Converting Offshore Wind into Electricity

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Electricity from the North Sea; The Netherlands is in a strong position. Dutch companies and centres of expertise benefit from the results of the We@Sea R&D program. Over the past five years, many aspects of harvesting wind energy from the North Sea were studied within the framework of the research program We@Sea. The results contribute …

Report from the Minos+ conference on ecological impacts of wind farms on the marine environment, Hamburg, 9 & 10 Jan

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On January 9 and 10, 2008 a conference took place in Hamburg where the final results of the German Minos + programme were presented. The Minos+ programme is a research programme, sponsored by the federal government of Germany (BMU, Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit), which addressed the potential impacts of offshore wind farms on …

Workshop over de elektrische infrastructuur en net-integratie van offshore wind

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Partners van We@Sea leveren een bijdrage aan de subtaak “Annex XXIII van de IEA Wind R&D Implementing Agreement”.Voor het bouwen van windenergiecentrales op de zee moet een groot aantal technische, commerciële en juridische zaken worden uitgezocht en ontwikkeld. De elektrische aansluiting en de inpassing in het net van windturbineparken zijn kritisch voor het succes. Doel …