About the Video

Renewable Energies: Wind Power – a presentation by an expert for translators

Wind power is one of the major forms of renewable energy being developed to meet future energy needs. In this lecture the basic principles of wind energy will be introduced – including how to assess the power in the wind.  An overview of the design and technology associated with wind turbines will be presented along with wind farm development and the integration of wind power into electricity systems.
The speaker will include specific technical terminology and explain concepts that are important to translators and interpreters. The webinar will be in English.

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This webinar goes hand-in-hand with the second presentation by Dr Blanchard in the same week, on solar power. Buy both now in the same transaction and save £5.00 Just type the code RENEWABLES into your checkout. This code expires on 19 September 2017.


Dr Richard Blanchard is a lecturer in renewable energy based at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology, Loughborough University.  He has worked in the field of renewable energy for over 25 years and has a wide knowledge of a range of technologies and applications.  He teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  In addition to teaching his research focuses on renewable energy for development activities including solar mini-grids, hybrid systems and bioenergy.  He has over 100 publications.  Outside work Richard enjoys walking dogs and the countryside.


19 September 2017


11:30 am UK time. Click here to see the time where you live. Please note that registrations close 60 minutes before the start time.

Duration: Approx. 60-70 minutes plus Q&A.

CPD points

The webinar earns one hour of CPD (ATA approved for one point). Our webinars and courses are officially accredited by the CPD Standards Board (in partnership with CIOL). Provider number  50057.Courses with eCPD Webinars are officially accredited by the Bureau Wbtv as ‘erkende opleiding’ (approved training).

Who should watch it?

Technical translators and translators interested in renewable energy wishing to gain a deeper understanding  of the design and technology associated with wind turbines and their integration into electricity systems. Students of technical translation will also find this presentation of interest.

What are the benefits to you?

This webinar is given by an expert in the subject and after this webinar you will have a better understanding of the technology behind wind turbines.

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