Wind Technology Testing Center

Partners with the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop this world-class large wind turbine blade testing center. It will offer a full suite of certification tests for turbine blades up to 90m/295 ft in length.

100 Terminal St., Bldg. 80
Boston, MA 02129 US

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NREL/Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

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WTTC opens upsized wind blade test facility
The Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC, Boston, Mass.) opened its $35 million+ wind blade testing facility on May 18, 2011, the only lab in the U.S. that can test blades up to 90m/295-ft long.

UMaine’s Offshore Wind lab sports 70m/230-ft testing … and more
The Offshore Wind Laboratory’s new wind turbine blade test lab, part of a 38,700-ft² (3,595m²) expansion of the University of Maine’s (UMaine) AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites Center (Orono, Maine), was first announced in February 2009.

Upsizing blade test regimes
As composite rotor blade size grows, research groups act to meet the urgent need for physical testing facilities with large-blade capacity.

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