NREL unveils IEA 15-MW Reference Wind Turbine

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NREL recently released the International Energy Agency 15-megawatt reference turbine, or IEA 15-MW for short, which features options for both fixed-bottom turbines and those with floating substructures. This open-source model, now available on GitHub, can accommodate multiple software tools and will … Read More

WindFloat Atlantic has begun producing power

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The world’s largest floating wind turbine has begun generating power off the coast of Portugal. The WindFloat Atlantic project connected the first of three 8.4-megawatt MHI Vestas turbines planned for installation. The offshore wind turbine is connected to a substation … Read More

Offshore wind to become a $1 trillion industry

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Offshore wind power will expand impressively over the next two decades, boosting efforts to decarbonise energy systems and reduce air pollution as it becomes a growing part of electricity supply, according to International Energy Agency. The IEA finds that global … Read More