China is making massive investments in clean energy as the government works to meet climate targets. Chinese wind projects took the global market to a record height when China represented almost half of the new wind installations on a global level in 2015. With a total installed capacity of 30.5 GW (US at 8.6GW and Germany at 6.1 GW), the country is on track to lead the world on wind energy.
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Prof. Dr. Sri Sritharan, Civil Construction, and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Iowa State University, USA and his team recently wrapped up a project for the US Department of Energy that has facilitated the use Hexcrete technology for commercial projects. Wind Energy IQ talked with him about this and many other current topics in this interview, which you can download here for free:
Scientific paper by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Lange and Dipl.-Ing. Christian Elberg on Development of Soft Towers for Wind Turbines. Download the complete paper here for free:
Dr. Ing. Juan Carlos Lancha, Engineering Director, Pacadar Ecoventia, discusses logistics and cost challenges for towers higher than 160m as well as how to improve fatigue performance for concrete towers. Read the full interview here.