Interviews on current wind energy topics


RAVE - Research at alpha ventus

Construction and operation of Germany´s first offshore wind park for R&D purpose. Various research projecs look at aspects among the twelve wind turbines in the North Sea.


Sneek a peak at our test benches

A unique testing infrastructure for validating design calculations by experimental testing on a big scale.

Industry Interviews


How can technology development trigger further LCOE reduction?
With Maite Basurto, CTO Adwen

Towards an advanced design of XXL monopiles
With Dr. Jan Dührkop, Chief Consultant Ramboll


Nacelle testing - trends and specifics
With Steffen Sørensen, Technical Advisor Fraunhofer IWES


Image film

Annual Report 2016/17











LiDAR Buoy for flexible site assessment

Validated offshore measuring services








Test Center for Support Structures

Optimization of Structures and Constructio Methods

Testing for reliable Composite Materials and Rotor Blades

Brief introduction to our composite testing activities, from material testing to whole blade tests










Focus on Validation

Brief profile of Fraunhofer IWES and its product portfolio









Research Alliance Wind Energy

New projects and developments and an interview with Maros Sefcovic, Vice-president of the European Commission in charge of energy union.

Flyer Online M.Sc. Wind Energy Systems

With our master program we would like to educate a worldwide student body to become qualified engineers for the growing job market of the wind energy sector