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Wind energy is a clean, mainstream, and renewable source of electrical power and a major force for economic growth. Wind turbines can be used in small applications such as a single home or business (less than 100 kilowatts) while large wind turbines can produce 5 megawatts of power.
At CWRU, wind energy research emphasizes several facets:
The University’s expertise in wind is augmented by the newly funded Wind Energy Research & Commercialization Center (Ohio-WERC). The WERC Center has erected three wind turbines in the Cleveland area to be used as a platform for the development of wind power supply chain products and long-term educational and training opportunities. Read more here.