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2018
17 JAN

Researchers working on preventing expensive wind turbine wreckage

Small cracks in wind turbine bearings create some of the most expensive wind turbine wreckages. Today, there is no solid way of preventing the cracks in bearings, but...

Wind energy
09 JAN

BIO4SELF has the formula for sustainable materials that could be used for wind...

At the project BIO4SELF researchers study bio-based materials, with the vision to develop sustainable materials for many purposes in the industry. The researchers from...

Materials Wind energy
05 JAN

Faster wind measurements will create more windfarms

Many windfarms are placed in hilly and mountainous areas, which makes it drawn-out and difficult to make fast and accurate measurements of the wind. The news project RECAST...

Wind energy
2017
28 NOV

Ready for triple hurricane

Wind speeds will reach up to three times hurricane-force inside the new national wind tunnel being built on the DTU Risø Campus . The wind will rush through these five...

Wind energy
27 NOV

10 years with Virtuel Galathea 3

Virtuel Galathea 3 is a website containing teaching resources based on the tour around the world of the Galathea3 expedition in 2006-2007. The project is coordinated by...

Wind energy
21 NOV

New Global Wind Atlas to be presented at WindEurope Conference

World Bank alongside DTU Wind Energy will present the new Global Wind Atlas on 28 November 2017 in Amsterdam.

Wind energy Energy
27 OCT

Meet us at WindEurope in Amsterdam

DTU Wind Energy will be present at the Wind Europe Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam on November 28-30 2017.

Wind energy Energy
25 OCT

More efficient fatigue testing for wind turbine blades

On November 7th 2017, DTU will initiate the new Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus. The facility that is a part of CASMaT and it will among other things make room...

Wind energy
09 OCT

Offshore wind turbines tested on land at Østerild Test Centre

At the National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines at Østerild , several offshore wind turbines are being tested on land. But why do we test offshore turbines on land...

Wind energy
27 SEP

Marie Skłodowska-Curie project InnoDC to train 15 early career researchers

Through a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie project, InnoDC, launched in September 2017, 15 promising early career researchers from all over the world will receive training in...

Wind energy