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Prediction Of Waves, Wakes and Offshore Wind

Objective

Currently, a good number of research projects is underway on the European and national level in the fields of short-term forecasting of wind power, offshore wind and wave resource prediction, and offshore wakes in large wind farms. The purpose of this Acti on is to co-ordinate the activities in these related fields, to spread the knowledge gained from these projects among the partners and colleagues, and to start the work on some roadmaps for the future. Therefore, the leaders of research projects are assumi ng the function of a multiplier towards the larger research and user community. Additionally, in the fields of short-term forecasting and offshore energy resource, Expert Groups will be formed to act as the central focus point for external stakeholders (eg the EU commission). The liaison with other groups will also include groups outside of Europe. To facilitate the spread of knowledge, a number of workshops is planned, being smaller and more focused on their topics than the usual conferences. In order to i nclude more researchers from the new and accession states, they can get travel grants paid from the project.One issue hampering the progress in our fields is the difficulty of getting access to good data. In most cases, data on offshore wind or power is st rictly confidential, and also data on onshore wind power, especially in conjunction with numerical weather predictions, is not easy to come by. One example of a good testing procedure comes from the Anemos project, where in all 6 test cases were defined, t o be run by all involved institutes. This idea is taken to the next level with the set-up of two Virtual Laboratories, one for offshore wake modelling, the other one for short-term forecasting. In the end, this Coordination Action will also support prepara tion of next actions such as a Network of Excellence or an Integrated Project, connecting many additional partners within the European Research Area.

Call for proposal

FP6-2004-ENERGY-3
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Coordinator

DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
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Anker Engelundsvej 1, Bygning 101a
Kongens Lyngby
Denmark

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Participants (13)

DANMARK TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET (TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF DENMARK)
Denmark
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Anker Engelundsvej 399
Kgs. Lyngby

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ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DES METHODES ET PROCESSUS INDUSTRIELS
France
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Boulevard Saint-michel 60
Paris

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FUNDACION CENER-CIEMAT
Spain
Address
Calle Ciudad De La Innovacion 7
Sarriguren

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CARL VON OSSIETZKY UNIVERSITAET OLDENBURG
Germany
Address
114-118 Ammerlander Heerstrasse
Oldenburg

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ENERGY & METEO SYSTEMS GMBH
Germany
Address
Marie Curie Strasse 1
Oldenburg

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INSTITUTE OF ACCELERATING SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
Greece
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University Campus, Building 9
Athens

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UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID
Spain
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Calle Madrid 126
Getafe

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INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ENGENHARIA, TECNOLOGIA E INOVACAO
Portugal
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Estrada Do Paco Do Lumiar 22
Lisbao

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EC BREC INSTYTUT ENERGETYKI ODNAWIALNEJ SP. Z O.O.
Poland
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Fletniowa 47 B
Warsaw

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CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
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Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
Roma

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UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE PERNAMBUCO
Brazil
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Av. Prof. Moraes Rego, 1235 - Cidade Universitária
Recife, Pe

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THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
United Kingdom
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Old College, South Bridge
Edinburgh

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FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
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Hansastrasse 27c
München

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