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2011 Wind Energy Research Workshop

Wind Energy Workshop Report Cover Page
A report (pdf) summarizing the results of the workshop presentations and discussions was compiled.

September 22 - 23, 2011

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Inn and Conference Center
Lowell, Massachusetts

Leaders and experts from academia, industry, and government convened in Lowell on September 22 and 23, 2011 to participate in discussions of the current trends in and defining the future direction of wind energy research.

Topics included:

  • Blade Manufacturing
  • Structural Health Monitoring and Non-Destructive Inspection
  • Computational Modeling
  • Energy Storage
  • Offshore Wind
  • Workforce and Economic Development

The workshop included a special tour of the brand-new The Massachusetts-NREL Wind Technology Testing Center, near Boston, Massachusetts.

The National Science Foundation generously provided support for this workshop.

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