Article - 22 Mar 2007
Concerns with climate change have lead many to look to nanotechnology as a science with the potential to deliver new, sustainable and environmentally friendly methods of providing energy solutions.
News - 22 Feb 2012
As demand for renewable energy increases, wind turbine blades are increasing in size, leading to longer blades that can achieve larger swept areas. Yet, gravity-induced bending loads on blades create...
News - 29 Mar 2011
Risø DTU collaborates with the China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing (CUMTB) for a newly approved project, which focuses on the creation of a logical concept to develop strong,...
Article - 17 Jun 2014
When we think of turbines, we automatically think of those impressive wind turbines reaching 400 feet in height topped by huge blades spinning endlessly on a vast expanse of flat grassland.
GE's scientists at its Global Research center in New York show a lab test of advanced nanotechnology that will one day keep ice from forming on aircraft engine blades and wind turbines.
News - 29 Jun 2009
Advanced composite materials are playing a vital role in improved design and reduced operating costs for renewable energy technologies. Research presented will highlight how wind, marine and solar...
News - 30 Sep 2010
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded NanoMech, Inc. a grant for $1 million to develop and test a pilot-scale production facility for manufacturing of NanoGlide®.
NanoGlide is a family of...
News - 27 May 2010
Gary D. Seidel, assistant professor of aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award to support development of a...
News - 10 Jan 2011
World investment in renewable energy will top $2 trillion on a cumulative basis from 2010 through 2015, driven by growth in Asia, North America and Europe as these regions lead in their efforts to...
News - 27 Apr 2010
Lower CO2 emissions demand more renewable energy in the energy system. This calls for new solutions that take account of the considerable variations in the amount of wind energy, hydropower, solar...