Clemson poised to play role in first U.S. offshore wind farm

The Post and Courier – A firm racing to build the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. is seeking the help of Clemson University’s turbine drivetrain-testing facility in North Charleston.
Fishermen’s Energy of New Jersey wants the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center to evaluate the performance of the drivetrain on a turbine that is the heart …

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Conference addresses the nation’s electrical infrastructure future

The United States’ electrical infrastructure is about 100 years old and ruled by alternating current, or AC. But, the modern world around us — household appliances, laptop computers, cell phones and devices — is powered by direct current, or DC. A conference this week in downtown Charleston is showing how the world is witnessing a transformation in electricity …

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Wind turbine drivetrain test facilities dedicated in Charleston, South Carolina

Windpower Engineering and Development
Paul Dvorak
November 22, 2013
Link to Press Release
The South Carolina Lowcountry’s primary provider of electricity, together with the nation’s largest utility, joined Clemson University on Nov 21, 2013 to dedicate the world’s most-advanced energy systems testing and research center. The test facility , named the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center at the dedication, marked …

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