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2013 Wind Plant Reliability Workshop

On April 4, 2013, in

The Sandia 2013 Wind Plant Reliability Workshop will be held August 13-14, 2013 at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown, Albuquerque, NM, USA.    • Tuesday, August 13, 8:00am-5:00pm    • Wednesday, August 14, 8:00am-5:00pm Early workshop check-in will be available on Monday, August 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Attendees can also check-in during the continental breakfast, starting at 7:00am, each morning. […]

Research and Innovation in U.S. Wind Won’t Die with Expiration of Federal Production Tax Credit

While one might be tempted by headlines to assume that wind-energy-related activity in the U.S. will come to a screeching halt at the end of the year, with the seemingly almost certain expiration of the federal production tax credit, that temptation would lead you astray. At least, that was the suggestion that grew out of […]

Designing a Better Wind Turbine

On May 18, 2011, in Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy

[singlepic id=635 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Researchers with Sandia National Laboratories and Purdue University are using sensors and computational software to help design a better wind turbine. The sensors are being placed on experimental turbines in Bushland, Texas, to provide enhanced capabilities to monitor and control the wind turbines. A team from both institutions […]

Online Abstracts and Reports

On April 27, 2011, in

Active Aero Blade Load Control Design [Report](2771KB PDF) “SMART Wind Turbine Rotor: Data Analysis and Conclusions” J.C. Berg, M. F. Barone, N. C. Yoder January 2014 [Report](2962KB PDF) “SMART Wind Turbine Rotor: Design and Field Test” J.C. Berg, B. R. Resor, J. A. Paquette, J. R. White January 2014   [Report](706KB PDF) “Field Test Results […]

Wind Energy Publications

On April 25, 2011, in

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