30 Mar '12, 1pm

NREL Thinks Big at Wind Technology Center

NREL Thinks Big at Wind Technology Center

Findings from a recent report by analysts from NREL and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory indicate that further technology improvements will be critical to increasing wind turbine efficiency and lowering the cost of wind power development in the future. Research at NREL's NWTC is leading the way. The most noticeable change at the NWTC in recent years is the addition of multi-megawatt wind turbines used for a wide variety of R&D activities in collaboration with industry partners. Giant Turbines Tower over the Landscape The most noticeable change at the NWTC in recent years is the addition of four multi-megawatt wind turbines to be used for a wide variety of research and development (R&D) activities in collaboration with industry partners. The most recent of the four new turbines, a Gamesa 2.0-megawatt machine (see inset ), was installed at the site in late 2011. "The ad...

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