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Published: 6/1/2014

Towerless turbine: Airborne system powers rural locales
Wind energy start-up Altaeros Energies' (Boston, Mass.) Buoyant Airborne Turbine (BAT) proof-of-concept prototype reportedly can harvest the more consistent winds at higher altitudes because its elevation is not limited by the need for a tower.

Published: 3/3/2014

Carbon Fiber 2013 Conference Report
Opportunities knock in Knoxville: CF 2013 featured nearly 30 speakers and almost 300 attendees, representing a wide range of participating industry, government and academic organizations.

Published: 2/3/2014

Fossil and mineral resources: Composites expand
Attention-grabbing applications in these challenging, corrosive environments are positioning fiber-reinforced polymers for continued growth.

Published: 1/1/2014

The markets: Oil and gas (2014)
Composites are recognized as an enabling technology in deepwater drilling scenarios, because the materials are able to stand up to the harsh subsea environment while delivering lower overall system weight.

Published: 1/1/2014

The markets: Renewable energy (2014)
Wind energy continues to dominate in this segment.

Published: 1/1/2014

The markets: Utility infrastructure (2014)
A growing application for composites in this arena is the water-treatment infrastructure of seawater desalination plants, as the world faces the problem of dwindling supplies of fresh, drinkable water.

Published: 1/1/2014

The markets: Pressure vessels (2014)
The global shift to use of vehicles powered by fuels other than gasoline, like natural gas and hydrogen, has spurred substantial growth in the manufacture of pressure vessels.

Published: 10/1/2013

Wind blades: Progress and challenges
Despite double-digit wind energy industry growth, turbine blade manufacturers and materials suppliers acknowledge a pressing need to reduce costs and innovate.

Published: 6/1/2013

Fair winds for offshore wind farms
Innovations in blades, turbines and foundations are helping spur growth in a very big way.

Published: 8/27/2012

Novel offshore wind energy system relies on carbon fiber sails
The 50-kW Nova project features a composites-intensive offshore, double-arm, vertical axes wind turbine system (VAWTS) that will investigate the affordability and feasibility of manufacturing this innovative energy system.