Wind Energy Systems (Wind TCP)

The Wind TCP undertakes co-operative R&D and provides authoritative information to participating governments and industry leaders to support the uptake of wind power. 

Wind turbine and an electricity network substation (Prince Edward Island, Canada).*

Activities

  • Wind energy in cold climates
  • Aerodynamic models for wind turbines
  • Offshore wind
  • Systems engineering
  • Quiet wind turbine technology
  • Downwind turbine technology
  • Grid integration
  • Small wind turbines
  • Wind resource assessment
  • Forecasting wind energy
  • Wind turbine testing and certification
  • Cost of wind energy
  • Social acceptance of wind energy projects
  • Environmental assessment and monitoring

Participants

Contracting Parties: 22

Sponsors: 2


Website

 www.ieawind.org

* Photo courtesy of Rich Hinrichs,  Boulder, Colorado

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