2020 Component Innovation Awardee: Carter Wind Turbines

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


With support from the Competitiveness Improvement Project's Component Innovation Award, Carter Wind Energy aims to address the need for lower-cost, more-reliable distributed wind energy generation. The company plans to increase efficiency and improve the energy capture of its Carter Model 300 midsize, self-erecting wind turbine. This fact sheet provides an overview of Carter Wind Energy's project, how the company will achieve the goals of the award, and how the project fits within the overall Competitiveness Improvement Project.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5000-81600


  • CIP
  • Competitiveness Improvement Project
  • distributed wind
  • midsized wind turbines
  • small wind
  • wind turbine certification
  • wind turbine innovation


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