NAWEA WindTech 2023 Conference

Wind turbines in the California Desert, near Palm Springs.

The NAWEA/WindTech conference is the premier scientific and interdisciplinary conference on wind energy in North America. It aims to bring together wind energy students, faculty members, and researchers, along with industry, government, and nonprofit representatives from around the world. When: 30 October to 3 NovemberVenue: Omni Interlocken Hotel, Denver, Colorado NorthWind at the conference NorthWind […]

Seminar: Offshore wind and the environment

Seagull with wind turbine in the background.

For the third year in a row, FME NorthWind partner Offshore Norge organsied a seminar to highlight how offshore wind affects the environment and provide a status of knowledge with national and international speakers. Offshore Norge invited authorities, developers, environmental organisations, and key research communities to answer where we are in terms of achieving sustainable […]

9th IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things

The 9th IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (IEEE WFIoT2023) is the premier event of  the IEEE IoT Technical Community, a multiple Society initiative aggregating the wide expertise inherent to the IoT domain. This year, the theme for WFIoT 2023 is “The Blue Planet: A Marriage of Sea and Space”. When: 12-27 OctoberVenue: Centro […]

Presentation of User cases

NorthWind invites industry its partners to this webinar where it will present its User cases. All industry partners are invited to participate in the user cases. For industry partners contributing with in-kind, this is a great opportunity to be involved in NorthWind while developing your company’s knowledge and expertise in offshore wind. Programme Presentation of […]

Harmonised life cycle assessment for wind energy

IEA Wind TCP logo, overlayed on wind turbines

FME NorthWind was represented at this International Energy Agency meeting. The goal of this topical expert meeting is to bring together international experts on the environmental profile of wind energy to initiate a discussion on the key considerations for a guiding framework on life cycle assessment of wind energy. The discussion centered around the topic […]

7th Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts

Stork in a field, with wind turbines in the background.

The 7th 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 took place in Šibenik, Croatia. When: 18-22 September 2023Venue: Amadria Park, Convention Centre Šibenik NorthWind at […]

Webinar: Floating offshore wind permitting – Norway-Portugal – Sharing experiences

The University of Oslo, Department of Energy and Resources Law, and the Catholic University of Portugal, in collaboration with the NorthWind Research Centre, organised this webinar on floating offshore wind permitting: comparative approach between Norway and Portugal.   When: 7 Sept 2023, 10:30-12:00Venue: Online Participants Introductory remarks Mrs. Karina Asbjørnsen, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Lisbon, […]

Co-use and Co-existence with offshore wind: Dialogue Workshop

Small boat with offshore wind turbines in the background.

The Norwegian government has stressed that successful offshore wind projects must have detailed plans for “the work relating to co-use and co-existence with fisheries and maritime traffic”. SINTEF invited an extended peer community of wind developers, fishing organisations and interest groups for a collaborative workshop on this topic. The workshop setup is novel: Participants were […]

Workshop: Early warning prevention in transmission system

transmission lines

The Nordic Transmission System Operators (TSOs) want to develop a common information system for stability monitoring and control applications in the Nordic power transmission grid to be able to operate the grid in secure state for the near future with more renewable energy production as wind and solar. These monitoring methods could generate early warnings […]