Entries by Edvald Edvaldsson

Goldwind 8MW prototype unveiled

Chinese wind turbine supplier, Goldwind, launched today the prototype of a new offshore wind turbine with a turbine capacity of 8MW and rotor of 175m.

Last year, Goldwind launched three other models:

  • GW168-8MW
  • GW184-6.45MW,
  • and the typhoon-adaptive and low-wind-speed offshore GW168-6.45MW.

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AEP calculations uncertainties

Many users needed to have implemented uncertainty calculations to their scenarios so we went right ahead and added that to the YOUWINd scenario comparisons.

Our calculated figure for electricity production is the P50 AEP. This figures is the level of production that is estimated to be exceeded 50% of the time in a year or the average in a year.… Read More

Permits for Hollandse Kust (Zuid) Wind Farm Sites III and IV (760 MW) have been issued to Vattenfall

On July 10th, 2019, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy announced the permits for Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Sites III and IV (760 MW) have been issued to Vattenfall. With 76 turbines type Siemens Gamesa 10 MW-193 DD this wind farm will get a total installed capacity of 760 MW according to The Netherlands Enterprise Agency:  RVO.NL

Before the announcement we tried weighing in the results using the YOUWINd model and tried to estimate the reasoning behind the choice of the winning bid.… Read More

YOUWINd attempts to predict the Hollandse Kust Zuid III & IV Winner

On 10th July 2019 the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is set to reveal the winner of the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV tender. The tender was opened to develop the sites without government subsidies. The sites have capacity of 350-380MW each and developers such as Orsted, Vattenfall, Engie and Witwind (Shell, Van Oord and Eneco) have applied to build.… Read More