Wind turbine noise: From source to receiver

11-12 December 2012
Said Business School, Oxford, UK

EWEA Noise Workshop 2012 Oxford - audience, photo: KT BruceFollowing the success of the workshops on Resource Assessment (Brussels, May 2011) and Post-construction Assessment (Lyon, July 2012), EWEA’s third technology workshop, organised in response to requests from EWEA members, provided a unique, industry-only forum at which 160 industry specialists discussed the key acoustic issues currently facing the industry.

Presentations are available free of charge


EWEA Noise Workshop 2012 Oxford - audience, photo: KT BruceAttendee look-up

See who was among the 160 attendees


Participants gained:

  • a thorough understanding of the key issues that are involved in designing wind farms that will be ‘good neighbours’ to their local residents;
  • insight into the challenges that the industry will face and the way forward;
  • a network of acoustic contacts who will be able to assist them in their own activities as we move forward to 2020.

EWEA Noise Workshop 2012 Oxford - audience, photo: KT Bruce

The workshop took place over one and a half days with five sessions focusing on:

  • Wind Turbine Noise at Source – The Impact of the Design
  • Wind Farm Design – Being a Good Neighbour
  • Real-World Noise Measurements – Emission and Immission
  • National Guidelines and Human Perception of Noise
  • Noise Issues Offshore

Full programme and presenters


These leading companies exhibited at the workshop:

Acoustic1 ANV Measurement Systems Campbell Associates
GL Garrad Hassan Bruel & Kjaer