25th National Training Course on Wind Energy Technology

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Brief Report
25th National Training Course on
held during 21st to 23rd February 2024

The Skill Development and Training Division of NIWE organized the 25th National Training Course on "Wind Energy Technology" from 21st to 23rd February 2024 to address all aspects of Wind Power starting from introduction to wind and its technology, wind resource assessment, installation and commissioning, operation and maintenance aspects of wind farms in a focused manner along with financial and policy aspects. The course was attended by 50 participants from 9 States viz. Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Odisha. There were 44 male and 6 female participants with diverse background attended the training course.

Dr. P. Kanagavel inaugurating the Course

The training course was inaugurated by Dr. P. Kanagavel, Director & Head, SDT Division, NIWE with the training participants.

The following 11 presentations made during the training course were handled by nine Scientists / Engineers of NIWE:

  • Introduction to Wind Energy and Global Wind Energy Scenario
  • Design aspects of Wind Turbines
  • Overview of Wind Turbine Components
  • Wind Resource Assessment and Techniques
  • Electrical, Control and Protection System in Wind Turbine
  • Economic Analysis of Wind Power Development
  • Installation and Commissioning of Wind Turbines
  • Operation and Maintenance aspects of Wind Farms
  • Offshore Wind Energy
  • Wind - Solar Hybrid System & Energy Storage Technologies
  • Wind Energy Policies, Schemes and legal Frameworks
Glimpses of Classroom Lectures

The participants visited the Renewable Energy facilities available in NIWE campus for practical exposure, and had opportunity to understand the Vertical and Horizontal Axis Small Wind Turbines, Wind-Solar Hybrid System, Wind Turbine Nacelle Assembly facility, Meteorological Mast, Biogas Plant and SRRA Station and Wind Energy Training Systems.

Renewable Energy facility visit at NIWE

During the Valedictory Function, some of the participants shared their feedback. The participants stated that the training had encouraged a positive learning environment and found it very beneficial. They also expressed their appreciation to NIWE for organizing the training course. Thereafter, Dr. P. Kanagavel, Director & Head, SDT Division, NIWE thanked the participants for their appreciation and distributed the Course Certificates to all the participants.

Distribution of Certificate
Group Photo with Course Participants
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