The energy crisis in Europe: Energy production and use in Norway

Power masts overlayed with an EU flag.

The Norwegian Centre for Energy Transition Strategies NTRANS and the Norwegian Research Centre on Wind Energy NorthWind, in collaboration with a series of other research centres, are organising this free workshop about the European energy crisis. When: 13 May 2022, 10:00-14:00 Venue: Online, or in person: Grand Hotel, Karl Johans Gate 27, Oslo NB: This […]

Webinar: Installation of offshore wind turbines

Wind turbine seen from below.

NorthWind, in collaboration with Windcluster Norway and Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster, organised this webinar about the installation of offshore wind turbines. This webinar was held on 9 May 2022, 09:00-10:30. Click on the titles below to see the presentations. Programme 09:00 Welcome and introduction 09:05 George Jagite SINTEF Ocean): Turbine blade installation methods 09:25 Ronny […]

Innovation breakfast: Can Norwegian offshore wind replace Putin’s oil?

Trondheim Tech Port Innovation breakfast promo image

Record-high electricity prices and the war in Ukraine have made offshore wind more relevant than ever. At this Trondheim Tech Port Innovation breakfast, you will meet John Olav Giæver Tande (SINTEF), Hanne Vigum (Equinor) and Jørgen Krokstad (Windbarge) When: 6 May 2022, 08:30-10:00Venue: SINTEF, Strindvegen 4,  Trondheim NB: This event will be held in Norwegian. […]

Webinar: Efficient Operation and Maintenance – Offshore Wind

Maintenance boat near an offshore wind turbine.

NorthWind, in collaboration with Windcluster Norway and Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster, organised this webinar about the efficient operation and maintenance of offshore wind infrastructure. The webinar was held on 28 April 2022, 09:00-10:30. Click on the titles below to see the presentations. Programme 09:00 Welcome and introduction 09:05 Maryna Waszak (SINTEF Digital): LIACi – Lifecycle […]

Workshop: Virtual Inertia from HVDC Converters in future power systems

HVDC converters

This event was organised by the research project HVDC Inertia Provision, supported by the Research Council of Norway and involving project partners SINTEF Energy Research, KU Leuven, CentraleLille, NTNU Statnett, Equinor, Elia and RTE. When: 28 April 2022, 09:00-14:00Venue: Online Programme 09:00 – Welcome, Introduction and presentation of the programme, Salvatore D’Arco, SINTEF Energy Research […]

Webinar: Presentation of ScotWind plans

Offshore wind turbines farm on the ocean. Sustainable energy

Both TotalEnergies and Fred Olsen Seawind were offered option agreements as a result of the application process for ScotWind Leasing, the first Scottish offshore wind leasing round in over a decade and the first ever since the management of offshore wind rights were devolved to Scotland. NorthWind, in collaboration with Windcluster Norway and Norwegian Offshore […]

6th Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts

Birds flying in front of wind turbines

The 6th conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts is an internationally recognised event to share and engage in the latest science about the risk of wind energy to wildlife – and how to mitigate this risk. The conference will take place in Egmond aan Zee. When: 4-8 April 2022 Venue: Hotel Zuiderduin More about […]

NTNU Energy Transition Conference 2022

Promotional image for the Energy Transition Conference 2022

This Conference is organised by NTNU in collaboration with many partners, including FME NorthWind. When: 29 March 2022, 09:00-17:30Venue: Clarion Hotel in Trondheim (and online) Programme 09:00 Opening Session: Urgent change – Vera Songwe, United Nations; Marte Mjøs Persen, OED; Carri Lockhart, Equinor; Anne Borg, NTNU. 10:00 A shift in International Finance: Greenwash or for […]

Digital workshop on analysis and operation of future hybrid AC/DC transmission systems

Various graphs overlayed on image of high voltage mast.

This workshop is organised by the EIG-Concert Japan project MODULATOR. When: 23 Mars 2022, 09:00-12:30Venue: Online Programme 09:00 Welcome and introduction to program and speakers by host / practical aspects – Dr. Hans Chr Bolstad, SINTEF 09:15 Introduction to the topic HVDC – Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Hofmann, Leibniz University Hannover 09:30 The Modulator Project – […]