3 MW turbine’s measurements of grid codes finished in March

W2E-120/3fc (3-D-Schnitt) / Photo: W2E Wind To Energy GmbH
W2E-120/3fc (3-D-Schnitt) / Photo: W2E Wind To Energy GmbH
W2E-120/3fc (3-D-Schnitt) / Photo: W2E Wind To Energy GmbH

The well-established wind turbine designer W2E Wind to Energy GmbH launched the operation of two prototypes of its 3 MW technology in 2013/2014.

(WK-intern) – The two turbines are located in the wind park Kankel, Germany and are completely measured and certified.

Now the LVRT-measurements according to IEC 61400-21 and the German guideline FGW, part 3 is almost completed. At the end of March the last results will be expected.

In 2011 W2E placed a highlight in the market by developing its new 3 MW turbine. Cooperating with Siemens/Winergy the compact, medium speed gearbox generator unit HybridDrive has been successfully implemented in the 3 MW class.
For our 3 MW customers and the project developers the completion of the grid code measurements is the last milestone to establish the current technology in the wind market.
The 3 MW turbine now satisfy the requirements of the Germanischen Lloyd’s guideline entirely. German and international grid codes will be fulfilled as well.
The design process was supported by the partner Lehrstuhl für Technische Mechanik/Dynamik, University Rostock and by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy on the basis of a decision by the German Bundestag.

About W2E Wind To Energy GmbH

W2E Wind to Energy GmbH (W2E) develops multi-megawatt class wind power plants. That is, W2E’s specialty is in conceptually designing and developing entire wind turbine systems. W2E select suitable rotor blades, optimize control strategies and specify the design of an appropriate pitch system, drive train, energy conversion system, tower and foundation. Additionally, W2E service includes fully certifying, operating and comprehensively testing the prototype of each new development.

The result of the highly specialized design is offered to international customers as licenses. W2E deliver this product as a comprehensive set of documents which enable the licencee to manufacture, install, commission and maintain the wind power plant. Documentation comprises all calculations, proofs, certificates, part lists, specifications, descriptions and drawings, including training documents. All of our documentation complies with an established quality-assurance system.

W2E Wind to Energy GmbH was founded in May in 2003. The number of employees increased from 7 to 31. W2E has international customer relationsships. The product portfolio offers turbine plattforms for 1.3 MW, 2.0 MW, 2.5 MW and 3 MW.

PR: W2E Wind To Energy GmbH

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