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Fifth International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power and Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms, 7-8 April 2005*

this year in Glasgow, Scotland

organized by the Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stockholm, Sweden

in cooperation with the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow

Special this year: Field Trip on the 9 of April

Sponsored by:


*formerly "International Workshop on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms"

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Registration at City Chambers
Conference Dinner at Barony Hall
Dance & Entertainment

Final Program


First Announcement and Call for Papers

(Updated 22 November 2004)

- download the pdf file here: CallforPapersGlasgow.pdf

Call for Papers

Fifth International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power
and Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms

7 - 8 April 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland

Organised by the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
in cooperation with the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

International Advisory Committee

Graham Ault, Univ. of Strathclyde, Scotland
Peter Christensen, NVE, Denmark
Sigrid Bolik, Vestas, Denmark
Paul Gardner, Garrad Hassan, UK
Siegfried Heier, ISET, Germany
Hans Knudsen, DEA, Denmark
John Eli Nielsen, ELTRA, Denmark
Lennart Sφder, KTH, Sweden

Proposed Preferential Topics

Presentation of Papers

If you would like to present a paper at this workshop please send an abstract to:

Those interested in presenting a paper should attach an abstract of maximum 300 words as well as a brief summary of the nature of your work and level of expertise by 12 of January 2005. Based on this information, authors of papers will be notified of the acceptance of their papers by end of January 2005. Authors will pay a reduced workshop fee. All participants are responsible for paying their own travel and hotel expenses.

Participation in the Workshop

If you would like to attend this workshop please use the following templete for registration: REGISTRATION TEMPLETE. Based on our experiences from last years, we expect that we have to limit the number of participants. The workshop will be held in English. Up-dated information about the workshop will be available at page:


The workshop will take place at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, McCance Building Rooms 1 & 2, Richmond Street.

For information about the the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow see:


A number of hotels are available within walking distance of the University (5 to 15 minutes). For a list of available hotels with prices and contact details download the following Excel File: Hotels.xls.

Field Trip

Scottish Power will organize a field trip to the Hagshaw Hill Wind Farm (26 x 600 kW). The field trip will take place on Saturday the 9th of April. The bus will pick the participants at Strathclyde University at 10 am. It will take approximately 45 minutes to travel to the wind farm. Participants will spend about 30-45 minutes on site where a representative from Scottish Power will answer the questions etc. The field trip will be over at approximately 12 am. The field trip is free of charge, but registration is required. Deadline to register for the field trip is 23rd of March.

General information about the wind farm can be downloaded here.

Here is a map of the McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow where the bus will pick up the delegates at 10.00 am on Saturday 9th April.

Registration Fee

Early bird registration before 13 January 2005: 3,750 SEK (~ 420 €)
Registration between 13 January and 15 March 2005: 4,500 SEK (~ 500 €)
Registration fee after March 15, 2005: 5,000 SEK (~ 560 €)
Speakers: 3,250 SEK (~ 360 €)

Registration fee will cover admission, documentation, two lunches, a dinner and refreshments. There is a 900 SEK (100 €) discount for those participating one day only. For special student rates, please contact the organizers. Swedish participants have to add 25% tax to registration fee. The cancelation fee is 1,800 SEK (~200 €).


January 12, 2005 Deadline for submitting abstract(s)
End of January, 2005 Notification of paper acceptance
End of February 2005 Preliminary program published
March 15, 2005 Deadline for submitting final papers
End of March 2005 Final program published on the web
April 7-8, 2005 Workshop
April 9, 2005 Field Trip

Organizers/Contact Details

Thomas Ackermann, Julija Matevosyan, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Contact via:


Thomas Ackermann: Mobile: +46 70 6639457
Julija Matevosyan: +43 1 58801 37366

Last Workshops

Summary of the first workshop (Thanks to Jennie Weatherill)
download PDF file here: stockholm_hvdc_summary.pdf

Missed the last Workshops?

We still have proceedings from last years (third plus fourth Workshop). They can be ordered for 50 € from us. Please use this word file to order the proceedings.
Note: The proceedings from the first and second Workshop are out of print, but if we receive more than 10 orders we will reprint them. Unfortunately, we don't have any electronic versions of the proceedings.

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