Past Events

    January 2009

  • Grid Connections

    Grid Connections

    26 January, 2009

    This one day training course will provide a detailed overview of the Grid connection process as well as giving an overview of the Irish Electricity Systems and its operation.

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  • March 2009

  • Effective Asset Management

    Effective Asset Management

    10 March, 2009

    Managing the effective operation and maintenance of a wind farm site requires a unique combination of skills and abilities. This course will explore the main issues surrounding operational wind farms and suggest ways to understand and improve site performance and leading to higher availability.

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  • Grid Connections Training Course

    Grid Connections Training Course

    19 March, 2009

    This one day training course will provide a detailed overview of the Grid connection process as well as giving an overview of the Irish Electricity System and its operation.

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  • IWEC '09

    IWEC '09

    26 March, 2009

    The Irish Wind Energy Association's Aunnual Conference, "40%...Our Responsibility" will take place on March 26th & 27th in the Four Seasons Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

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  • Project Managment

    Project Managment

    31 March, 2009

    This one-day no-nonsense, real world, project management course provides project managers working in the wind energy sector with the practical skills to successfully deliver their projects for their clients or executives. It will equip participants with the fundamental best practice project management skills to successfully implement their wind energy specific projects.

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  • April 2009

  • Grid Connections Training Course

    Grid Connections Training Course

    02 April, 2009

    This one day training course will provide a detailed overview of the Grid Connection Process as well as goving an overview of the Irish Electricity System and its operation.

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  • Wind Energy 1

    Wind Energy 1

    14 April, 2009

    The course is intended as an introduction to wind energy technology for engineers and scientists. The following areas are covered over a period of six days at Dundalk Institute of Technology

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  • May 2009

  • Wind Monitoring Training Course

    Wind Monitoring Training Course

    13 May, 2009

    The focus of day one will be on reducing uncertainties in resource calculations in order that developers can maximise value from their projects and prepare projects for financing.

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  • How to Give Evidence at an Oral Hearing

    How to Give Evidence at an Oral Hearing

    27 May, 2009

    A two-day intensive training programme for any professional who may have to give evidence at an oral hearing. Delegates learn about the process of oral hearings, how to present their scheme confidently and how to handle cross-examination so that they can do justice to their work. Delegates experience practical interactive sessions and are cross-examined by an experienced lawyer on video, which they take away for future learning.

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  • June 2009

  • Vestas V-47 Turbine Training

    Vestas V-47 Turbine Training

    08 June, 2009

    In depth training regarding; safety, mechanical, hydraulic, electric control system and SCADA system understanding, turbine operation, troubleshooting by the help of schematics, working procedures and all related documentation.

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  • Global Wind Day

    Global Wind Day

    15 June, 2009

    The Global Wind Day is an awareness campaign for the promotion of wind energy worldwide. The message is global: wind power works – it tackles climate change, it improves energy dependence on fossil fuels, and it is an intelligent investment.

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  • SEM

    SEM

    16 June, 2009

    This is a one day advanced training course on the SEM (Single Electricity Market). The morning session will focus on the trends and developments, together with operational matters arising, since the SEM commenced on 1st Nov 2007. The afternoon session will address some of the wider issues in the electricity market such as the CPM (capacity payments mecha-nism) and increasing levels of wind penetration and their impact on the SEM. The course will be highly interactive so that persons attending gain the maximum benefit from the course.

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  • V-47 Maintenence Training

    V-47 Maintenence Training

    16 June, 2009

    Intro to the manual and checklist in the class room. In depth maintenance training, by going through all procedures and the related documentation in the turbine. 80% of the time will be used for hands on in the Vestas V47 turbine.

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  • Giving Evidence at an Oral Hearing

    Giving Evidence at an Oral Hearing

    23 June, 2009

    This is a two-day intensive training programme for any professional who may have to give evidence at an oral hearing. Delegates learn about the process of oral hearings, how to present their scheme confidently and how to handle cross-examination so that they can do justice to their work. Delegates experience practical interactive sessions and are cross-examined by an experienced lawyer on video, which they take away for future learning.

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  • July 2009

  • Wind Farm Safety Training Course

    Wind Farm Safety Training Course

    15 July, 2009

    The focus of this one-day course will be to provide information on the re-quirements of Irish health & safety legislation and practical guidance on wind farm safety management.

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  • Advanced Excel (2007) Training Course

    Advanced Excel (2007) Training Course

    20 July, 2009

    This course will enable participants to build on their existing skill with Ex-cel to improve their efficiency and productivity. Over the period of the course the more advanced commands and functions within Excel are introduced and explained.

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  • August 2009

  • Grid Connections

    Grid Connections

    06 August, 2009

    This one day training course will provide a detailed overview of the Grid connection process as well as giving an overview of the Irish Electricity Systems and its operation.

