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Peer Review Presentations

View presentations from the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Program Virtual 2021 Peer Review meeting on August 2–5, 2021. View the agenda.

Analysis & Modeling

Project Name Track Presenter

Program Overview: Analysis and Modeling

Plenary

Patrick Gilman

Modeling and Analysis to Inform WETO R&D

Plenary

Ryan Wiser - LBNL

Distributed Wind R&D Analysis and Support

Plenary

Alice Orell - PNNL

Wind Plant Technology Characterization

Plenary

Matt Shields - NREL

Spatial Analysis for Wind Technology Development

Plenary

Anthony Lopez - NREL

Energy Sector Modeling and Impacts Analysis

Plenary

Trieu Mai - NREL

Wind Analysis for Priority Needs

Plenary

Eric Lantz - NREL

Performance, Risk, Uncertainty, and Finance: Wind Plant Performance Benchmarking

Plenary

Jason Fields - NREL

Atmosphere to Electrons

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Atmosphere to Electrons

Tech RD&T

Ben Hallissy

Data Archive and Portal

Tech RD&T

Chitra Sivaraman - PNNL

Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP) II Extended Analysis

Tech RD&T

Will Shaw - Multi (PNNL, ANL, LLNL, NREL)

Mesoscale to Microscale Coupling | Model Development & Validation

Tech RD&T

Sue Ellen Haupt - Multi (NCAR, PNNL, LLNL, NREL, LANL)

Energy Research and Forecast Modeling

Tech RD&T

Jeffrey D. Mirocha - Multi (LLNL, ANL, NREL, PNNL)

High-Fidelity Modeling

Tech RD&T

Mike Sprague - Multi (NREL, SNL)

Advanced Flow Control Science for Wind Plants

Tech RD&T

Paul Fleming  - NREL

Systems Engineering and Optimization

Tech RD&T

Garrett Barter - NREL

Multi-Physics Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification

Tech RD&T

Jason Jonkman - NREL

Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification of Wind Plant Models Project 

Tech RD&T

David Maniaci - SNL

Modeling and Validation for Offshore Wind

Tech RD&T

Amy Robertson - NREL

Aeroacoustic Assessment of Wind Plant Control

Tech RD&T

Nicholas Hamilton - NREL

Rotor Wake Measurements and Predictions for Validation

Tech RD&T

Jonathan W. Naughton, Pat Moriarty - Multi (NREL, SNL)

American Wake Experiment (AWAKEN)

Tech RD&T

Pat Moriarty - Multi (NREL, LLNL, PNNL, SNL)

Distributed Wind

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Distributed Wind R&D

Tech RD&T

Patrick Gilman

Distributed Wind Research, Development, and Testing

Tech RD&T

Ian Baring-Gould - NREL

Tools Assessing Performance

Tech RD&T

Heidi Tinnesand - Multi (NREL, ANL, PNNL, LANL)

Microgrids, Infrastructure Resilience and Advance Controls Launchpad

Tech RD&T

Jim Reilly - Multi (NREL, INL, PNNL, SNL)

Defense and Disaster Deployable Wind

Tech RD&T

Brian Naughton - Multi (SNL, INL, NREL)

Distributed Wind Energy Strategic and Technical Engagement

Tech RD&T

Ian Baring-Gould - NREL

Environmental Research

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Environmental Research

ESW&G

Jim Ahlgrimm

Wind Operational Issue Mitigation

ESW&G

Cris Hein - NREL

Wind Operational Issue Mitigation

ESW&G

Alicia M. Gorton - PNNL

Passive Ultrasonic Deterrents to Reduce Bat Mortality in Wind Farms

ESW&G

Anupam Sharma - Idaho State University

Bat Smart Curtailment: Efficacy and Operational Testing

ESW&G

Christine Sutter - Natural Power Concepts

Advanced Collision Detection and Site Monitoring for Avian and Bat Species for Offshore Wind Energy

ESW&G

Matt Johnston - Oklahoma State University

Coastal Acoustic Buoy for Offshore Wind

ESW&G

Jason Wood - SMRU Consulting

Materials & Manufacturing

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Materials and Manufacturing

Tech RD&T

Robynne Murray

Big Adaptive Rotor

Tech RD&T

Nick Johnson - Multi (SNL, LBNL, NREL, ORNL)

Carbon Fiber Material Design for Targeted Performance Enhancement  

Tech RD&T

Robert Norris - Multi (ORNL, SNL)

Fusion Joining of Thermoplastic Composites Using Energy Efficient Processes (TCF)

Tech RD&T

Robynne Murray - NREL

3D Printed Core Structures for Wind Turbine Blades

Tech RD&T

Scott Carron - Multi (NREL, ORNL)

Additive Manufacturing in Wind Turbine Components and Tooling

Tech RD&T

Brian K. Post - Multi (ORNL, NREL)

Manufacturing and Additive Design of an Electric Machine Enabled by 3D Printing

Tech RD&T

Latha Sethuraman - Multi (NREL, ORNL)

Wind Turbine Drivetrain Reliability

Tech RD&T

Jonathan Keller - NREL

Wind Turbine Drivetrain Reliability: Advanced Materials 

Tech RD&T

Aaron Greco - ANL

Wind Turbine Drivetrain Reliability Assessment and Remaining Useful Life Prediction (TCF)

Tech RD&T

Shawn Sheng - NREL

Wind Turbine Blade Durability and Damage Tolerance

Tech RD&T

Josh Paquette - SNL

Offshore Wind Demonstrations

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Offshore Wind Energy Demonstrations

Tech RD&T

Nathan McKenzie

Offshore Wind Demo

Tech RD&T

Habib Dagher - University of Maine

Offshore Wind Demo

Tech RD&T

David Karpinski - LEEDCo

Offshore Wind Research

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Offshore Wind R&D

Tech RD&T

Nate McKenzie

National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium

Tech RD&T

Haiyan Sun - New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Advanced Next Generation High Efficiency Lightweight Wind Turbine Generator

Tech RD&T

Tim MacDonald - American Superconductor Corporation

High Efficiency Ultra-Light Superconducting Generator for Offshore Wind

Tech RD&T

David Torrey - General Electric

Model Test of an Innovative Offshore Floating Wind System (TCF)

Tech RD&T

Senu Sirnivas - NREL

U.S. Department of Energy Offshore Wind Lidar Buoy Deployments

Tech RD&T

Alicia M. Gorton - PNNL

Lidar Buoy Science

Tech RD&T

Raghu Krishnamurthy - PNNL

Offshore Wind Resource Sciences Work

Tech RD&T

Will Shaw - Multi (PNNL, ANL, LLNL, NREL)

Program Level Presentations

Regulatory & Siting

Project Name Track Presenter

Regulatory and Siting Session Overview

ESW&G

Patrick Gilman

Siting: Radar Wind-Turbine Radar Cross Section Mitigation

ESW&G

Benjamin Karlson - SNL

Siting: Radar Wind-Turbine RCS Mitigation

ESW&G

Jason Biddle - MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Stakeholder Engagement & Workforce

Project Name Track Presenter

Session Overview: Stakeholder Engagement and Workforce

ESW&G

Maggie Yancey

WETO Community Impacts Research & Outreach – Social Science Strategy

ESW&G

Maggie Yancey

United States Wind Turbine Database and Location Impacts R&D

ESW&G

Ben Hoen - LBNL

WINDExchange Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach

ESW&G

Mary Hallisey - NREL

Collegiate Wind Competition

ESW&G

Elise DeGeorge - NREL

Wind for Schools

ESW&G

Ian Baring-Gould - NREL