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Remote Monitoring

Project Survey More than 60 percent of the U.S. offshore wind resource is located in areas with deep water, where the water is so deep that conventional foundations -- large steel piles or lattice structures fixed to the seabed -- are not practical. However, several U.S. companies are developing innovative floating offshore wind platforms for...

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Wind Turbine Basics

Horizontal axis turbines Horizontal axis turbines are the most common turbine configuration used today. They consist of a tall tower, atop which sits a fan-like rotor that faces into or away from the wind, a generator, a controller, and other components. Most horizontal axis turbines built today are two- or three-bladed. Horizontal axis turbines sit

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Wind energy technologies use the energy in wind for practical purposes such as generating electricity, charging batteries, pumping water, and grinding grain.   Most wind energy technologies can be used as stand-alone applications, connected to a utility power grid, or even combined with a photovoltaic system. For utility-scale sources of wind energy, a large number

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