Nick Johnson

Research Engineer National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Conference Day 1

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

11:15 AM Large low specific power turbines for the US onshore market

Trends in the US marketpointtowardslowspecific power turbines
Transportation limitsthesizeofthe blade
Alternative turibineconfigurationscouldleadtotechnologybreakthroughsfor 100 +m blades
Downwind, activeaero, andhighly flexible blade designsareexaminedandcomparedfor optimal LCOE

2:45 PM Round table discussion Groups

Table A: Leading edge erosion and ice accretion – Benjamin Buchholz,   Research Associate, Fraunhofer IWES
Table B: Topic to be announced - Jeppe Funk Kirkegaard, Head of Offshore Structural Blade Design
Table C: Reduction of Reserve Factors – Lu Xiaofeng, Manager Structure and   Mechanics, SinomaWind
Table D: Impact of growing diameters on aeroelastics – Ulrike Kersten,   Design&Analysis Engineer, TPI Composites
Table C: Optimization and Design of Low Specific Power Rotors for Low Wind   Speed Sites – Nick Johnson, Research Engineer, NREL

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nick.

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