Wind Energy: Joint innovation solutions for the future needs of Northern regions

24.07.2020
Wind Energy: Joint innovation solutions for the future needs of Northern regions

Project objectives:

  • Development of sustainable international academic and business partner network aimed at wider wind turbines/parks application in Cold Climate regions;
  • conducting research on wind turbine application under cold climate conditions;
  • studying the problem of ice and snow impacts on wind turbine operation under cold climate conditions.

Project period: 2020-2022

Source of funding: Nordic Council of Ministers

Leading Partner:

  • Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov

Project Partners:

  • University of Oulu, Finland
  • University of Tromso – Arctic University of Norway

Project outputs:

  • Development of the «ARCTIC WIND NET_work» partnership network;
  • Exchange of experience on operation of onshore and offshore wind turbines in ice prone cold regions;
  • At least 10 experts are trained on topic of wind turbine applications in Cold Climate regions;
  • Wind resource potential assessment with means of maps of places with high wind potential;
  • Analytical report and expert’s recommendations addressed to the future energy needs of people in the northern will be provided in each country.
Updated 13.09.2018