Concept Testing of a Simple Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

Troels Friis Pedersen, Uwe Schmidt Paulsen, Helge Aagaard Madsen , Per Hørlyk Nielsen, Karen Enevoldsen, Angelo Tesauro, Knud Abildgaard Kragh, Luca Vita, Ewen Ritchie, Krisztina Leban, Jacob Wedell-Heinen, Karsten Helbo Larsen

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The wind energy community is researching new concepts for deeper sea offshore wind turbines. One such concept is the DeepWind concept. The concept is being assessed in a EU-FP7 project, called DeepWind. Objectives of this project are to assess large size wind turbines (5-20MW) based on the concept. One task in the project is to test a 1kW concept rotor (not a scaled down MW size rotor) partly under field conditions in a fjord in Denmark, partly in a water tank under controlled conditions in Netherlands. The objective of testing the 1kW concept turbine is to verify the dynamical behaviour under varying wind and wave conditions, and to compare such behaviour with computer code calculations. The concept turbine was designed and constructed by the project task partners, and all parts were assembled and installed at sea in the Roskilde fjord right next to DTU Risø campus. The turbine is under a testing program of which the initial tests have been completed, and a testing program with various wind and wave conditions are being carried out. The design ideas and the offshore implementation will be demonstrated, and some of the initial testing results of the testing program will be shown.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of EWEA 2013
Number of pages8
PublisherEuropean Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
Publication date2013
Pages959-966
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventEuropean Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition 2013 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 4 Feb 20137 Feb 2013
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ConferenceEuropean Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition 2013
CountryAustria
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Period04/02/201307/02/2013
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Friis Pedersen, T., Schmidt Paulsen, U., Aagaard Madsen , H., Nielsen, P. H., Enevoldsen, K., Tesauro, A., ... Helbo Larsen, K. (2013). Concept Testing of a Simple Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. In Proceedings of EWEA 2013 (pp. 959-966). European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
Friis Pedersen, Troels ; Schmidt Paulsen, Uwe ; Aagaard Madsen , Helge ; Nielsen, Per Hørlyk ; Enevoldsen, Karen ; Tesauro, Angelo ; Kragh, Knud Abildgaard ; Vita, Luca ; Ritchie, Ewen ; Leban, Krisztina ; Wedell-Heinen, Jacob ; Helbo Larsen, Karsten . / Concept Testing of a Simple Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. Proceedings of EWEA 2013. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 2013. pp. 959-966
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Friis Pedersen, T, Schmidt Paulsen, U, Aagaard Madsen , H, Nielsen, PH, Enevoldsen, K, Tesauro, A, Kragh, KA, Vita, L, Ritchie, E, Leban, K, Wedell-Heinen, J & Helbo Larsen, K 2013, Concept Testing of a Simple Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. in Proceedings of EWEA 2013. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), pp. 959-966, European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition 2013, Vienna, Austria, 04/02/2013.

Concept Testing of a Simple Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. / Friis Pedersen, Troels; Schmidt Paulsen, Uwe; Aagaard Madsen , Helge; Nielsen, Per Hørlyk; Enevoldsen, Karen; Tesauro, Angelo; Kragh, Knud Abildgaard; Vita, Luca; Ritchie, Ewen ; Leban, Krisztina ; Wedell-Heinen, Jacob ; Helbo Larsen, Karsten .

Proceedings of EWEA 2013. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 2013. p. 959-966.

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Friis Pedersen T, Schmidt Paulsen U, Aagaard Madsen H, Nielsen PH, Enevoldsen K, Tesauro A et al. Concept Testing of a Simple Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. In Proceedings of EWEA 2013. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). 2013. p. 959-966