Centre for Wind Energy technology (C-WET) was established at Chennai in 1998 by the union Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Resources presently renamed as Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to cater for all scientific and technological needs of the vibrant and wind based renewable energy sector. One of the charters of this Centre is to provide training and empower scientists and technologists with right kind of knowledge base. The Ministry and C-WET recognizes this as a most important grass roots activity that has to be undertaken. t has to be undertaken.
The objective / aim of this training program is to transfer knowledge and special skills related to wind energy to the specialists active in technical and operational field. The idea is to provide specialised training and knowledge to industry, utilities, technical institutions and various governmental implementing agencies. Moreover the course provides an invaluable platform for dialogue and open exchange of views and experiences.
The total programme duration is four weeks, from 05th to 27th September 2012 and shall cover presentations and lectures with case studies, focussed & success stories along with exercises and of practical sessions and field tour, visits to manufacturing facilities.
The venue for the programme will be The Conference Hall, C-WET, Chennai, India for the following reasons.
• C-WET, the principal organising institute is based in Chennai-providing added infrastructural, logistical and practical administrative advantages.
• Chennai the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, which principally is the Indian industrial hub for the wind turbine manufacturing. Close proximity of the training workshop venue to such a hub, would both enable larger participation at the course from the manufacturing industry and provide easy access for arranging visits to industrial manufacturing facilities to course participants and also for drawing on the accrued knowledge and experience of expert professionals from the utility, consultants and wind farm operators.
METHODOLOGY & TRAINING COURSE CONTENT
The lectures often include exercises and case studies to stimulate active participation and dialogue. Hands-on working with wind measuring instruments is also included. Excursions to operating wind farms and manufacturing facilities, and practical activities are scheduled to enhance transfer of knowledge
C-WET and national experts, engineers, scientists and academicians, who have contributed significantly for the developments towards the field of energy, renewable energy and wind energy, will be the resource persons for this training programme.
• Introduction to Wind Energy technology and world-wide developments.
• Evolution of Wind energy Technology.
• Developments / breakthroughs.
• Government policies and supportive schemes & programme.
• Finance opportunities.
• Human Resource Development.
• Clean Development Mechanism.
• Factory and Field visits.
2. Wind Resource Assessment
• Wind Resource Assessment Techniques.
• Wind flow modeling.
• Wind data analysis.
3. System Assembly, standards, Testing and certification and Operation & Maintenance of Wind
• Introduction to Wind Turbine Certification Schemes.
• Overview of Type Approval Provisional Scheme 2000(TAPS 2000).
• Basics of Aerodynamics.
• Overview of Wind Turbine Design and Introduction to IEC 61400-1 Standard.
• Assessment of wind turbine loads.
• Certification requirements – Electrical System.
• Design requirements of Mechanical components.
• Design requirements of Structural components – Tower.
• Certification requirements of Control and Protection System.
• Overview of Wind Turbine Foundations.
• Project Certification.
• Operation and Maintenance requirement.
• Manufacturing System Evaluation.
• Spot inspection and verification of safety and function test.
• Introduction to Measurement Techniques.
• Overview of testing facilities at Wind Turbine Test Station at Kayathar.
• Introduction to IEC Standards IEC 61400-12-1, IEC 61400-13, Danish Standards.
• Overview of Quality Management System including Equipment Management and Calibration.
• Visits of Test Beds / facilities at WTTS.
• Practical training on climbing / safety issues / instrumentation.
• Introduction to Power Performance Measurements and Yaw Efficiency Measurements.
• Introduction to Safety and Function Testing (Danish recommendations for basic wind turbine testing).
• Introduction to Load Measurements.
• Introduction to Power Quality Measurements.
• Wind farm design.
• Grid integration.
• O&M aspects of wind farms.
• Risk assessment of wind farms.
Scientist & Unit Chief i/c
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Centre for Wind Energy Technology
Velachery – Tambaram Main Road, Pallikaranai
Chennai – 600 100, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone : + 91-44-2246 3994 (D), 22463982 / 83 / 84 & 2900 1162 / 67 / 95
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