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2014 Wind Program Peer Review Compiled Presentations

View compiled presentations from the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program's 2014 Peer Review meeting on March 24-27.

Compiled Presentation Contents by Topic

Accelerate Technology Transfer

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about accelerating the technology transfer of wind technologies.

Development of On-Site Conical Spiral Welders for Large Turbine Towers—Eric Smith, Keystone Tower Systems, Inc.

High Performance Hollow Fiber Membranes for Lubricating Fluid Dehydration and Stabilization Systems—Stuart Nemster, Compact Membrane Systems

Advanced Manufacturing Initiative—Daniel Laird, Sandia National Laboratories

Manufacturing and Supply Chain R&D, Wind Turbine Logistics and Planning Issues Analysis—Jason Cotrell, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Wind Turbine Repowering and Recycling Assessments—Jason Cotrell, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

U.S. Wind Energy Manufacturing and Supply Chain Development—Bruce Hamilton, Navigant Consulting, Inc.

U.S. Wind Energy Manufacturing and Supply Chain:  A Competitiveness Analysis—Patrick Fullenkamp, GLWN, Global Wind Network [WIRE-Net]

Assessment of Vessel Requirements for the U.S. Offshore Wind Sector—Jim Ahlgrimm, U. S. Department of Energy

Advanced Grid Integration

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about advanced grid integration wind technologies.

Eastern Renewable Generation Integration Study (ERGIS)—Barbara O'Neill, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Western Wind and Solar Integration Study – Phase 2 and Phase 3—Kara Clark, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Integration Support/UVIG—Michael Milligan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Interconnection and Transmission—Willett Kempton, The University of Delaware

Carolinas Offshore Wind Integration Case Study—Spencer Hanes, Duke Energy Business Services LLC

National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Integration Study (NOWEGIS)—John P. Daniel, AAB Inc

Great Lakes Offshore Wind- Utility and Regional Integration Study—Kenneth A. Loparo, Case Western Reserve University

Generator Modeling—Eduard Muljadi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Wind Turbine Generator Modeling—Benjamin Karlson, Sandia National Laboratories

Grid System Planning for Wind: Concurrent Cooling Model and Beta System—Kurt S. Myers, INL Wind and Power Systems ProgramOperational

Impacts of a Large-Scale Wind Power Expansion—Audun Botterud, Argonne National Laboratory

Metrics/Balancing Area Analysis—Michael Milligan, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket

Impacts—Erik Ela, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Reliability Analysis – Synchrophasor – Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU)—Eduard Muljadi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Analysis and Modeling

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about analysis and modeling of integration wind technologies.

Analysis & Modeling: COE & Policy Impact—Ryan H. Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

System LCOE Analysis—M. Maureen Hand, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Scenario Modeling and Model Improvement: Wind Deployment Barrier Reduction—Suzanne Tegen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Programmatic and Economic Analysis—Eric Lantz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis—Bruce Hamilton, Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Offshore System Cost Analysis—Aaron Smith, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Reduce LCOE—Ben Maples, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Distributed Wind

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about distributed wind technologies.

Annual Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications & Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool—Alice Orrell, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Government, Industry, International Partnerships—Karin Sinclair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Certifying Distributed Wind Turbines—Brent Summerville, Small Wind Certification Council

Loads Analysis and Standards Development for Distributed Wind—Robert Preus, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Small Wind Turbine Testing (SWTT) & Regional Test Center Technical Support (RTC)—Robert Preus, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Grid/Transmission Issues for Distributed Generation—Barbara O'Neill, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Built Environment Research Update—Jason Fields, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Competitiveness Improvement Project—Karin Sinclair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Market Barrier Mitigation

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about market barrier mitigation of wind technologies.

Siting, Environmental and Permitting— Karin Sinclair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Developing high-resolution spatial data of migration corridors for avian species of concern in regions of high potential wind development— Todd Katzner, West Virginia University

Deepwater Offshore Bat Monitoring Program—Steven K Pelletier, Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.

