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Peer Review Presentations

View presentations from the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Program 2019 Peer Review meeting on April 30‒May 2. Download the agenda.

Program Level Presentations
PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Wind Energy Technologies Office OverviewValerie Reed, Program Director, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficePlenary
Keynote - The Impact of Research on Cost Reductions in Wind PowerHenrik Stiesdal, Stiesdal A/SPlenary
Overview of WETO Communications & OperationsLiz Hartman, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficePlenary
Overview of MA&D ProgramJocelyn Brown-Saracino, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficePlenary
Overview of TD ProgramMike Derby, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficePlenary
Offshore Specific R&D

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Cost of Energy Reduction for Offshore Tension-Leg Platform (TLP) Wind Turbine Systems through Advanced Control Strategies for Energy ImprovementDhiraj Arora, GE Renewable EnergyTechnology Development
Project IcebreakerLorry Wagner, Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.Technology Development
Aqua VentusHabib Dagher, University of MaineTechnology Development
Offshore Resource CharacterizationWill Shaw, Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryTechnology Development
Atmosphere to Electrons

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Atmospheric Science - A2e PRUFJason Fields, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Atmospheric Science - A2e: Mesoscale Physics and Inflow: WFIP 2Will Shaw, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Dave Turner, National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationTechnology Development
Atmospheric Science - MMC - Model Development & ValidationSue Haupt, National Center for Atmospheric ResearchTechnology Development
Wind Plant Science - High-Fidelity ModelingMike Sprague, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Wind Plant Science - Rotor Wake Measurements & Predictions for ValidationPatrick Moriarty, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Wind Plant Science - Advanced Flow Control Science for Wind PlantsPaul Fleming, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Wind Plant Science - Small Business Vouchers - WindESCoPaul Fleming, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Jennifer King, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Integrated Systems Design - Multi Physics Model Validation & UQJason Jonkman, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Integrated Systems Design and AnalysisGarrett Barter, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Integrated Systems Design and Analysis (OSW)Amy Robertson, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Distributed Wind

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Distributed Wind Research, Development, and TestingIan Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Testing Infrastructure

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Testing Facilities and Capabilities at NWTCDave Simms, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Testing Facilities and Capabilities at Sandia National Laboratories: Field Test Facilities O&M (SWiFT O&M)Jonathan Berg, Sandia National LaboratoriesTechnology Development
Standards Support & International Engagement

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Wind Standards DevelopmentJeroen van Dam, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Technology-to-Market/Small Business Vouchers

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Wind Industry R&D Market SurveyAlexsandra Lemke, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Wind Industry Partnership SummitLara Aston, Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryTechnology Development
Small Business Vouchers - Micron/NIRE/SkySpecsJosh Paquette, Brandon Ennis, and Jon Berg, Sandia National LaboratoriesTechnology Development
Small Business Vouchers - Tower TechnologyPaul Veers, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Small Business Vouchers – SentientBrandon Ennis, Sandia National LaboratoriesTechnology Development
Advanced Components, Reliability, & Manufacturing

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Optimized Carbon Fiber Composites for Wind Turbine BladesBrandon Ennis, Sandia National LaboratoriesTechnology Development
Big Adaptive RotorJosh Paquette, Sandia National LaboratoriesTechnology Development
Additive Manufacturing in Wind Turbine Components and ToolingBrian K. Post, Oak Ridge National LaboratoryTechnology Development
Wind Blade Durability and Damage ToleranceJosh Paquette, Sandia National LaboratoriesTechnology Development
Wind Turbine Drivetrain ReliabilityJonathan Keller, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryTechnology Development
Stakeholder Engagement & Workforce Development

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
WindExchange and Regional Resource CentersIan Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Collegiate Wind CompetitionIan Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Wind for Schools and Workforce DevelopmentIan Baring-Gould, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Environmental Research

