The wind energy value chain

Here’s an at-a-glance overview of the categories in focus at WindEnergy Hamburg:

1.1 Wind turbines < 2000 kW
1.2 Wind turbines > 2000 kW

2.1 Mechanical components
2.1.1 Rotor blades
2.1.2 Lubrication
2.1.3 Pitch systems
2.1.4 Hubs
2.1.5 Bearings
2.1.6 Main shafts
2.1.7 Gearboxes
2.1.8 Couplings
2.1.9 Breaking systems
2.1.10 Azimuth systems
2.1.11 Machine carrier


2.2 Hydraulic components
2.2.1 Pumps
2.2.2 Filters
2.2.3 Valves
2.2.4 Central lubrication
2.2.5 Seals


2.3 Electrical components / measurement

2.3.1 Generators
2.3.2 Transformers
2.3.3 Power converters
2.3.4 Switching cabinets
2.3.5 Cooling systems
2.3.6 Measurement engineering
2.3.7 Slip rings
2.3.8 Cables/ Lines/ Cabling
2.3.9 Control technology
2.3.10 Sensors
2.3.11 Plug connector
2.3.12 Resistors
2.3.13 Condition Monitoring Systems (CMS)
2.3.14 Software

2.4 Fasteners / Link


2.5 Other components
2.5.1Nacelle fairing

2.6 Offshore towers
2.6.1 Climb assists
2.6.2 Platforms
2.6.3 Lifts

2.7 Offshore foundations

2.8 Manufacturing technology
2.8.1 Maschine tools
2.8.2 Tools
2.8.3 Surface technology

4.1 Construction


4.2 Assembly


4.3 Logistics


4.4 Cranes


4.5 Pickups


4.6 Offshore vessels / logistic
4.6.1 Wind turbine installation vessel
4.6.2 Ships for special assignments
4.6.3 Shipbuilding
4.6.4  Floating production, storage and
offloading vessel (FPSO)
4.6.5 Planes and helicopters
4.6.6 Offshore supply vessel


4.7 Ports and port technology
4.7.1 Port logistics
4.7.2 Cargo handling and transport systems

 


4.8 Offshore installation
4.8.1 Diving and underwater equipment
4.8.2 Special service provider

 

 

5.1 Engineering office


5.2 Consulting


5.3 Windmeasuring and -monitoring


5.4 Surveyor


5.5 Offshore exploration & service

5.5.1 Hydrography
5.5.2 Minesweeping service
5.5.3 Submersible probes and diving robot

 

 

6.1 Technical operation management
6.1.1 Monitoring
6.1.2 Maintenance
6.1.3 Repairs
6.1.4 Repowering
6.1.5 Deconstruction
6.1.6 Recycling


6.2 Commercial management
6.2.1 Financial planning
6.2.2 Contracting
6.2.3 Software


6.3 Safety
6.3.1 Safety technology
6.3.2 Safety devices
6.3.3 Hazard lights
6.3.4 Ascent systems

6.4 Offshore operation and maintenance

7.1 Utility


7.2 Independent Power Producer (IPP)


7.3 Grid operation
7.3.1 Grid operators
7.3.2 Grid infrastructure
7.3.3 Grid connection
7.3.4 Substation / load management / projections
7.3.5 Smart Grids
7.3.6 Measure-, navigate-, controltechnology
7.3.7 Grid safety


7.4 Storage for renewable energy
7.4.1 Mass storage media
7.4.2 Storage technologies
7.4.3 Conversion techniques
7.4.4 Advice + service
7.4.5 Research and development for energy storage
7.4.6 Energy management systems
7.4.7 Virtuel power plant


7.5 Electricity trading
7.5.1 Power procurement

8.1 Financing
8.1.1 Banks / Funds
8.1.2 Financial services


8.2 Insurance

9.1 Certification / Quality management


9.2 Research & Development


9.3 Human Resources
9.3.1 Training and development
9.3.2 Recruiting
9.3.3 Human Resources service provider


9.4 Associations & Institutions


9.5 Media


9.6 Other service providers