Competitiveness Improvement Project

NREL
are launching a Competitiveness Improvement Project for small and mid-sized wind turbines
WOW
sounds amazing for any AWES group in America.
https://www.nrel.gov/wind/competitiveness-improvement-project.html
Let me know if you need some kite turbine development help.

Meanwhile remember altaeros was an American AWES company
they pivoted a bit
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May 25, 2014 — Altaeros Energies has developed the Buoyant Air Turbine, or BAT, to compete with the fixed-wing Airborne Wind Turbine, or AWT, from Google-

Not a fan. Competitiveness should be improved by cap and dividend of emissions.

https://images.app.goo.gl/7LhN5oCHtk3FckAq9

The version I saw was related to music, and the turbine said “I’m not a big metal fan”.
That was the punchline - or something like that - don’t remember the actual joke.
Maybe it was “I am a big metal fan”…
Believe it or not, I’ve seen serious articles about wind turbines talking about “the aluminum blades”. These are the little clues that tell you whether someone has any idea what they are talking about in wind energy…
:slight_smile:

BTW I just ordered a new tube amp for guitar with three 12AX7 preamp tubes and two EL84 power tubes for that authentic British sound, cuz, well…
“I am a big metal fan”.
:slight_smile:

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