Optimizing a wind turbine nacelle cover to meet LCOE demand

Glass fiber-infused nacelle cover drawing. Illustrated by Susan Kraus. Optimized three-part design reduces foam core usage with strategically placed foam core stiffeners. Four-millimeter-thick outer skin manufactured from glass fiber and custom epoxy/polyester resin. In-situ molded stiffeners decrease overall cycle times. Global wind energy installations surged in 2020, with 93 gigawatts […]