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2016 Wind Energy Research Workshop

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2016 Wind Energy Research Workshop

The University of Massachusetts Lowell and Tufts University held theĀ 2016 Wind Energy Research Workshop on March 15-16, 2016. The Workshop was sponsored by National Science Foundation[1], Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Tufts University and UMass Lowell.

The workshop brought together a diverse audience comprising researchers, manufacturers and government to discuss and defined the future of wind energy research.

Workshop Thrust Areas

Wind Turbine Design and Manufacturing

Blades, gearboxes, generators, towers and foundations

Wind Farm Development

Offshore installations, resource characterization, wind and wave loads

Wind Farm Operations

Controls & power production, sensing and health monitoring, energy storage, grid and transmission, distributed wind

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[1] This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No 1519253. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.