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Sandia Wind Energy in the News

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. With main facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif., Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.
Below are news items featuring Sandia Wind Energy Technologies […]

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Online Abstracts and Reports

Active Aero Blade Load Control Design

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“SMART Wind Turbine Rotor: Data Analysis and Conclusions” J.C. Berg, M. F. Barone, N. C. Yoder January 2014 Back to Topic Selection Top of Page

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“SMART Wind Turbine Rotor: Design and Field Test” J.C. Berg, B. R. Resor, J. A. […]

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Wind Energy Publications

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Active Aero Blade Load Control Design
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100-m Blade
DOE/MSU Composite Material Fatigue Database

Material Testing and Fatigue

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PV Publications

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Wind Energy Workshops

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Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV)

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Advanced Research & Development

Today’s energy world requires dynamic, innovative thinking and the flexibility to rapidly accommodate changing market demands.  The solar photovoltaics (PV) industry has advanced significantly in recent years, yet the PV world of tomorrow has only been imagined.  Sandia National Laboratories contributes to the advancement of PV technology through research in advanced PV technologies, such as […]

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Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)

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Numerical Manufacturing And Design Tool (NuMAD)

NuMAD (Numerical Manufacturing And Design) is an open-source software tool written in Matlab which simplifies the process of creating a three-dimensional model of a wind turbine blade. The graphical, user-friendly tool manages all blade information including airfoils, materials, and material placement. NuMAD uses the blade information to generate input files for other tools:

The ANSYS® commercial […]

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