing production loss module for wind power forecasting systems
    Timo Karlsson, VTT
  • Experiences of modelling icing and uncertainty estimations Esbjörn Olsson, SMHI
  • Validation of icing and power forecasts generated for the O2 wind pilot program
    Ben C. Bernstein, Leading Edge Atmospherics
Kosmos

Market potential

Chairs: Gail Hutton (RES Group) and Robin Murray (Vattenfall)

  • Global cold climate wind energy market potential
    Tomas Wallenius, VTT
  • Effects and possibilities based on a low price scenario with high volatility
    Sten Lillienau, Neas Energy
  • Wind power icing atlas – tool for financial risk assessment
    Ville Lehtomäki, VTT
Visionen

De-Icing

Chairs: Rebecka Klintström (Vattenfall) and René Cattin (Meteotest)

  • Assessing energy production gains in icing conditions when utilizing de-icing equipped wind turbines under different operational modes
    Benjamin Martinez, Vattenfall
  • Mobile Remote Energy (MORE) for heated wind measurement systems 
    Andreas Krenn, Energiewerkstatt
  • Anti-icing and de-icing of wind turbine blades using microwave technology
    Kenth Johansson, SP

15.05–15.25

EXHIBITION & POSTER SESSION

15.30–17.00

Detection

Chairs: Carla Ribeiro (DNV GL) and Tomas Wallenius (VTT)

  • Evaluation of field tests of different ice measurement methods for wind power
    Helena Wickman, Vattenfall/Meventus
  • Retrofittable, autonomous and wireless icing and temperature monitoring on rotor blades for efficient anti- and de-icing Michael J. Moser, Science Park Graz
  • Wind turbine icing weather and power forecast algorithm assessements in Scandinavia
    Frank McDonough, Dendrite Weather Consultants

Standards

Chairs: Andrew Garrad (DNV GL) and Sven-Erik Thor (W4E)

  • Calculation tool for advanced simulations of turbine behavior at ice conditions.
    Hans Ganander, Teknikgruppen/Anders Wickström, Scandinavian Wind
  • Site ice classification – case studies and recommendations Rebecka Klintström, Vattenfall
  • Input to new IEC 61400-1 design standards from two case studies of iced turbine load analysis 
    Ville Lehtomäki, VTT
  • Risk of structural damage due to wind and icing – modelling extreme weather loads
    Bjørn Egil Nygaard, Kjeller Vindteknikk

Remote sensing

Chairs: Jenny Longworth (Vattenfall) and Martin S Grønsleth (Kjeller Vindteknikk)

  • Case study of Lidar in cold climate and complex terrain in Canada
    Cédric Arbez/Matthew Wadham-Gagnon, TechnoCentre éolien
  • Performance of Lidar in icing conditions – comparison to a 200m met mast in complex terrain
    Zouhair Khadiri Yazami, Fraunhofer IWES
  • Wind measurement in extreme conditions
    Daniel Marmander, Natural Power

17.00–18.00

Networking mingle in exhibition hall

17.15

Informal sessions (pre booked)

17.15-17.45

Poster session

19.30–01.00

Dinner and entertainment at Södra Berget

FEBRUARY 12

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09.00–10.30

Galaxen 2

Mapping

Chair: Lea Kirsch (Senvion) and Måns Håkansson (Statkraft)

  • Inter-comparison of icing production loss models
    Neil Davis, DTU Wind Energy
  • A study of turbine performance under cold weather driven stable
    atmospheric conditions in Scandinavia 
    Carla Ribeiro, DNV GL
  • Simple methodology to map and forecast icing
    Ville Lehtomäki, VTT
Kosmos

Environmental impact

Chair:Anders Enetjärn (Enetjärn Natur)

  • What is the point of caring about birds and reindeer – we now know a lot more
    Niklas Lindberg Alseryd and Maria Bergstén, Enetjärn Natur
  • Year round monitoring of low frequency noise in harsh climates Antti Leskinen, APL Systems Inc
Visionen

Construction & Health and safety

Chairs: Tanja Cesar (Vattenfall) and Finn Daugaard Madsen (Siemens Wind Power)

  • Wind-diesel project development in isolated grid communities of Alaska
    Douglas Vaught, V3 Energy
  • Requirements for wind turbines in harbour areas
    Kimmo Palmu, TÜV NORD SysTec
  • Operational forecasting of icing and wind power at cold climate sites 
    Øyvind Byrkjedal, Kjeller Vindteknikk

10.35–10.55

EXHIBITION & POSTER SESSION

11.00–12.30

Product experience,
Operations and maintenance

Chairs: Liselotte Aldén (Uppsala Univer- sity) and Aart van der Pal (ECN)

