April 20, 2009

NSF funds offshore wind project

The National Science Foundation has awarded David Olinger and Gretar Tryggvason of Worcester Polytechnic Institute $299,991 to simulate and model floating offshore wind turbines.

The project's aim is to understand how floating wind turbines behave in order to design platforms that are cost-effective and withstand large waves.

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