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Herausgegeben von Fraunhofer IWES - Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik

Operation and Coordination

alpha ventus

Development and construction of alpha ventus » details

Coordination: DOTI - Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur-GmbH & Co. KG


Methods and tools for the preactive maintenance of offshore wind turbine generators » details

BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH


Measurements and Data Management

Realization of the joint RAVE measurements and data management » details

BSH Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

Foundation and Support Structures

GIGAWIND alpha ventus

GIGAWIND alpha ventus - Holistic design concept for offshore WT support structures on the base of measurements at the offshore test site alpha ventus » details

Leibniz University, Hannover

Turbine Technology and Monitoring

Senvion Components

Optimization of all components of Senvion's 5M offshore wind turbine » details

Senvion GmbH

Senvion Blades

Performance-optimized and cost-efficient rotor blade » details

Senvion GmbH

AD 5-116 Improvement

Further development, construction and test of the AD 5-116 turbine in offshore conditions » details

Adwen GmbH


Further development of LIDAR wind measuring techniques » details

University Stuttgart


Development of nacelle-based lidar technology for performace measurement and control of wind energy converters » details



Verification of offshore turbine designs - "OWEA" » details


OWEA loads

Probabilistic load description, monitoring and reduction of loads of future offshore wind turbines » details

SWE - Stuttgart Wind Energy at the Institute of Aircraft Design, University of Stuttgart

Offshore WMEP

Monitoring of the offshore wind energy deployment in Germany - "Offshore WMEP" » details

Fraunhofer IWES

GW Wakes

Analysis of wake induced deficits and wake turbulence characteristic of large offshore wind farms » details


Smart Blades (Task 2.1.5)

Research of the near-rotor turbulent wind inflow » details


Grid Integration

Grid Integration

Grid integration of offshore wind energy » details

Fraunhofer IWES

Ecology and Safety

Operational Noise

Operating noises and sound propagation between tower and water » details

Flensburg University of Applied Sciences


Ecologic research - Evaluation of BSH's standard environmental approval concept StUK 3 » details

BSH Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

Sonar Transponders

Investigation of sonar transponders for offshore wind energy converters and technical integration to an overall concept. » details

Leibniz University, Hannover

Hydro Sound

Research and testing of a layered bubble curtain in the testfield alpha ventus. » details

Leibniz University, Hannover


Oceanographic investigations in the „alpha ventus“ offshore testfield » details

BSH - Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency


Detection and assessment of the impact of turbulent humidity fluxes on turbulence in offshore wind parks » details

IMK-IFU of KIT and UL International (DEWI)