Monthly Archives: February 2016

Collapsible Turbine Blades for High Winds

Illustration courtesy of TrevorJohnston.com/Popular Science via http://share.sandia.gov/news/resources Sandia’s Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotor (SUMR) will make possible a new low-cost offshore 50-MW wind turbine with a rotor blade more than 650 feet (200 meters) long, two and a half times longer … Continue reading

Collapsible Turbine Blades for High Winds

Illustration courtesy of TrevorJohnston.com/Popular Science via http://share.sandia.gov/news/resources Sandia’s Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotor (SUMR) will make possible a new low-cost offshore 50-MW wind turbine with a rotor blade more than 650 feet (200 meters) long, two and a half times longer … Continue reading