We are pleased to share with you the invitation to our upcoming webinar “An Improved Modular Wooden Tower Design” on 12 April! Please feel free to spread the news wherever you see potential participants!
We will be hosting Marco Ogno, Adam Lord and Giacomo Senatore, who will present us their improved design of a modular lattice wooden tower. This is an improved version of the wooden tower that was presented in the 2015 WE Webinar Series by Nick Smallman.
The webinar will be held on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:00 PM UK time (GMT+1) (convert to your time) and the presentation will be in English.
Find below the link to join the webinar and a more detailed description of the presentation.
We look forward to your attendance on Thursday 12th! Stay tuned for the coming WE Webinars online.
WE Webinars 2018: An improved Modular Wooden Tower design
Thu, Apr 12, 2018 19:00 – 20:00 CEST
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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Abstract of the presentation
Montes Claros, Brazil. After the wooden tower lifting failure in 2015, two years later Adam,
Giacomo and Marco delivered a workshop for fixing and improving the design of the wooden
tower. The tower, which has a modular lattice structure and is 12m tall, has been lifted safely
this time, with the wind turbine installed on top for local electricity production. The webinar
will be an opportunity to present the enhanced modular wooden tower design and compare it
to the metal one. Cost out opportunities and potential further design improvements will also
About the presenters
Marco Ogno, MSc in Mechanical Engineer, currently works for Rolls-Royce plc as
Production Manager of gas turbine blades. He has been volunteering for I Love Wind Power
(ILWP) since 2013, and he has organised three workshops in Brazil since then. Marco is 29
years old and lives in Derby, UK.
Adam Lord is a mechanical engineer working for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, in
the tower department. His day job is to design the tower internals for one of the worlds’
highest wind turbine towers. He has volunteered for I Love Wind Power since 2014, and
joined the team for the first time in Brasil in 2017. Adam is 28 years old and lives in
Giacomo Senatore, MSc in Space Engineering, currently works for GE Aviation as R&TD
programme manager. He joint the I Love Wind Power Brazil team in 2017, volunteering for
the workshop in Montes Claros.