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  • Fall Arrest and Rescue Training

    Fall Arrest and Rescue Training

    07 August, 2009

    This two day course is designed to introduce learners to the Safe use of Fall Arrest Equipment and basic rescue/escape techniques on Wind Turbines.

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  • Effective Business Writing

    Effective Business Writing

    18 August, 2009

    This one day course will give you the confidence and skills to help you draft documents much faster and write persuasively and effectively.

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  • September 2009

  • Wind Farm Safety Training

    Wind Farm Safety Training

    08 September, 2009

    The focus of this one-day course will be to provide information on the requirements of Irish health & safety legislation and practical guidance on wind farm safety management.

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  • Giving Evidence at an Oral Hearing

    Giving Evidence at an Oral Hearing

    11 September, 2009

    This is a two-day intensive training programme for any professional who may have to give evidence at an oral hearing. Delegates learn about the process of oral hearings, how to present their scheme confidently and how to handle cross-examination so that they can do justice to their work. Delegates experience practical interactive sessions and are cross-examined by an experienced lawyer on video, which they take away for future learning.

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  • A Guide to Infrastructure Development within Peatland Areas

    A Guide to Infrastructure Development within Peatland Areas

    15 September, 2009

    This is a 1-day workshop which will focus on the key environmental and construc-tion related issues of developing windfarm Infrastructure in Peatlands.

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  • October 2009

  • A Guide to Infrastructure Development within Peatland Areas

    A Guide to Infrastructure Development within Peatland Areas

    07 October, 2009

    This is a 1-day workshop which will focus on the key environmental and construc-tion related issues of developing windfarm Infrastructure in Peatlands.

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  • Grid Connections

    Grid Connections

    08 October, 2009

    This one day training course will provide a detailed overview of the Grid connection process as well as giving an overview of the Irish Electricity System and its operation.

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  • Grid Code Compliance

    Grid Code Compliance

    15 October, 2009

    This one day course outlines the essentials of Grid Code Compliance and address what is required from turbine suppliers to meet those require-ments . The course will take you through the elements of Distribution Grid Code and specific clauses within. The day will also include a segment on banking technical due diligence for wind farms and their grid compliance, and will therefore give an overview of both the technical and legal requirements.

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  • REFIT/Powersales Training Course

    REFIT/Powersales Training Course

    27 October, 2009

    This two day course will provide a detailed overview of the operation of the REFIT support mechanism, with emphasis on contractual arrange-ments and money flows. It will finish with a formal Q&A session.

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  • November 2009

  • Health and Safety Obligations of Owners/Operators of Windfarms Training Course

    Health and Safety Obligations of Owners/Operators of Windfarms Training Course

    11 November, 2009

    Overview of health and safety legislation applicable to operating wind farms, legal implications for owners/operators of wind farms, safety statement and risk assessments for an operating wind farm, introduction to the wind turbine safety rules, overview of application of Construction Regulations to operating wind farms, emergency procedures on wind farms, interface with ESB networks, safe systems of work for MV/HV sys-tems on wind farms.

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  • Project Managment

    Project Managment

    17 November, 2009

    This one-day no-nonsense, real world, project management course provides project managers with the practical skills to successfully deliver their projects for their clients or executives. It will equip participants with the fundamental best practice project management skills to successfully implement their wind energy specific projects.

    Continue Reading »

  • December 2009

  • Wind Monitoring Training Course (This Course is now full)

    Wind Monitoring Training Course (This Course is now full)

    01 December, 2009

    This course will provide attendees with a comprehensive introduction to state of the art wind resource assessment, energy yield analysis and wind farm design methods. There will be a strong focus on how uncertainty in resource and energy yield calculations can be reduced, and also on how to minimise turbine performance issues in complex flow environments (such as complex terrain and forestry).

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  • Effective Asset Management

    Effective Asset Management

    03 December, 2009

    Managing the effective operation and maintenance of a wind farm site requires a unique combination of skills and abilities. This course will explore the main issues surrounding operational wind farms and suggest ways to understand and improve site performance leading to higher availability.

    Continue Reading »

  • Vestas V52 Turbine Training

    Vestas V52 Turbine Training

    07 December, 2009

    In depth training regarding; safety, mechanical, hydraulic, electric control system and SCADA system understanding, turbine operation, troubleshooting by the help of schematics, working procedures and all related documentation.

    Continue Reading »

  • Vestas V-52 Maintenence Training

    Vestas V-52 Maintenence Training

    15 December, 2009

    Intro to the manual and checklist in the class room. In depth maintenance training, by going through all procedures and the related documentation in the turbine. 80% of the time will be used for hands on in the Vestas V52 turbine.

    Continue Reading »