A Synchronized Sensor Array for Remote Monitoring of Avian and Bat Interactions with Offshore Renewable Energy Facilities—Robert M. Suryan, Oregon State University

Offshore Wind Environmental Research and Support—Andrea Copping, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Mid-Atlantic Baseline Studies—Iain Stenhouse, Biodiversity Research InstituteWorkforce Development—Ian Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Stakeholder Engagement & Outreach—Ian Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Market Analysis and Resource Assessment—Suzanne Tegen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Siting – Radar: Wind Turbine RCS Mitigation—Benjamin Karlson, Sandia National Laboratories

Wind Radar Interagency Field Test & Evaluation—Franz Busse, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Assessment of Offshore Wind Farm Effects on Sea Surface, Subsurface and Airborne Electronic Systems—Hao Ling, The University of Texas at Austin

Next Generation Wind Energy Technologies

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about the next generation of wind technologies.

Advanced Turbine Controls R&D—Alan D. Wright, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Cost of Energy reduction for offshore Tension Leg Platform (TLP) wind turbine systems through advanced control strategies for energy yield improvement, load mitigation and stabilization—Albert Fisas, ALSTOM Power Inc.

Blade Design Tools and System Analysis—Jonathan Berg, Sandia National Laboratories

WE 5.1.2 Offshore Wind RD&T: Innovative Concepts—D. Todd Griffith, Sandia National Laboratories

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Tools—Jason Jonkman, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Floating Platform Dynamic Models—Jason Jonkman, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Development of mooring-anchor program in public domain for coupling with FAST—Joseph M.H. Kim, Texas A&M University

Offshore Wind Structural Modeling and Analysis—Jason Jonkman, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Creation of a Model for Interaction of Bottom-Fixed Wind Turbines with Surface Ice for Use with Common Simulation Codes—Tim McCoy, DNV KEMA Renewables, Inc.

Bottom Fixed Platform Dynamics Models Assessing Surface Ice Interactions for Transitional Depth Structures in the Great Lakes—Dale G. Karr, University of Michigan

Shallow Water Offshore Wind Optimization for the Great Lakes—Stanley M. White, Ocean and Coastal Consultants, Inc.

Advanced Technology for Improving the Design Basis of Offshore Wind Energy Systems—Ralph L. Nichols, Savannah River National Laboratory

System Design Optimized for a Large-Turbine Wind Farm near Wilmington Canyon—Willett Kempton, University of Delaware

Offshore Wind RD&T: Sediment Transport—Daniel Laird, Sandia National LaboratoriesHurricane Resilient Wind Plant Concept Study (FOA)—Scott Schreck, NREL’s National Wind Technology Center

Wind Plant Optimization and Systems Engineering—Paul Veers, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Aeroacoustics - Advanced Rotor Systems—Patrick Moriarty, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Wind Turbine In-Situ Particle-Image Velocimetry (PIV)—Rodman Linn, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Wake Measurement System—Brian Naughton, Sandia National LaboratoriesInnovative Drivetrain Concepts (FOA)—Jonathan Keller, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

A Lightweight, Direct-Drive, Fully-Superconducting Generator for Large Wind Turbines—Rainer B. Meinke, Advanced Magnet Lab, Inc.

Advanced Rotor Systems Siemens CRADA Aerodynamics—Scott Schreck, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The National Rotor Testbed—Brian Resor, Sandia National LaboratoriesSMART Rotor Test & Data Analysis—Jonathan Berg, Sandia National Laboratories

High Efficiency Structural Flowthrough Rotor With Active Flap Control—Mike Zuteck, Zimitar, Inc.

Offshore 12-MW Turbine Rotor with Advanced Materials and Passive Design Concepts—Kevin Standish, Siemens Energy, Inc.

WE 5.1.3 Offshore Wind RD&T: Large Offshore Rotor Development—D. Todd Griffith, Sandia National Laboratories

Pivot Offshore Wind Turbine—Geoff Sharples, Clear Path EnergyAdvanced Floating Turbine—Larry Viterna, Nautica Windpower

OSWind FOA #2 Offshore Technology Development—Josh Paquette, Sandia National Laboratories

Offshore Wind Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about offshore wind advanced technology demonstration projects.

GOWind Demonstration Project—Ian Hatton, Baryonyx Corporation

Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm: Birthplace of Offshore Wind in the Americas—Stanley M. White, Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm, LLC

Project Icebreaker—Lorry Wagner, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation

WindFloat Pacific OSW Demo Project—Alla Weinstein, Principle Power, Inc.

