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Title: 3D Concrete Printing Concept Could Solve Tall-Wind Dilemma

When building a wind turbine, you want to make it as tall as possible to capture stronger, faster winds aloft. But taller tower bases become too large to be transported over the road—a constraint thatmore » has kept average U.S. wind turbine heights at 80 meters for the last 10 years. A Lab-Corps project undertaken by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found a potential solution: automated concrete manufacturing.« less
Title: 3D Concrete Printing Concept Could Solve Tall-Wind Dilemma
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Publication Date: 2016-12-29
OSTI Identifier: 1337883
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 42 ENGINEERING ; 17 WIND ENERGY ; NREL ; LAB-CORPS ; 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES ; WIND TURBINE TOWERS ; AUTOMATIC CONCRETE MANUFACTURING PROCESS ; WIND TURBINE MANUFACTURERS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
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System Entry Date: 2018-06-12