Conference Day 2

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM Registration and welcome coffee

09:15 AM - 09:30 AM Chairman’s opening

Wind farm monitoring to support decision making in wind turbine operation

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Performance monitoring – create transparency and optimise your asset

Karl Fatrdla, General Manager, Romo Wind AG, Germany
  • Continuous evaluation and comparison of power curves in your wind park

  • Golden Wind Turbine – optimise your asset against the best in class turbine

  • Detect early deteriorations of the wind turbine performance


Karl Fatrdla

General Manager
Romo Wind AG, Germany

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Data analysis for wind farm monitoring and damage detection

Dr. Ifigeneia Antoniadou, Lecturer, The University of Sheffield
  • Structural health and condition monitoring strategies to increase reliability

  • Damage detection of wind turbine components (drive train)

  • Use of advanced signal processing and machine learning approaches


Dr. Ifigeneia Antoniadou

The University of Sheffield

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Interactive round table discussion

Exchange your topic related experiences at a round table and develop new ideas while moving from table to table in small groups.

Fridolin Roth

Leiter Entwicklung Und Bau Neue Energien

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Harmonisation of data sources


Kimberly Lukin

Cyber Security Specialist
DNV GL Energy

Hartmut Bauer

Energy Contracts
50Hertz-Transmission GmbH

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Round tables recap

Participants return to the main plenary room to hear the discussion leaders summarizing the main topics and conclusions of their round tables.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Refreshment break and networking

Integrating wind power into the electricity market

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM System services by wind energy content:

Andreas Linder, Grid Integration & SCADA Sales, Enercon GmbH
  • Overview on possible system services

  • Focus: Balancing energy
    - Status quo integration / regulation
    - Ongoing research projects
    - Outlook on market design changes


Andreas Linder

Grid Integration & SCADA Sales
Enercon GmbH

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Infrastructures to enable wind to actively participate in balancing German grid systems

Hartmut Bauer, Energy Contracts, 50Hertz-Transmission GmbH
  • The current status of the realization of ancillary service
  • Requirements for the prequalification of windfarms for ancillary service
  • Potential for aggregation of projects and technologies
  • Overview of the prequalification of windfarms in Germany
  • The Available Active Power (AAP) mechanism Outlook


Hartmut Bauer

Energy Contracts
50Hertz-Transmission GmbH

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Networking luncheon

  • Data acquisition and data storage strategies

  • Usability of wind energy for control reserve power

  • Control reserve power market or stock exchange


Dr. Reinhard Mackensen

Head of Energy Informatics and Information Systems
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM PossPOW – Calculating reserve power of (offshore) wind power plants

Dr. Gregor Giebel, Senior Scientist, DTU Wind - National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy
  • Wake effects in wind farms – in real time
  • Reserve power and the Available Active Power calculation
  • SCADA signals used as input
  • Wind power plant control for increased performance and lifetime


Dr. Gregor Giebel

Senior Scientist
DTU Wind - National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

Data security - How to avoid major threats

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Actual attacks in Process IT and security mitigations

Uwe Kullmann, Team Lead System Operations, E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH
  • Stuxnet was yesterday, Actual attacks are more professional

  • Hackers heaven: “Google” for SCADA systems

  • How sensitive are your technicians: Are they transmitters for viruses?

  • Cyber defense: Implementation of an ISMS system cost effort and money


Uwe Kullmann

Team Lead System Operations
E.ON Climate & Renewables GmbH

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Our holistic view on Cyber Security for wind farm critical infrastructures

Maurice Snoeren, Head of Section Intelligent Networks and Communication - Cyber Security, En, DNV GL Energy
  • Risk based cyber security

  • IT/OT integration

  • Maintaining integrity and availability


Maurice Snoeren

Head of Section Intelligent Networks and Communication - Cyber Security, En
DNV GL Energy

4:30 PM - 11:59 PM Closing remarks of the chairman