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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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.
Thorsten Betz, Head of Technical Office Wind, Max Bögl, Germany, discusses higher hub heights and Max Bögl’s unique energy storage solution “Water Battery”.