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Title: NREL Next Generation Drivetrain: Mechanical Design and Test Plan (Poster)

The Department of Energy and industry partners are sponsoring a $3m project for design and testing of a 'Next Generation' wind turbine drivetrain at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This poster focuses on innovative aspects of the gearbox design, completed as part of an end-to-end systems engineering approach incorporating innovations that increase drivetrain reliability, efficiency, torque density and minimize capital cost.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1132125
Report Number(s):
NREL/PO-5000-61599
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at the 2014 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower Conference and Exhibition, 5-8 May 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada; Related Information: 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 and Water Power Technologies Office, Wind Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY DRIVETRAIN; MEDIUM SPEED; JOURNAL BEARING; FLEX PIN; NREL; Wind Energy