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Wind Operational Issue Mitigation (NREL)Cris Hein, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Wind Operational Issue Mitigation (PNNL)Andrea Copping, Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Environmental Research: Overview of Eagle Funding Opportunity AnnouncementJocelyn Brown-Saracino, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficeMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Detection and Perception of Sound by Eagles and Surrogate RaptorsJeffrey Marr, University of MinnesotaMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Understanding the Golden Eagle and Bald Eagle Sensory Worlds to Enhance Detection and Response to Wind TurbinesEsteban Fernandez-Juricic, Purdue University Market Acceleration & Deployment
A Heterogeneous System for Eagle Detection, Deterrent, and Wildlife Collision Detection for Wind TurbinesMatt Johnston, Oregon State UniversityMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Eagle Take Minimization SystemRaphael Tisch, Laufer Wind Group, LLCMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Detection and Deterrent System in Reducing Golden Eagle Fatalities at Operational Wind FacilitiesTaber D. Allison, American Wind Wildlife InstituteMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Camera- Based Detection System to Support Informed Curtailment and Minimize Eagle Fatalities at Wind Energy FacilitiesTaber D. Allison, American Wind Wildlife InstituteMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Environmental Research: Overview of Bat Funding Opportunity AnnouncementJocelyn Brown-Saracino, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficeMarket Acceleration & Deployment
A Biomimetic Ultrasonic Whistle For Use As A Bat Deterrent On Wind TurbinesPaul R. Sievert, University of Massachusetts Amherst Market Acceleration & Deployment
Texturizing Wind Turbine Towers to Reduce Bat MortalityVictoria J. Bennett,Texas Christian UniversityMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Rotor-Mounted Bat Impact Mitigation SystemJocelyn Brown-Saracino, DOE Wind Energy Technologies OfficeMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Ultrasonic Bat Deterrent TechnologyMyron Miller, General Electric CompanyMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Ultrasonic Acoustic Deterrents in Reducing Bat Fatalities at Wind Energy FacilitiesMichael R. Schirmacher, Bat Conservation InternationalMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Regulatory & Siting

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Siting - Radar Wind-Turbine RCS MitigationBenjamin Karlson, Sandia National LaboratoriesMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Siting - Radar Wind-Turbine RCS Mitigation (MIT Lincoln Labs)Jason Biddle, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMarket Acceleration & Deployment
National Wind Turbine Database and Location Impacts R&DBen Hoen, Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Grid Integration

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Operational and Strategic Implementation of Dynamic Line Rating for Optimized Wind Energy Generation IntegrationJake P. Gentle, Idaho National LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Market and Reliability Opportunities for Wind on the Bulk Power SystemJessica Lau, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
North American Renewable Integration StudyGreg Brinkman, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Power System Reliable Integration Support to Achieve Large Amounts of Wind Power (PRISALA)Dave Corbus, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Providing Ramping Service with Wind to Enhance Power System Operational FlexibilityBri-Mathias Hodge, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
WindView: An Open Platform for Wind Energy Forecast VisualizationBri-Mathias Hodge, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Understanding the Role of Short-term Energy Storage and Large Motor Loads for Active Power Controls by Wind PowerVahan Gevorgian, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryMarket Acceleration & Deployment
Analysis & Modeling

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PresentationPresenter(s)Track
Modeling & Analysis to Inform WETO R&DRyan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryPlenary
Distributed Wind Research, Development, and Testing (PNNL)Alice Orrell, Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryPlenary
Land Based and Offshore Wind Plant Technology Characterization and System Cost of Energy Analysis Involving Data Collection, Model Development and Analysis ActivitiesEric Lantz, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryPlenary
Offshore Wind Strategy Follow-On AnalysisGarrett Barter, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryPlenary
Techno-Economic Modeling, Analysis and Support for HQ Taskers/Urgent NeedsEric Lantz, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryPlenary

Peer Review Report

The 2019 Peer Review Report includes feedback on the office’s initiatives and investments across the nation. The report has been divided into two sections: