What makes an optimal wind turbine?

During 2011, permanent magnet machine manufacturers experienced moments of fear. The prices for rare earth materials were spiraling upwards uncontrollably. Since then, the situation has stabilized to a level slightly higher than before the crisis. But what’s the overall situation right now?

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Winds of updates for grid codes

An increasing renewable contribution is good news for everybody. But! The fluctuating nature of power generated from wind imposes difficulties in stable electrical transmission. So how to cope with this? 

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