August 29 - 31, 2017
Swissôtel Bremen, Germany

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Presentations

Enercons Experiences in Operating Wind Turbines Under Icy Conditions

Katharina Roloff, Project Engineer at Enercon GmbH, did a presentation at last years Anti Icing event, on the topic of Enercon's experiences in operating wind turbines under icy conditions.

De-icing of Wind Turbines using Microwave Technology

This presentation by Kenth Johansson from SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, discusses new ways of de-icing wind turbines by using microwave technology and CNT coatings.

Operational Experiences and Challenges during Icing Conditions

How do Germany and Romania deal with icing on wind turbines? Dr. Thomas Burchhart from VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH gives a presentation on the experiences of the two European countries, putting an emphasis on risk and sensitivity analysis and analyses the reaction time in each case. Download the presentation to learn more.

Anti-icing and De-icing Technologies

Research on anti-icing and de-icing technologies

Presentation on "Ice-Throw Challenge"

Download the Presentation on "Ice-Throw Challenge" by Johannes Klappacher from Energiewerkstatt e.V. here for free:

Articles

Anti-icing and De-icing Technologies for Wind Turbines

This article is about the latest anti-icing and de-icing technologies for wind turbines, including studies from Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, Vestas, VTT and Gamesa.

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Interviews

Interview with Rosemary Barnes, Senior Engineer De-Icing at LM Wind Power

LM Wind Power succeeded in adding ice mitigation systems to blades originally designed without ice mitigation, despite the major challenges in fitting the system within the existing blade geometry. Ms. Barnes discusses this issue and more anti- and de-icing related topics in this Q&A, which you can read here for free:

Q&A with Project Lead Anti-Ice at Fraunhofer

The main issue for icephobic coatings is still durability, according to Nadine Rehfeld, Project Lead Anti-Ice at Fraunhofer Institute IFAM. She explains why in this interview:

Q&A with Gaute Tjensvoll

Download the interview with Gaute Tjensvoll, Technical Manager at Fred. Olsen Renewables, here for free: