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Photo by Jesper Berggreen. Inspecting the giant wind turbine test site at Østerild, Denmark 2020.

Vestas May Expand Even Faster Onshore By Not Aiming For Even Bigger Wind Turbines

A couple of years ago when I visited the gigantic wind turbine test site at Østerild in northern Denmark, I wondered how big these things would end up being. It seems the efficiency limit is about to be within reach, and while this may not be the case in technical … [continued]

NREL Intern Alyssa Boll looks at a 3D rendering of ventilation in a car in the 3D Visualization Lab at NREL. The laboratory's simulations and visualizations often rely on NREL's high-performance computing resources. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL

The Top 20 NREL Stories Of 2022

Throughout 2022, researchers, staff, and leadership at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) worked together with collaborators and partners to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. As this busy year at NREL draws to a close, we look back at some of the laboratory’s … [continued]