Bridging the gap
A large measurement campaign in an offshore wind farm.
To build wind farms offshore gives the possibility to use larger turbines which produce more energy. But there is a large gap between the researchers’ calculations and the actual production. New measurement techniques will give information on how to bridge the gap, Annette Stephansen explains in this chronicle. Read more: Forskning.no (norwegian)
The Measurement Campaign is managed by CMR through NORCOWE.
In 2009 CMR and Sintef started up NORCOWE and NOWITECH, Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME). This has given international visibility and position.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Tine Sundtoft, Minister of Climate and Environment, are looking into the new ideas of green competitiveness. Their experts met us last week.