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  • Improving confidence in wake predictions through operational validations, WindEurope Offshore Wind Energy 2017
    06 June 2017 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Improving confidence in wake predictions through operational validations, WindEurope Offshore Wind Energy 2017

    Learn how to validate wakes.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    01 October 2016 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Effect of linear and non-linear blade modelling techniques on simulated fatigue and extreme loads using Bladed, 2016

    There is a trend in the wind industry towards ever larger and more flexible turbine blades. Blade tip deflections in modern blades now commonly exceed 10% of blade length.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    01 October 2016 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Comparison of linear and non-linear blade model predictions in Bladed to measurement data from GE Halidade 6MW turbine, 2016

    The length and flexibility of wind turbine blades are increasing over time. Typically, the dynamic response of the blades is analysed using linear models of blade deflection, enhanced by various ad-hoc non-linear correction models.
  • WindFarmer Whitepaper
    01 April 2016 | Energy software tools | Whitepaper

    WindFarmer white paper, April 2016

    Learn how WindFarmer's most advanced models provide you with the most accurate energy predictions.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    20 November 2015 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Non-linear blade model in Bladed for prediction of deflection of large wind turbine blades, and comparison to HAWC2, November 2015, EWEA 2015

    Long and flexible blades for next generation offshore turbines are presenting new aero-elastic modelling challenges. Learn more.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    29 September 2015 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Integrated Modelling and Loads Analysis of the Keystone IBGS for the VOWTAP Project, September 2015, AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER

    A detailed model of the Keystone IBGS jacket has been built in Bladed and an extensive calibration procedure performed with the SACS model.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    21 May 2015 | Energy software tools | Paper

    An Advanced Tool to Analyse Flutter Onset Including Non-linear Blade Deflections, May 2015, AWEA WINDPOWER

    As many leading turbine manufacturers develop larger rotors with longer and more flexible blades, low torsional vibration mode frequencies give the potential for flutter and other blade instabilities. There is an increasing need for simulation tools to accurately predict flutter onset.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    07 October 2014 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Verification of Bladed against SACS for use in Integrated Offshore Support Structure Design - October 2014, AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER

    Dynamic analyses of a wind turbine support structure subject to wave loading have been carried out in Bladed and SACS. The member loading was compared at three locations in the jacket structure. The difference in extreme loading ranged from 0.8 to 7.8 percent. The difference in fatigue damaged equivalent load ranged from 0.9 to 8.0 percent.
  • WindFarmer validation report, April 2014
    01 April 2014 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    WindFarmer validation report, April 2014

    Over the years, WindFarmer has demostrated its accuracy and performance many times over in detailed research projects, as well as in commercial applications.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    04 February 2013 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Validation of the Dynamic Wake Meander Model with AREVA M5000 Load Measurements at alpha ventus, February 2013, EWEA 2013

    The Dynamic Wake Meandering (DWM) model was developed for wake load simulations in on- and offshore wind farms. The present paper outlines the DWM model and describes its validation with two years of load measurement data obtained from an AREVA M5000-116 turbine in the alpha ventus wind farm.
  • DNV GL’s Bladed wind turbine modelling tool is key for optimizing your turbine at every phase of its design.
    02 January 2012 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Dynamic Stall Model for Investigating Stall Flutter

    As wind turbine blades become larger there is a tendency for the blade torsional stiffness to reduce, producing the possibility of dynamic instability at moderate windspeeds.
  • Impact of large neighbouring wind farms on energy yield of offshore wind farms, EWEA Offshore Wind 2011
    29 November 2011 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Impact of large neighbouring wind farms on energy yield of offshore wind farms, EWEA Offshore Wind 2011

    For the success of a wind energy project, it is essential that the expected energy yields is accurately predicted, requiring the detailed assessment of both the wind resource and the interactions between the wind turbines.
  • Advanced wake model for closely spaced turbines, AWEA 2005
    18 May 2005 | Energy software tools | Wind energy | Paper

    Advanced wake model for closely spaced turbines, AWEA 2005

    Array losses in modern wind farms typically range from 5% to more than 15% of the gross energy production depending on the wind farm layout.