Wind turbines in the California Desert, near Palm Springs.
Wind turbines in the California Desert, near Palm Springs.
Wind turbines in the California Desert, near Palm Springs.

NAWEA WindTech 2023 Conference

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 November
Venue: Omni Interlocken Hotel, Denver, Colorado

NorthWind at the conference

NorthWind PhD candidate Veronica Liverud Krathe attended the conference to present her scientific poster titled “Investigating sensitivity of drivetrain fatigue damage estimates to synthetic wind field models using a novel mid-fidelity drivetrain model in OpenFAST”.

More about the event

The conference will touch on the following topics:

  • Airborne Wind
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Blade Design & Manufacturing
  • Controls
  • Digitalization, AI, Machine Learning
  • Distributed Wind
  • Education
  • Environmental
  • Experiments and Instrumentation
  • Extreme Weather
  • Floating Wind Systems
  • Grid Integration
  • Hybrids and Power to X
  • Novel Concepts
  • Offshore Infrastructure, Supply Chain, and Policy
  • Ocean Sciences
  • Reliability, Operations, and Maintenance
  • Rotor Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity
  • Social Science
  • Systems Engineering
  • Wind Plant and Wakes Modeling

The 2023 event is supported by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the University of Colorado Boulder Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, the Colorado State University Center for the New Energy Economy, the Colorado School of Mines, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the University of Wyoming.