Wind Energy Research at ForWind

ForWind deals with the most important questions in wind energy research in its numerous research projects. The spectrum of science involved ranges from Meteorology to Materials Reseach up to the integration of wind power into the electric grid.

How can the turbulence in the wake of a wind turbine best be taken into account? Which stresses and loads affect the supporting structures in offshore wind energy facilities? What chances does wind power offer in providing for a decentralized energy supply of the future?

The following links will give you information on the areas of research: Wind as a Resource, Wind Power Systems, Supporting Structures, Wind Energy Integration, as well as Environment and Politics.