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Title: NREL Innovations Help Drive Wind Industry Transformation (Fact Sheet)

For nearly 30 years, NREL has helped the wind turbine industry through design and research innovations. The comprehensive capabilities of the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), ranging from specialized computer simulation tools to unique test facilities, has been used to design, develop, and deploy several generations of advanced wind energy technology.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1092621
Report Number(s):
NREL/FS-6A42-59014
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Innovation Impact, Wind Manufacturing, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Wind Power Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY WIND POWER; NATIONAL WIND TECHNOLOGY CENTER; NWTC; GEARBOX FAILURES; DYNAMOMETER; AIRFOILS; HIGHLY ACCELERATED LIFE TEST; FATIGUE DAMAGE; ENDURANCE TESTING; GEARBOX RELIABILITY; VARIABLE-SPEED WIND TURBINES; GE; WIND RESOURCE MAPS; LAND-BASED; OFFSHORE; WIND TURBINE SIMULATION TOOLS; COMPUTER-AIDED ENGINEERING; DYNAMIC SYSTEM SIMULATION; CONTROLLABLE GRID INTERFACE