Research & Studies

WAAINEK WIND FARM COLLABORATES WITH MUNICIPALITY

Considering the draft amendments to the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity, this Waainek Wind Farm case study may provide some interesting insights. Waainek Wind Farm, close to Grahamstown, is unique in that is one of the very few renewable energy projects in South Africa that...

Increasing Wind Turbine Tower Heights: Opportunities and Challenges

As wind technology grows in scale and productivity, researchers continue to look for ways to boost the energy captured while driving down costs. In a new study, Increasing Wind Turbine Tower Heights: Opportunities and Challenges PDF, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers examine opportunities for increasing the...