Geophysical Institute (GPI)

Geophysical Institute (GPI) At Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologySpecialist areasMeasuring of ground motionsDetermination of ground motion propertiesDetermination of underground structuresMonitoring of (micro-) seismicity Publications from WindForS Projects Peer-reviewed journal articles:Zieger, T.…

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology WindForS has members from KIT at the main campuses in Karlsruhe and at the Alpine Campus in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.Find out more about KIT in WindForS.The following KIT…

TremAc Joint Project Launched

How much noise is produced by Wind Turbines?

Wind turbines emit sound and vibrations. The TremAc joint project investigates how they are related and how they can be better predicted and reduced

Wind energy is to have a major share in the future renewable energy mix. The TremAc project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), will aim to improve planning, development and acceptance of wind turbines and to develop objective criteria for their emissions. To this end, experts will investigate the interaction between acoustic and seismic vibrations of wind turbines and plan to create a calculation model that includes both kinds of emission.

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IEA Topical Expert Meeting “Wind Energy in Complex Terrain”

From 12-13 November 2013, the Endowed Chair of Wind Energy of Stuttgart University (SWE) was host to an expert meeting on “Wind energy in complex terrain”. The meeting was organized in cooperation with CENER, the Spanish National Renewable Energy Centre (Centro Nacional de Energías Renovables) and is part of the International Energy Agency (IEA) “Wind Task 11”.

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