Electrical Design in Wind Energy Engineering

Wind energy engineering is an ever-evolving field that plays a pivotal role in harnessing renewable energy sources. Within this multifaceted discipline, the electrical design aspect is a crucial component. Wind energy engineering encompasses a wide array of technologies, but at its core, it is the efficient conversion of wind’s kinetic energy into electrical power. Our engineering department can deliver a detailed electrical design in wind energy engineering.

Wind Energy Engineering and Electrical Design

In the scope of wind energy engineering, electrical design is essential in ensuring the seamless transformation of wind’s kinetic energy into electricity. It involves the meticulous planning, development, and optimization of electrical systems within wind turbines and wind farms. ProCon provides LV, MV, and HV system designs from A-Z and components works of e.g., cabinets, breakers, busbars, cable systems, LV power converters, lighting systems, transformers, switchgears, and lightning protection systems.

The Role of Electrical Design in Wind Turbines

At the centre of any wind turbine lies an intricate electrical system designed to capture, convert, and transmit wind energy. Wind turbines are equipped with generators that produce electrical power when the wind turns the turbine blades. The electrical design within these generators is critical to maximizing efficiency and output. Wind energy engineering, therefore, emphasizes the need for highly efficient electrical components such as generators, transformers, and power electronics.

Wind Farms and Grid Integration

ProCon can offer MV & HV Grid Code requirement studies and LV Power Electronics analysis, calculations, and simulations. This is important in wind farms, comprising multiple wind turbines, are essential for scaling up wind energy production. Effective electrical design is vital in wind farm layouts and interconnection to the electrical grid. Wind energy engineering professionals must consider factors such as power transmission, voltage regulation, and grid stability when designing the electrical systems within wind farms – that’s where we come to help. We offer tests of electrical systems, components as well as FAT and SAT.

Innovations in Wind Energy Engineering Electrical Design

As wind energy engineering continues to advance, there is a constant drive for innovation in electrical design. Research and development efforts focus on enhancing the efficiency of electrical components, optimizing power conversion processes, and exploring advanced grid integration techniques. These innovations are instrumental in reducing the overall cost of wind energy and making it a more sustainable energy source.

Wind energy engineering, with its emphasis on electrical design, is instrumental in the transition to clean and sustainable energy sources. Our electrical design plays a key role in optimizing wind turbines, wind farms, and grid integration, that we work on, ensuring that our projects reach its full potential.

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ProCon’s business can be dated back to 1995, despite only being established in 2019. Below, you can find out how by scrolling through some of our significant milestones. We have experienced and achieved a lot. Click on the arrow to see them all.

Wind division of Scanel International is established on the bassis of the first onshore wind project - Stenes Enge.
First offshore wind project - Gunfleet Sands.
First large scale solar farm project(through different company).
Claus Søgaard Poulsen joins as CEO.
First offshore and onshore wind substation project - Hornsea 1.
Claus Søgaard Poulsen leaves Scanel and starts ProCon to carve out the wind division into a new company - dec2018-feb2019
New offices in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Århus.
ProCon becomes ISO certified.
First project outside of EU - Coastal Virginia.
Establishment of ProCon Taiwan.
First annual result as ProCon.
Start of ProConnected.
First project in Asia - Changfang & Xidao.
Establishment of ProCon USA.
Second annual result as ProCon.
ProCon becomes certified for its work with sustainability.
ProCon makes investment agreement with Integrated Wind Solutions AS.
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