Both, wind turbine manufacturers as well as wind turbine operators often face problems with production quality or performance of their wind turbines (Reduced energy yield, unsatisfactory power curve e.t.c). SMART BLADE® is able to provide consulting services in the fields of both: wind turbine blade manufacturing and aerodynamic as well as overall performance related issues.

The experiences and consulting services of SMART BLADE cover several fields and have already served many customers. Following list gives an impression of what kind of projects we have already conducted and where we are able to support our customers:

  • Wind turbine blade design

  • Dedicated wind turbine airfoil design including wind tunnel validation

  • Wind turbine blade/rotor load analysis

  • On-site blade structural damage & repair assasment

  • Knowledge transfer & Education

  • Wind energy yield prediction

  • Development & Implementation of Custom Passive Flow Control solutions (e.g. Vortex Generators, Gurney Flaps, Spoilers and Trailing Edge Serrations)

  • Development of Active Flow Control solutions (e.g. Flexible Flaps)

  • Blade production process streamlining and problem-solving

  • Blade quality assurance consulting services

  • Lifetime Extension assessment

  • Wind park site & turbine health assessment

  • SCADA data analysis