Site Assessment

Is the wind farm tapping its full potential? – The post-construction analysis has the answers

All wind turbine and wind farm operators and owners know what questions to expect at the end of each quarter or the year: Is the energy yield satisfactory? What does the wind farm’s yield to date mean for the future?…

Putting the seabed under the microscope: ultra-high-resolution multichannel seismics

The wind resource and soil conditions in particular are often investigated when planning the exact sites of individual wind turbines within a planned offshore wind farm. The Fraunhofer IWES employs acoustic methods to characterize the subsurface, thereby contributing to efficient…

One Year of the New European Wind Atlas

The New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) has been available for over a year now. The result of an ambitious project is being closely followed by both the scientific community and the wind industry. The first anniversary of NEWA should be seized…