Scientists at Fraunhofer IWES in Kassel aim to contribute to further cost reductions in wind energy use. They will present results of an large scale expert survey on future cost reduction potential at the Wind Europe Summit 2016 in Hamburg, the world's largest wind energy event.
Better Forecasting For Solar And Wind Power Generation
The sun does not shine and the wind does not blow with constant intensity. This is a problem for the power grid, where the power supply must always match the power demand. In the EWeLiNE project, Fraunhofer and the German Weather Service have been working to develop better models for forecasting the generation of renewable electricity. Now they have launched a platform for transmission system operators to test the new models live.
Start-up of new online Wind Energy Systems Masters programme
The University of Kassel and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) have started a joint international Masters study programme "Online M.Sc. Wind Energy Systems". The course content is offered entirely online and in English.
IAA 2015: HIL battery simulator and e-mobility inductive power transmission system
At the International Trade Fair for Mobility which opened yesterday, the Kassel branch of Fraunhofer IWES presented two of their products within the framework of “Fraunhofer System Research for Electromobility “. The two products are a hardware-in-the-loop battery simulation system and an inductive power transmission system for electric vehicles.