Power and renewables

Engineering Reliable Structures

Wind Turbine Power Performance IEC61400

For Wind and Solar Industry

Training from the Global Experts
DNV GL is presenting this 3 day workshop on engineering reliable structures for wind and solar industry, which is developed in-house and drawing on our extensive global expertise - helping you turn our knowledge into your power.

The lessons and recommendations are based on DNV GL’s global experience of wind and solar projects in the areas of product and project technical due diligence, owners engineering, as well as the review of operational project performance (including forensic reviews). 

WTG Foundation Design and Monitoring (1st and 2nd day)
A 2-day in-depth course for industry professionals willing to gain greater understanding of the considerations necessary in WTG foundation design and construction with a holistic view on associated risks, life extension and structural health monitoring.

Solar PV Module mounting structure design (3rd day) 
This 1-day workshop specially prepared for industry leaders committed towards minimizing the numerous failures plaguing the Indian Solar industry.

Bianca HarrisKey speaker:
Bianca Harris, Senior Civil & Structural Engineer, Melbourne, Australia
Bianca has experience in concept, preliminary and detailed design of footings for wind turbines, detailed design reviews of wind turbine foundations, technical due diligence reviews of civil and structural assets for wind and solar farms.  

Other speakers:
Birjukumar Mistri, Head of Section, Project Engineering, Bangalore, India
Gijo John George, Civil & Structural Engineer, Bangalore, India
Rajiv Talluri, Civil & Structural Engineer, Bangalore, India 

For whom? 
This course is designed for project stakeholders involved in understanding and mitigating technical risks, who wish to benefit from DNV GL’s technical knowledge and global expertise, including: Developers, IPPs, Asset managers, OEMs, Financiers, Operators, Market professionals.  

For more information please refer to the leaflet or contact
Gijo George at gijo.george@dnvgl.com | +91 91371 40713 | +91 80 2308 1182 or Birjukumar Mistri at Birjukumar.Mistri@dnvgl.com.  

Contact us:

Gijo John George
Gijo John George

Civil & Structural Engineer

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Birjukumar Mistri
Birjukumar Mistri

Head of Section

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Duration:

3 Days (Wind- 2 days and Solar-1 day)

Location:

India, Bangalore, WTC, 4th Floor

Language:

English

Training from the Global Experts
DNV GL is presenting this 3 day workshop on engineering reliable structures for wind and solar industry, which is developed in-house and drawing on our extensive global expertise - helping you turn our knowledge into your power.

The lessons and recommendations are based on DNV GL’s global experience of wind and solar projects in the areas of product and project technical due diligence, owners engineering, as well as the review of operational project performance (including forensic reviews). 

WTG Foundation Design and Monitoring (1st and 2nd day)
A 2-day in-depth course for industry professionals willing to gain greater understanding of the considerations necessary in WTG foundation design and construction with a holistic view on associated risks, life extension and structural health monitoring.

Solar PV Module mounting structure design (3rd day) 
This 1-day workshop specially prepared for industry leaders committed towards minimizing the numerous failures plaguing the Indian Solar industry.

Bianca HarrisKey speaker:
Bianca Harris, Senior Civil & Structural Engineer, Melbourne, Australia
Bianca has experience in concept, preliminary and detailed design of footings for wind turbines, detailed design reviews of wind turbine foundations, technical due diligence reviews of civil and structural assets for wind and solar farms.  

Other speakers:
Birjukumar Mistri, Head of Section, Project Engineering, Bangalore, India
Gijo John George, Civil & Structural Engineer, Bangalore, India
Rajiv Talluri, Civil & Structural Engineer, Bangalore, India 

For whom? 
This course is designed for project stakeholders involved in understanding and mitigating technical risks, who wish to benefit from DNV GL’s technical knowledge and global expertise, including: Developers, IPPs, Asset managers, OEMs, Financiers, Operators, Market professionals.  

For more information please refer to the leaflet or contact
Gijo George at gijo.george@dnvgl.com | +91 91371 40713 | +91 80 2308 1182 or Birjukumar Mistri at Birjukumar.Mistri@dnvgl.com.  

Course details

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Date
Date to be determined
Location
Bangalore, India
Language
English
Fee
INR 70,000/-for Wind
INR 35,000/-for Solar
INR 1,00,000/-for both
Pricing is per person and exclusive of applicable taxes
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Agenda

Draft course outline

Day 1

Day 1 - Wind (March 11)

 

Registration

Welcome note

▪ Introduction to DNV GL
▪ Overview of session
▪ Introduction of speaker

WTG Foundations: An Introduction, Challenges and Uncertainties in design

▪ Common Types of foundations: Suitability, advantages and disadvantages 
▪ Brief on some new innovations in WTG foundations types 
▪ Overview of foundation-turbine connection details
▪ Timeline of foundation design w.r.t overall project life cycle
▪ WTG foundations and Type Certification aspects 
▪ Importance and scope of independent foundation design review
▪ Example learnings from past projects

Break

Overview on Latest Development in the Codes & Standards

▪ Latest development in WTG foundation design codes
▪ Understanding the most relevant clauses
▪ Design life of foundation and importance of fatigue loads 
▪ Seismic loads for WTG foundations

Brief Q&A session

Lunch & Networking

WTG Foundation Design: Overview of Geotechnical Design checks

▪ Overview of geotechnical investigations requirements: scope and extent
▪ Overview of Geotechnical Stability checks
▪ Common deviations in construction practices w.r.t design

Break

WTG Foundation Design: Overview of Structural Design checks (Part 1)

▪ Overview of structural design checks w.r.t ULS, SLS and FLS
▪ Common deviations in construction practice w.r.t design

Brief Q&A session

Networking reception

Day 2

Day 2 - Wind (March 12)

 

WTG Foundation Design: Overview of Structural Design checks (Part 2)

▪ Overview of structural design checks w.r.t ULS, SLS and FLS 
▪ Common deviations in construction practices w.r.t design

Break

Most common issues - Learning from the past and overview on recommend best practices

▪ Most Common issues in construction and recommendations to mitigate these risks
▪ Overview of milestone basis quality control procedure  
▪ Maintenance of foundation

Lunch & Networking

Structural Retrofits and Structural Health Monitoring of Foundations

▪ Residual life studies
▪ Possible structural retrofit solutions
▪ Structural health monitoring

Break

Open Discussion

Open Session with the speakers

Day 3

Day 3 - Solar (March 13)

 

Registration

Welcome note

▪ Introduction to DNV GL
▪ Overview of session
▪ Introduction of speaker

Solar Module Mounting Structures - It’s a Simple Structure! Right?

▪ General Overview
▪ Types of MMS – Rooftop, Ground Mounted,  Single Axis Trackers
▪ Types of foundations – Isolated footings, Piles, Ballasted Systems
▪ Applicable codes and standards

Break

Topology, Hydrology and Geology - Designing a solar plant

▪ Topography Surveys - Extent and Need
▪ Hydrology studies - What is it? Why is it needed?
▪ Overview of geotechnical investigations requirements: scope and extent
▪ Design of MMS foundations

Brief Q&A session

Lunch & Networking

Design of MMS: Wind loading and Structural design

▪ Concepts of wind effects on Solar Structures
▪ Wind load according to IS875:Part 3-2015
▪ Need for Wind tunnel testing and Dynamic load assessment
▪ Structural design of MMS
▪ Fatigue of MMS

Break

Floating Solar: Challenges and Opportunities

▪ Overview of floating solar
▪ Current market in India and abroad
▪ Key challenges
▪ Ensuring reliability and performance

Brief Q&A session

Networking reception

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