WIND TURBINE TEST BEDS
The SCE&G Energy Innovation Center houses the world’s most-advanced wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility capable of full-scale highly accelerated mechanical and electrical testing of advanced drivetrain systems for wind turbines.
15 MW TEST RIG
The larger of the two test stands is a flexible unit that accommodates complete geared and direct-drive wind-turbine nacelles up to 15 MW, in addition to large turbine gearboxes and generators. The drive unit consists of two 8,700-kW, asynchronous, water-cooled motors and an adaptation gearbox.
WIND TURBINE DRIVETRAIN STAFF
Eric BoessneckResearch Engineer