Wind Power

Updated: Aug 30

Typically based on 5 x 3 hour sessions for an online course.

For questions or customisation requests contact: info@greycellsenergy.com


 

Course objectives – is this for you?


This course is intended for those seeking a time-effective, wide-ranging and independent perspective on wind power, on- and offshore.


You will leave with a clearly explained, business-focused summary of wind power technology and its cost determinants, utilising learnings taken from a global perspective. You will gain a good understanding of the key factors in the wind power business from an integrated, multidisciplinary and commercial viewpoint, including: resource assessment, technology trends, project delivery processes, financing factors, best practices and on vs. offshore cost structure and risk differences.


 

Session 1: What makes a wind farm?


A business-person's guide to the components and infrastructure that makes up a utility-scale wind power project, including a review of the status and trends of key technologies and performance aspects.



Session 2: Understanding the wind resource


An essential understanding of the wind resource, including aspects such as variability and complexity, the demystification of key terminology and the impact of the wind resource on project planning and wind farm layout.


Session 3: Project development processes


A clear description of the key steps, processes, stakeholder challenges, contracting issues and risks in taking a wind power project through development and construction to operations.



Session 4: What's different with offshore wind?


An analysis of the key contrasts between offshore and onshore wind, including critical aspects such as equipment scale, supply chain requirements, construction challenges and project development risks.



Session 5: Wind power market trends and innovations


A discussion of the trends that are changing the business model and project risks for utility-scale wind power, including the value of electricity, new channel to market options and emerging technology integrations such as storage and hydrogen.



Further inquiries to: info@greycellsenergy.com