Researchers Base New Wind Turbine Control System on Human Memory

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Researchers Base New Wind Turbine Control System on Human Memory

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 08:45 AM PDT

Prices of wind power have been constantly decreasing of late, and now electricity from wind is almost as cheap as that from conventional fossil fuel power stations. It does however still suffer from the same problem of inconsistency. The wind just won’t play by the rules and blow 24 hours a day at a constant speed.Turbines are designed to perform at an optimum wind speed. They then have complex control systems that can alter the magnetic torque of the turbine and tilt the angle of the blades in order to improve efficiency in low winds, or…

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