News & Events
30 april 2019
On Thursday 11th of April the TU Delft Wind Energy Institute, led by AE Prof. Simon Watson, successfully organised the very first S-meeting. Over sixty scientists, students and people from industrial R&D gathered to listen to highlights in Future Wind Energy Concepts and share dinner together. Speakers came from TU Delft Aerospace Engineering and the University of Strathclyde. Andrew Garrad, co-founder of Garrad Hassan (now DNVGL) closed the series with his perception on the past , present and future of wind energy.
22 februari 2019
Maxim Segeren project manager Offshore Wind
2. As of 1 January 2019, Dr. Maxim Segeren, former colleague at the Hydraulic Engineering Department of the Faculty of CE&GS, will start as project manager for Offshore Wind at the Valorisation Centre. Building on his previous experience in collaboration projects with industry on offshore renewable energy and his role in the GROW consortium and PhD@Sea, Maxim will be fully dedicated to the further development of offshore wind projects between the TU Delft departments and industrial parties.
26 juni 2018
TU Delft DUWIND wins bid for hosting EAWE Torque2020 Conference
On Tuesday the 19th of June 2018, at the European Academy of Wind Energy’s Board meeting, TU Delft was awarded the right to host the prestigious EAWE Torque conference in 2020. The conference will be held between the 28th and 30th May 2020 and will coincide with the International Small Wind Turbine Competition hosted annually at TU Delft.
31 mei 2018
Windmolens in de mist
Het was zo’n mooi plan: met ongeveer zestig studenten en medewerkers op een boot naar het windmolenpark voor de kust van Noordwijk, waar het merendeel van de energie op de campus wordt opgewekt. Maar het liep anders.
22 mei 2018
Marina van Damme beurs voor onderzoek naar oceaanenergie
GROW consortium aims for 7 eurocent/kWh by 2030
During the Winddagen conference in Rotterdam, a consortium of leading Dutch companies and research institutes will present a joint plan for research, development and demonstration in offshore wind to the Minister of Economic Affairs. The mission of the GROW consortium is to bring the cost of offshore wind further down to seven eurocents per kWh by 2030.
GROW, or "Growth through Research, development & demonstration in Offshore Wind", will contribute to the Netherlands' goals for a renewable and independent energy supply. Over the next five years, GROW will introduce new innovations to the market. GROW will thus further strengthen the Dutch offshore wind sector, leading to significant growth in knowledge-intensive employment. The consortium will spend at least EUR 100 m on research, development and demonstration projects in the next 5 years.
Professor of Wind Energy Systems and Director of DUWIND at TU Delft
As of June 2017 Simon Watson starts as Scientific Director of DUWIN as successor of Gijs van Kuik.
Read more about Simon Watson in this article
FLOW Far and Large Offshore Wind energy
Dutch ambitions for offshore wind energy
By the year 2020, the Dutch government aims to have installed 6,000 MW of offshore wind energy capacity in the Netherlands to reach its renewable energy goals. Due to limitations such as shipping routes, oil and gas platforms, visual impact and ecology, only approximately 2,000-3,000 MW of the total of 6,000 MW can be installed within a 50-60 km distance from the shore. The remaining capacity will have to be installed