Niels Gylling Mortensen

Niels Gylling Mortensen

senior researcher

DTU WIND ENERGY
Department of Wind Energy

DTU Vindenergi RAM

Technical University of Denmark

Frederiksborgvej 399

Building 125, room 118

4000 Roskilde

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Education

1975 - 1985
Physical geography, geophysics and geology, University of Copenhagen

Academic degrees

M.Sc.

Employments

1985 - 1996
Risø National Laboratory, Research scientist
1992 - 1992
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Visiting scientist
1997 - 2006
Risø National Laboratory, Senior scientist
2007 -
Technical University of Denmark, Senior researcher

Language skills

English

Areas of expertise

More than 30 years of experience in wind power meteorology and climatology; including research and development, second opinion and due diligence studies on commercial terms, teaching, and publication of wind atlases for the European Communities (EU12), Denmark, Egypt, Gulf of Suez, NE China and South Africa. Over 25 years of experience in international wind power projects.
 
Detailed knowledge of design, establishment, operation and maintenance of wind-monitoring stations; wind measurements, wind resource assessment, wind flow modelling, terrain description and mapping, Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program (WAsP) models and software, WAsP Utility Programs, WAsP Engineering, WAsP/KAMM methodology, and WAsP Resource Mapping methodology and tools. Author, co-author or editor of more than 150 papers, reports and books in wind power meteorology and boundary layer meteorology. Significant professional experience in the use of WAsP and related software.

International experience

Wind resource assessment and second opinion / due diligence studies carried out for wind farm sites in Denmark, UK, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Cape Verde, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, South Africa, Indonesia, China, Greenland, USA and Australia. Design, operation and maintenance of meteorological stations in Denmark, Greenland, Egypt and Cape Verde. Long-term wind atlas studies in Denmark, Finland, Cape Verde, Egypt, China and South Africa.

Other information

Member of the WAsP development team since 1985.

WAsP Certified User #3.

Websites

www.wasp.dk/ - WAsP software home