Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology

Validation of wind energy systems

The institute offers turbine manufacturers, suppliers, wind farm operators and power authorities industry relevant research services and target-oriented collaboration concerning the complete spectrum of technical wind energy utilization issues.

Validation of wind energy systems

The institute offers turbine manufacturers, suppliers, wind farm operators and power authorities industry relevant research services and target-oriented collaboration concerning the complete spectrum of technical wind energy utilization issues.

 

8.3.2017

Process Chain for Industrialized Rotor Blade Production Set in Motion

The integration of the process steps as the basis for a prototypical end-to-end process is now under way. By completion of the project BladeMaker at the end of this year, all of the optimized processes will be merged and adapted to the production sequence.

 

20.12.2016

IWES develops Research Offshore Test Field

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy handed over the official grant notification, enableing IWES to develop a test field for offshore wind for approx. € 18.5 million. The centerpiece will be Adwen’s prototype AD 8-180, currently the largest wind turbine in the world.

Industry interviews

Nacelle testing - trends and specifics
Martin Pilas, Manager DyNaLab & Steffen Sørensen, Technical Advisor Fraunhofer IWES
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Portrait "Focus on Validation"

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Testing for Reliable Composite Materials and Rotor Blades

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Latest Publications

Offshore Wind Bizz

Feb. 21st 2017: Fail-safe design approval for future turbine growth
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Renewable Energy World

Jan 26th 2017: Fraunhofer IWES Announce New Test Bench for Offshore Wind Turbines
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Bine Information Service

Research projects GW Wakes: It's turbulent offshore
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6.3.2017

Offshore Wind Index

Estimating the inter-annual power density variation at North Sea wind farm sites

Project of the month: Boulder detection

Application of hydro-acoustic methods for the detection of buried objects in the sea floor in the course of the planning of offshore wind farms and cable routes.

ISO-Certification

Processes across different sites conform to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 standards in the areas of „product development up to the prototype stage“, technology development and optimization“, „technology assessments and studies" and “trials in demonstration centres"

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Accredited due to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025:2005

The following services fullfil the requirements of Dakks/ILAC

- mechanical and thermal tests for determining the physical properties of glass fiber and composite materials
- mechanical load measurements of wind turbines

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