20th National Training Course

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Brief Report
held during 07th to 11th November 2016

ITCS unit had successfully organized the 20th National training course on " WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY " during 07th to 11th November 2016 to address all aspects of Wind Power starting from Wind from wind resources assessment to project implementation and operations & maintenance in a focused manner. The course was attended by 38 participants from 9 States of the Country with diverse background. There are 27 male and 11 female candidates of diverse background participated in the Training Course. The training course was inaugurated by Dr. Jagmohan Singh Raju, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA).

Dr. Jagmohan Singh Raju inaugurating the training

As part of the training course, a Course Material was released and distributed to all the participants, faculties and guest, which is a book compilation of the write-ups of all the presentations / lectures collected from the lecturers specially prepared for this particular content of the course for the benefit of the participants as a ready reference material.

Release of Course Materials

There were 26 presentations scheduled during the course which were handled by 13 NIWE Scientists / Engineers and 9 External experts drawn from Wind Turbine Manufacturers, Wind Farm Developers, Consultants, Academicians, Utility and IPP.

The following topics were addressed during the training course:

  • Introduction and Status of Wind Energy Technology
  • Design Aspects of Wind Turbines
  • Wind Resources Assessment & Techniques
  • Design and Layout of Wind farms
  • Wind Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Wind Turbine Components
  • Wind Turbine Gear Box
  • Wind Electric Generators & Types
  • Basics of Wind Turbine Aerodynamics
  • Control and Safety System of Wind Turbine System
  • Wind Turbine Tower Concepts
  • Wind Turbine Foundation
  • Certification of Wind Turbine
  • Wind Turbine Testing & Measurement Techniques
  • Wind farms development and related issues
  • Economic analysis of Wind Power Projects
  • Installation & Commissioning of Wind Turbine
  • Grid Integration of Wind Turbines
  • O & M Aspects of Wind Farms
  • SCADA & Condition Monitoring of Wind Turbine
  • Power system studies for Renewable Integration
  • Power Quality issues of Wind Turbines
  • Forecasting of Wind and Energy Production
  • Small Wind Turbines And Hybrid Systems
  • Offshore Wind Energy: An Overview
  • Indian Wind Energy Development & Role of NIWE

The NIWE Campus Facilities were also showcased to the participants for practical exposure, wherein they had an opportunity of understanding about the Wind and Solar Resource Assessment set up and how the Hybrid System(Wind - Solar - Diesel) works.

Prof. Sudhindra Nath Panda, Director, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chennai was the Chief Guest for the Valedictory Function and distributed the Course Certificates to all the participants after his valedictory address.

Prof. Sudhindra Nath Panda distributing the course certificate

Feedback about the training has been collected from all the 38 participants on various aspects of the training and the overall training was assessed as Excellent by 22 participants, Good by 12 and Satisfactory by 4 participants. The training course is highly acclaimed for course structure, intellectual level, hospitality and the organizing capabilities.

Downloads : Brochure