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    Modified blades inspired by humpback whale flippers increases efficiency

    Posted on by gavril

    Besides just eating a lot of tiny fish and laying around in the deep blue, whales these days are inspiring designers, helping them increase the efficiency of hydroelectric turbines. Naval Academy engineering professor, Mark Murray shows off a turbine blade … Continue reading3

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    RIWEA the robot inspects wind turbine blades with precision

    Posted on by deepa

    Colossal colonies of lofty wind turbines churn out gusty energy that renders freedom from the grids. Putting them up is a task that needs expertise no doubt, but it’s the maintenance that requires more skill. Last month I came across … Continue reading3

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