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Noise generation due to turbulent flow over the trailing edge of a wind-turbine airfoil

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The Pathway to Quieter, More Productive Wind Turbines

Utilizing the power of high-performance computing (HPC) to perform complex calculations, GE engineers have overcome previous design constraints, allowing them to begin exploring ways to design reengineered wind blades that are low-noise and more prolific power-producers.

Using software to optimize wind turbine performance

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Using software to optimize wind turbine performance

My name is Colin McCulloch and I am a Principal Scientist at GE Global Research. I am a part of a team within our Software organization working to develop a wind turbine performance optimization system.

A concept drawing of a direct drive wind generator using superconducting magnet technology

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Advancing wind power with superconductivity

My name is Ruben Fair and I decided to write this blog as today we announced that we (GE Global Research) have been awarded the first phase of a 2-year, $3 million project from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a superconducting wind turbine generator that could support large-scale wind applications in the 15MW range.

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