Hywind Maine—Trine Ingebjørg Ulla, Statoil

New England Aqua Ventus I—Habib Dagher, University of Maine

Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project—John Larson, Dominion

Reliability and Atmosphere to Electrons

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about the reliability of wind technologies and the atmosphere to electrons.

CREW (Continuous Reliability Enhancement for Wind) Database & Analysis Program—Valerie Hines, Sandia National Laboratories

Blade Reliability Collaborative Targeted Effects of Manufacturing Defects Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics—Joshua Paquette, Sandia National LaboratoriesGearbox Reliability Collaborative—Jonathan Keller, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Gearbox Failure Database, Condition Monitoring, and Operation & Maintenance Research—Shawn Sheng, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Reliability Improvement of Tribological Contacting Components—Aaron Greco, Argonne National Laboratory

Composite Materials Database—Brian Naughton, Sandia National Laboratories

WE 5.1.1 Offshore Wind RD&T: Structural Health and Prognostics Management—D. Todd Griffith, Sandia National Laboratories

Reliability and O&M Standards Development—Valerie Hines, Sandia National Laboratories

Standards—Jeroen van Dam, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Atmosphere to Electrons (A2e) Initiative Overview—Michael C. Robinson, Department of Energy

Resource Characterization

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about wind resource characterization.

Inflow Characterization Tasks—Patrick Moriarty, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

An integrated approach to offshore wind energy assessment: Great Lakes 3D Wind Experiment—R.J. Barthelmie, Indiana University

Improving Atmospheric Models for Offshore Wind Resource Mapping and Prediction Using LIDAR, Aircraft, and In-Ocean Observations—Brian A. Colle, Stony Brook University

Measurement and Analysis of Extreme Wave and Ice Actions in the Great Lakes for Offshore Wind Platform Design—Tony England, University of Michigan

Role of Energy Fluxes for WRF Wind Modeling—Sonia Wharton, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Characterization of Turbine Inflow Conditions using Multiscale Atmospheric Modeling—Jeff Mirocha, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Impacts of Stratification and Non-Equilibrium Winds and Waves on Hub-Height Winds—Edward (Ned) Patton, National Center for Atmospheric Research

A HPC “Cyber Wind Facility” Incorporating Fully-Coupled CFD/CSD for Turbine-Platform-Wake Interactions with the Atmosphere and Ocean—James G. Brasseur, Pennsylvania State University

High-resolution modelling of offshore wind turbines and farms: Model development and validation—Fotis Sotiropoulos, St. Anthony Falls Lab., University of Minnesota

Simulator for Plant Applications—Patrick Moriarty, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryWind Plant Modeling and Validation—Jeff Mirocha, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Mesoscale Datasets (WIND Toolkit) and Forecasting using Analogs—Patrick Moriarty, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

National Offshore Wind Energy Resource and Design Condition Data Campaign—Bruce H. Bailey, AWS Truepower LLC

Wind Forecast Improvement Project: WFIP—James Wilczak, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory

WFIP: Northern Study Area—Cathy Finley, WindLogicsWind Forecasting Improvement Project: Southern Study Area—Jeffrey M. Freedman, AWS Truepower, LLC

Enhancing Short Term Wind Forecasting for Improved Wind Utility Operations—Larry Berg, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Test Facilities

From the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews, download a complete compilation of presentations about wind technology test facilities.

Blade Test Facilities—Scott Hughes, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Massachusetts Large Blade Testing Facility—Rahul Yarala, WTTC, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

NREL Dynamometer Facilities—Robb Wallen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Clemson University Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility—Nikolaos Rigas, Clemson University

Controllable Grid Interface (CGI)—Mark McDade, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

15 MW Hardware in the Loop Grid Simulator—Nikolaos Rigas, Clemson University

National Wind Technology Center—Dave Simms, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

DOE/SNL SWiFT Facility—Jonathan R. White, Sandia National LaboratoriesReference

Facility for Offshore Renewable Energy: Chesapeake Light Tower—Jim Green, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

National Wind Technology Center—Dave Simms, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Compiled Presentation Contents by Topic

View compiled sections of the presentations from the 2014 Wind Program Peer Reviews below.