A test facility for rotor blades up to 70m long was opened at IWES
in 2009, but it does not have a tiltable mounting block.
project manager Tulio Quiroz stated: It is extremely important to monitor the negative pressure closely so as to avoid damaging the seabed and ensure the bucket remains level.
Professor Kurt Rohrig, Fraunhofer IWES
, on the political conditions for the offshore industry:
Titan Technologies Corp has ordered Fraunhofer IWES
lidar buoys for offshore wind farm site off Chinas Fujian coast.
Tenders Are Invited for Pattern ex-ante VOB: Fraunhofer IWES
, Bremerhaven - 135/755 648-16 heating, ventilation and refrigeration.
The Fraunhofer IWES
building a PEM electrolysis is planned.
Adwen, the offshore wind partnership of the Spanish Gamesa and the French Areva, is curently testing the drivetrain for its 8-MW turbine at a Fraunhofer IWES
facility in Germany.
The consortium of 12 partners from 4 different European countries, coming from ICT (Aarhus University, Centre Suisse D~Electronique et de Microtechnique, University of Agder and Haute Ecole Specialisee de Suisse Occidentale), Energy (Fraunhofer IWES
, Agder Energi Nett, SEIC Teledis, EnAlpin, Misurio and Develco Products) and Telecommunications (Devoteam Solutions and netplus) jointly possess the technological skills and competencies needed to overcome the identified challenges and to drive this ambitious project to successful result.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft intends to expand the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES
at its Kassel site.