WindFarmer is DNV GL’s leading software package for designing and analysing onshore and offshore wind farms. Investment in an understanding of wind farm design can reduce timelines and costs at the development stages of a project.
The process of wind farm design involves a number of disciplines and skilled use of sophisticated software tools. These methodologies will be examined, discussed and applied under the guidance of our trainer.
Starting from the principles of wind flow, turbulence and wake effects, and ending with optimised energy production and careful environmental analysis, this course provides an excellent grounding in the underlying concepts of wind farm design. In addition, it will equip attendees with a basic understanding in the use of WindFarmer software.
This course is supported by concise notes, examples and hands-on exercises, and attendees will also receive a demonstration copy of WindFarmer for follow-up exploration. The attendee numbers are kept low to allow each participant to receive maximum attention. There will be opportunities for questions and discussion throughout the course.
- Base Module:
- Energy calculation
- Turbine representation
- Noise modelling
- Report generation
- MCP+ Module:
- Use of measured wind data
- Measure Correlate Predict
- Visualisation Module:
- 3D visualisation and animation
- zones of visual influence
- Shadow Flicker Module:
- Shadow flicker maps & analysis
- shadow flicker limits
Industry professionals looking to learn more about wind farm design and WindFarmer software. No prior knowledge is needed of either WindFarmer software or wind farm design principles.