Energy and Climate

Structural Health Monitoring

Structural Health Monitoring

On June 10, 2014, in

One of the key challenges facing the industry is to develop reliable methods to detect damage in the rotor blades—and to detect them early enough to improve operations and repair/maintenance decisions leading to reduced costs and increased revenues. Sandia is addressing this challenge by performing research in the areas of structural health monitoring and prognostics […]

Wind Energy

On November 10, 2010, in

Wind Plant Opt. Rotor Innovation Materials, Reliability & Standards Siting & Barrier Mitigation Offshore Wind Special Programs Resources Wind Plant Optimization Sandia National Laboratories’ Wind-Plant Optimization Team seeks to improve the performance and reduce the cost of wind energy by addressing complex system issues associated with wind plants. Current wind-plant optimization research topics include: benchmarking […]