Wind Energy Features

Drones Could Help Develop More Efficient Wind Turbines

Two Iowa NSF EPSCoR interns are pushing wind turbine research into new territory with an unlikely tool: drones. Roman Doyle ...
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New Wind Tunnel Supports More Accurate Models of Wind

A new wind tunnel, funded by Iowa NSF EPSCoR, is supporting wind energy research at the University of Iowa (UI) ...
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Researchers Use Imaging Technology to Improve Sustainability

Researchers are finding clues about plant life in watersheds and floodplains across the state by capturing images of light beyond ...
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Former EPSCoR Student Continues Work with NSF

An inclusive attitude toward scientific research and concern for community impact led an Iowa NSF EPSCoR wind energy researcher to ...
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Online Certificate, Master’s in Energy Systems Add to Engineering Options

The Iowa Board of Regents has recently approved a new Master’s of Engineering in Energy Systems.  The 10-course online or ...
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Fundamental Research May Yield Better Wind Turbines

A team of Iowa NSF EPSCoR researchers has made new insights into fundamental aerodynamics that may lead to more efficient ...
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Iowa NSF EPSCoR Project Links Meteorological, Wind Turbine Data

Please click this link for the Biorenewables Showcase article. University of Iowa wind researchers have added sensors to a 350-ft ...
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Adding Wind to the National Energy Equation

In recent years, Americans have begun to understand the need for clean energy. With wind farms popping up across the ...
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Researchers Discover Wind Turbines Change Microclimates

By Sarani Rangarajan, Robert Mills, and Sara Parks Over the past two years, Gene Takle and his team have been ...
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Taking the Uncertainty Out of Wind Energy

Familiarity with the wind is a universal experience that transcends language, location, and time itself. Everyone has felt the joy ...
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