21th National Training Course

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Brief Report
WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
held during 20th - 24th March 2017

      ITCS unit had successfully organized the 21st National training course on "WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY" during 20th to 24th March 2017 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 59 participants from 9 States of the Country with diverse background. There are 53 male and 6 female candidates of diverse background participated in the Training Course. The training course was inaugurated by Er. M. Asokan, Chief Engineer, Grid Operation, TNEB.

     
Er. M. Asokan, 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 Material

      There were 25 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
  • Wind Resources Assessment & Techniques
  • Design and Layout of Wind farms
  • Design Aspects of Wind Turbines
  • Wind Turbine Components
  • Basics of Wind Turbine Aerodynamics
  • Wind Turbine Gear Box
  • Wind Electric Generators & Types
  • 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 Turbines
  • Grid Integration of Wind Turbines
  • O & M Aspects of Wind Farms
  • SCADA & Condition Monitoring of Wind Turbines
  • Power evacuation.
  • Power Quality issues of Wind Turbines
  • Forecasting of Wind and Energy Production
  • Small Wind Turbines and Hybrid Systems
  • Offshore Wind Energy: An Overview

      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.

      Dr. Rajesh Katyal , Director General and Head, OW&IB has delivered the Valedictory address and distributed the Course Certificates to all the participants.

Dr. Rajesh Katyal distributing the course certificate

       Feedback about the training has been collected from all the 59 participants on various aspects of the training and the overall training was assessed as Excellent by 36 participants, Good by 21 and Satisfactory by 2 participants. The training course is highly acclaimed for course structure, intellectual level, hospitality and the organizing capabilities.

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