  • SEU O&M experiences of wind turbines in cold climate – handling risk of ice throw Thomas Mannelqvist, Skellefteå Energi Underhåll
  • Suorva, a 600 kW cold climate research turbine – a journey from 1998 till today
    Jan Norling, Vattenfall
  • TransAlta’s operational experience with blade icing
    Jeff Nelson, TransAlta

Health and safety

Chairs: Karin Liinasaari (NFV) and Kimmo Palmu (Hamburg Wasser)

  • Risk of icefall in the international context Andreas Krenn, Energiewerkstatt
  • Assessment of risks associated with ice throw and ice fall
    Rolv Erlend Bredesen, Kjeller Vindteknikk
  • Validating an ice throw model – A collaborative approach
    Gail Hutton, RES Group
  • ICETHROWER – ICE THROW evaluation and risk analysis tools
    Bengt Göransson, Pöyry SwedPower

production losses

Chairs: Helena Wickman (Vattenfall/Meventus) and Øyvind Byrkjedal (Kjeller Vindteknikk)

  • Real time line sag detection
    Klaus Känsälä, VTT
  • A novel model approach to test
    de-icing strategies and de-icing efficiency
    Stefan Söderberg, WeatherTech Scandinavia
  • Quantification of energy losses caused by blade icing and the development of an energy loss climatology using scada data from scandinavian wind farms
    Staffan Lindahl, DNV GL

12.30–13.30

LUNCH

13.30–13.55

EXHIBITION & POSTER SESSION

14.00–15.30

Commercial experiences

Chair: Susanna Baltcheffsky (Ny Teknik)

  • De-icing performance warranties – a utility perspective Daniel Gustafsson, Vattenfall
  • Performance of Enercon wind turbines under icing conditions in Europe Rene Cattin, Meteotest
  • Siemens turbines in cold clime Finn Daugaard Madsen, Siemens Wind Power
  • Vestas de-icing system Brian Daugbjer Nielsen, Vestas
  • Summary of Winterwind 2014 and future directions, Joe Beurskens, SET

FEBRUARY 13

07.30–15.00

Guided tour to the windfarm Mörttjärnsberget, located in Bräcke municipality, Southeast of Östersund

POSTERS

Feb 11

13.00–13.25

De-icing

01. De-icing of wind turbine blades by means of an helicopter opens up new opportunities Hans Gedda, H Gedda Consulting

02. Development of a LESZLPT based numerical method for ice accretion simulation Robert Szasz, Lund University

03. GreenWind GLOBAL de-icing system Gernot Schenk, GreenWIND Global

Construction

04. Efficiency of electric motors in cold regions Umar Najeebmughal, Narvik University

15.05–15.25

Detection

05. Combitech–the partner for monitoring Patrik Jonsson, Combitech

06. Monitoring icing events with remote cameras and image analysis Dominic Bolduc/Matthew Wadham-Gagnon, TechnoCentre éolien

Standards

07. Extreme cold start-up validation of  wind turbine components by the use of a large climatic test chamber Pieter Jan Jordaens, Sirris/OWI-Lab

08. Serious consequences due to excessive ice accumulation on a typical wind turbine Abdel Salam Alsabagh, Narvik University

17.15–17.45

09. Structural performance of offshore wind turbine in ice-covered waters Maria Tikanmäki, VTT

10. Cold climate rotor blade repairs using advanced UV curing resin system Ville Karkkolainen, Bladefence

11. Commercialization of VTT’s know–how in ice prevention of wind turbine blades Esa Peltola/Petteri Antikainen, VTT

12. Developing ice detectors for wind turbines–outlook of requirements and improvements from 1990 till today Jarkko Latonen, Labkotec

Detection

13. A Remote Ice Detection System Suitable for Detecting Icing on Wind Turbines Robert Gagnon, National Research Council of Canada

Feb 12

10.35–10.55

Production experience, operations and maintenance

14. Implementing a 3D CFD model to study the performance of porous fences under harsh climatic conditions Yizhong Xu, Narvik University College

Health and safety

15. A tool for the assessment of stochastic danger levels from ice ejected from wind turbine blades, Björn Montgomeri, Programografik

16. Ice-infested waters: challenges and possibilities for wind power, Daniel Bergström, Swedish Wind Power Association

Production losses

17. A parametric analysis of ice protection systems Matthew Wadham-Gagnon, TechnoCentre éolien

18. Simulation and validation of the aerodynamic performance of iced wind turbine airfoils Richard Hann, University of Stuttgart

13.30–13.55

19. Data driven production optimization from wind turbines Jonas Corné, Greenbyte

20. Skills and training for the wind industry Liselotte Aldén, Uppsala university

21. Turbine mounted Lidar for performance optimization: the case of cold climate and complex terrain Samuel Davoust, Avent Lidar Technology

22. Comparision of Lidar and mast mesurements in complex terrain with/without FCR and CFD correction Martin Sigurd Grønsleth, Kjeller Vindteknik


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