UWI hosts Wind Energy Workshop

Event Date(s): 16/08/2011 - 18/08/2011

Location: Faculty of Science and Agriculture Conference Room

The University of the West Indies, in collaboration with University of Flensburg, Germany, under the International Network for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (INEES) project, hosts a Wind Energy Workshop from August 16th-18th, 2011. This workshop will take place from 9 am-5 pm each day, at the Faculty of Science and Agriculture Conference Room.

Dr. Hermann van Radecke of the University of Flensburg will be the principal facilitator. Participants of this technical workshop can look forward to learning about general wind energy theories and the analysis of wind energy systems, and viewing presentations of state of the art technologies.

At the workshop, the following topics will be addressed:

  • Current State of Wind Energy
  • Presentation of Different Designs
  • Power Performance
  • Power Plant Technologies: Mechanical Systems
  • Darrieus Rotor
  • Demonstration Experiment
  • Power Plant Technology: Electrical Systems
  • ControlMeasurements/Environment
  • Energy Prognosis
  • Offshore Wind Systems
  • Small Wind Turbines, Stand-alone
  • Consolidation, Exercises


To find out more, please contact Dr. Indra Haraksingh, by e-mail at Indra.Haraksingh@sta.uwi.edu.

Open to: | Staff | Student |