Reliability, O&M, Standards Development

Building on a foundation of analysis capabilities, methods, and industry partnerships established in the Continuous Reliability Enhancement for Wind (CREW) Database and the Blade Reliability Collaborative (BRC), as well as incorporating Sandia’s high-performance computing (HPC) resources and expertise, this work fosters the emergence and establishment of standards that influence wind turbine design, wind industry data [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:47:22+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Comments Off on Reliability, O&M, Standards Development

Photovoltaic (PV) Regional Test Center (RTC) Website Goes Live

ECIS has developed a new external website to facilitate the functions of the five DOE RTCs—both interacting with each other to fulfill the overall DOE objectives and with partners in the U.S. PV industry. The site houses project updates, news, and events as well as controlled access for project file sharing. The DOE has commissioned [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:04+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Energy, National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, News & Events, Partnership, Photovoltaic, Photovoltaic Regional Testing Center (PV RTC), Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar Newsletter, SunShot|Comments Off on Photovoltaic (PV) Regional Test Center (RTC) Website Goes Live

Wind Energy

Advancing rotor technology to capture more energy, more reliably, with relatively lower system loads—all at a lower end cost. Enabling rapid, cost-effective research to improve wind plant performance and advance technology. Improving wind-turbine blade manufacturing quality and determining the most cost-effective methods to mitigate environmental damage. Investigating both wind turbines and radars [...]

By | 2018-04-16T18:29:55+00:00 November 10th, 2010|Comments Off on Wind Energy