01 November, 2011
KidWind Ireland is a project that seeks to support teachers all over Ireland to access training programs and equipment in wind energy. KidWind has its origins in the USA where it has been met with great success and will be of assistance to KidWind in Ireland.
**Course Cancelled** Wind Farm Post-Construction EMI Interface Remediation Solutions Workshops Training
03 November, 2011
In this one day training course participants will learn about the interference that occurs to Mobile Cellular, Mobile Broadband and Digital Radio networks and the impacts of the construction of Wind Farms requirements.The workshop will provide software tools to assess and predict the interference impacts of wind farm networks on the cellular, broadband and digital radio networks.
03 November, 2011
RenewableUK approved Working at Height and Rescue – Wind Turbines training course delivered by ARCH covers the basic safety and competence required for personnel working at height within a wind turbine. The course applies to both on-shore and off-shore activities. On completion of training, participants will be able to climb a fixed ladder, use fall protection equipment, and understand the hazards, risks and basic rescue techniques associated with working at height in a wind turbine generator.
04 November, 2011
This three hour workshop will give attendee's an insight into working in the Wind Industry. The speakers will talk through roles in the wind industry, employee profiles, particularly technical employees and entering the industry. Representatives from two of the Industries biggest players, Nordex & Siemens will be addressing participants.
10 November, 2011
In this half day course participants will learn about the interference that occurs to Primary and Secondary Radar and the impacts of the construction of Wind Farms in the vicinity of radar sites.The programme will Identify mitigation measures and remediation solutions.
15 November, 2011
This one day workshop will help attendees to better understand how the Single Electricity Market (SEM) in Ireland may be affected by the EU target model for electricity market integration. The workshop will provide an overview of the market integration process, before focusing on the possible implications for the SEM arrangements and market players. Attending this workshop will help electricity industry parties to prepare their businesses to meet the challenges of greater market integration, and where appropriate, engage more fully with key players in the design of market integration, at both a national and European level.
16 November, 2011
The course is aimed at personnel accessing the hub area of wind turbines. The course will address Hub access methods, Safety and practical considerations associated with planning and undertaking rescue and evacuation from the hub and Casualty care. The course can be delivered using a range of rescue equipment commonly used in wind turbines, or tailored to utilise the specific equipment in use in the wind turbines accessed by course participants. There is a strong emphasis on practical exercises during the course delivery, and the course is designed for personnel who have competence and valid certification in working at height on onshore/offshore wind turbines
Project Finance: Legal arrangements with the Lending Institution & Property: Legal issues in the development of a Wind Farm Project
17 November, 2011
This legal course brought to you by Mc Dowell Purcell and Skillnet is split into a Morning session of Project Finance and an Afternoon session of Legal issues within property. The Morning session will provide an introduction to the typical legal arrangements with lenders in the context of financing the construction of wind farm projects. The course will look at the usual steps involved in a wind farm financing and will identify the various stakeholders involved in the process. The Afternoon session will provide an introduction to the typical legal issues and non legal issues that arise in the context of securing land from landowners in order to erect wind turbines. The course will also provide an overview of the easements required to transport equipment to and from the wind farm project
Health & Safety Guidelines for Wind Energy Training Course & ESB requirements for competent operators in Windfarms
22 November, 2011
Alan Staunton(ESB Networks) will give a 1 hour update to highlight the ESB’s requirements for competent operators in Windfarms to carry out energisation and switching in/out plant across the interface. Peter Costelloe (Egan Safety Solutions) will focus on Health & Safety Guidelines for the remainder of the day.
30 November, 2011
The Best Practice Guidelines for the Irish Wind Energy Industry were first published by IWEA in 1994 to act as a guide to the main issues which wind energy developers should be aware of when developing projects. The guidelines were updated in 2008. These guidelines have now been updated again and this course provides an overview of the revised guidelines with particular emphasis on the updated sections. Discussions of various parts of the guidelines will be tailored towards the needs of those attending the course.