Search results for: Fraunhofer-IOSB

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  • 25 March 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    German-based Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) tested the DeDaVe, a new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), at the PLOCAN test site.

  • 25 March 2016
    Equipment

    Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) in Germany has tested the DeDaVe, a new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), at the PLOCAN (Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands) test site. A team of technicians from Germany carried out the work at PLOCAN’s land-based facilities and in its test site off the coast […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Kraken Sonar has signed a licensing agreement for underwater robotics technology with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB). Fraunhofer has developed the Dedave autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) which is an integral part of the agreement. Kraken will exclusively license the Dedave software and hardware IP and technology for large AUVs […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Kraken Sonar Systems has delivered a deep-sea rated Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (INSAS) system to Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technology and Image Exploitation (IOSB). Under the terms of the contract, Kraken has designed, engineered and delivered a 6,000m depth rated AquaPix MINSAS sonar system that will be integrated into Fraunhofer IOSB’s DeDAvE program. […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Environment, Human Capital, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) has completed a four-week test of a scaled-down version of the StEnSea (Stored Energy in the Sea) system in the Lake Constance.

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has awarded Fraunhofer IWES with an EUR 18.5 million grant for the development of an offshore wind turbine test field in Bremerhaven. The test field is set to start operating in early 2017, the German research institute said, with construction works already underway. The site will be used to […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has released an Offshore Wind Energy Index, the first wind index for offshore wind farms, or more specifically, for wind farms in the German Bight in the North Sea.

  • 28 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Earlier this year, the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) released the first wind index for offshore wind farms. The Fraunhofer IWES Offshore Wind Energy Index (FROENIX) helps with estimating the inter-annual power density variation at offshore wind farm sites.

  • 8 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has released an Offshore Wind Energy Index, the first wind index for offshore wind farms, or more specifically, for wind farms in the German Bight in the North Sea.

  • 30 November 2017
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES) have officially signed a contract for validation of the SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbine nacelle.

  • 30 November 2017
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES) have officially signed a contract for validation of the SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbine nacelle.

  • 18 November 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has successfully finished the validation of their Wind Lidar Buoy which confirms the commercial acceptance of wind data from the on-board ZephIR lidar for use in floating offshore energy assessments, according to the criteria within the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating lidar technology.  An offshore verification […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Critics, who argue that both on and offshore wind energy will remain cost intensive, will be proven wrong. That is the opinion of Andreas Reuter, Director at Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy Systems North-West. The research institute for wind energy and energy system technology is focussed on wind and solar energy and the integration of renewable energies into energy supply […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Critics, who argue that both on and offshore wind energy will remain cost intensive, will be proven wrong. That is the opinion of Andreas Reuter, Director at Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy Systems North-West. The research institute for wind energy and energy system technology is focussed on wind and solar energy and the integration of renewable energies into energy supply […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Research & Development

    Fraunhofer IWES has issued its annual report on wind energy “Wind Energy Report Germany 2014“, which has shown that the wind energy is on the rise, both globally and in Germany. Worldwide, 2014 saw over 51 GW of installed wind capacity, and global power consumption already comprises 3% of wind energy. In Germany, after a record construction […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fraunhofer’s test bench for rotor blade bearings of up to 6.5 meters in diameter has been commissioned at the institute’s Hamburg facility, paving the way for automated continuous operation. The accelerated tests – simulating 20 years of service in six months of testing – will enable manufacturers and operators to increase the reliability of large […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES and Institute for Marine Resources (imare) will jointly showcase the Lidar measuring buoy at their stand at EWEA Offshore event in Frankfurt, Germany. The IWES will provide information on all aspects of the buoy, its measuring services and the latest scientific knowledge concerning the development of offshore wind energy. For the first time […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Kraken Sonar has formally taken delivery of ThunderFish Alpha autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed for deep sea military, commercial and scientific applications. The ThunderFish Alpha AUV (formerly called DEDAVE) was developed by Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute and will be used as a technology demonstrator platform to support ongoing development of Kraken’s underwater sensor and robotics programs. […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    German research institute Fraunhofer IWES is developing a mobile grid simulator that will allow the testing and optimization of the grid compatibility of very large wind turbines with an output of up to 20MW. As a mobile test facility, the “Mobil-Grid-CoP” grid simulator will serve to verify current and future grid system services as well […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    German research institute Fraunhofer IWES has presented the now fully operational rotor blade bearings test bench during the inauguration of a new test site in Hamburg. The goal of the BEAT 6.1 test bench (Bearing Endurance and Acceptance Test rig) is to lower development costs and reduce yield loss in order to make it more economical […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Island Offshore Shipholding, LP, (IOSH) announces that Island Pioneer KS, where IOSH owns 70 %, has sold the Island Pioneer for MNOK 435 in total proceeds. Island Pioneer is a MPSV-DP II vessel designed by Ulstein Verft, capable of conducting trenching work, crane work, subsea construction, ROV operations and supply duties. The transaction generates MNOK […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has selected Fraunhofer IWES, among others, to conduct preliminary assessment of soil conditions before contracts can be awarded for new offshore wind farm clusters in the North and Baltic Sea. Researchers will compile 3D seabed models based on geophysical data. The so-called multichannel seismic survey method delivers high-resolution […]