Innovation in wind turbine design, cold climate operation, and wind farm planning and financing are key to lowering costs, maximizing performance, and attracting investment.
Panelists representing project developers, consulting firms and equipment vendors will focus on the latest advancements, their benefits and risks, and the role they will play in moving Canada’s wind industry forward.
Frédéric Côté, TechnoCentre éolien
WIND TURBINE DESIGN
Design of the Next Generation of Wind Turbines – Challenges and Approaches
Philippe Couturier, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
What Do I Need to Know About the Gigantic Turbines That OEMs are Proposing For My Project? Advantages, Risks and Mitigants of New, Large Wind Turbines
Philippe Brodeur, DNV-GL
COLD CLIMATE AND ICING OPERATIONS
Retrofitting the Wicetec Ice Protection System on Turbines Affected by Extreme Icing: Our Experience
Sebastien Trudel, EDF EN Canada
Achieving Reliable Energy Production During Winter Months
Monelle Comeau, ENERCON
WIND FARM PLANNING AND FINANCING
Resource Variability and the Role of Resource Insurance
Alexander Medd, WSP Canada Inc.
Insurance Trends and Rates for the Wind Industry
Christi Edwards, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada