Valter Jantara Junior recently won the Len Gelman Award for the Best Paper by an Early Career Researcher:
The consortium met in February 2016 in Ciudad Real, Spain and the meeting was hosted by the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). Progress on the project for the period September 2015 – February 2016 was reviewed. Work scheduled for the next six months was discussed in detail, to ensure alignment with the project’s tasks, deliverables and milestones.
ENGITEC Limited, based in Cyprus, has been officially accepted by the European Commission as a full consortium member and project beneficiary. ENGITEC will participate fully in the project until its conclusion in July 2016.
The consortium met in July 2016 in Limassol, Cyprus and were hosted by ENGITEC, the new consortium member. Progress on the project for the period February – July was reviewed. Discussion focussed on work completed, preparation of project reports and plans for the future.
Dr Papaelias from the University of Birmingham and Dr Karyotakis from Terna Energy were invited to speak at the Wind Operator Congress Europe event in London, UK (27th – 28th October 2014). Attached are their presentation slides (“Analysing the increasing role and use of condition monitoring systems for O&M”).
The fourth consortium meeting was held in January 2015 in Brussels and was hosted by Dynamics, Structures and Systems International (D2S), one of the project beneficiaries. Progress made on various project work packages was presented, along with ongoing tasks, deliverables and reporting updates.
The first International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW 2014) took place in Lisbon, Portugal from 24th – 26th November 2014.
Professor Lang from the University of Sheffield was invited to present a conference paper on “Loading Independent Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring: A Baseline Model Approach” at the international Workshop on Health Monitoring of Offshore Wind Farms (HEMOW) in Nanjing, China on 26th September 2014. The workshop was held in conjunction with the 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management (ICSHMIM2014).
IET 3rd Renewable Power Generation Conference (RPG™), 24th – 25th September 2014, Napoli, Italy. A paper was submitted by Dr Mayorkinos Papaelias of the University of Birmingham, with contributions from various members of the project consortium.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 7th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (IET PEMD 2014) was held from 8th – 10th April 2014 in Manchester, UK.