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January 22, 2015

Two AVATAR papers have been presented at the 33rd ASME Wind Energy Symposium

At the 33rd ASME Wind Energy Symposium which was held from January 5th until January 8th, 2015, two papers on AVATAR were accepted for oral presentations. For more information please click on here and here.

September 4, 2014

Abstract 33rd ASME Wind Energy Symposium accepted for oral presentation

An abstract on the AVATAR project has been accepted for oral presentation at the 33rd ASME Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Science and Technology Forum 2015, to be held in Kissimmee Florida USA from 5 January 2015 to 9 January 2015. The presentation will be given on 5 January 2015 in...

September 4, 2014

Measurments DNW HDG wind tunnel

The measurements in the DNW HDG wind tunnel will be carried out from 15 September 2014 until 30 September 2014. The airfoil which will be tested in this tunnel is the DU00-w-212. This airfoil is heavily instrumented with pressure taps. The  wind tunnel has a 60cmx60cm test section where high...

September 4, 2014

Next AVATAR consortium meeting in December

The next AVATAR meeting will be held at DTU from 10 December 2014 until 12 December 2014. The advisory board of AVATAR (consisting of DNV-GL and Onera) will attend the meeting too.

June 24, 2014

The AVATAR consortium met for the first regular semi-annual plenary meeting at GE Global Research.

The AVATAR consortium met for the first regular semi-annual plenary meeting at GE Global Research in Munich on June 3-4. Delivered as planned were the outer shape of the 10MW low induction AVATAR reference rotor. The matrix of experimental and CFD-based test cases for validation of novel and...

May 26, 2014

2nd Meeting of AVATAR June 3-5 2014 - Munich

The 2nd meeting of the AVATAR project will take place from June 3rd until June 5th 2014 at GE Global Research in Munich Germany. Main agenda items are the design of the AVATAR reference turbine and the definition of the experiment in the pressurized DNW HDG wind tunnel. In this wind tunnel...

January 30, 2014

AVATAR consortium visits DNW wind tunnel

On Wednesday 29th of January 2014 the AVATAR consortium visited the DNW wind tunnel facilities in Göttingen, Germany.The main goal of this visit was to discuss the requirements of the high Reynolds number test in the AVATAR project and the capabilities and possibilities at DNW-HDG wind tunnel....

November 28, 2013

AVATAR kick-off meeting 25 & 26 November 2013

32 participants of all 15 partners and companies were present during the AVATAR kick-off meeting on 25 & 26 November 2013 in Amsterdam. It was mentioned that the AVATAR project is aligned with INNWIND.EU. A smooth cooperation between the two projects is expected because many AVATAR participants...

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