2020 System Optimization Awardee: Carter Wind Turbines

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


With support from the Competitiveness Improvement Project's System Optimization Award, Carter Wind Energy aims to lower the cost of distributed wind technology and expand deployment. To do so, the company will improve the cost-effectiveness and reliability of midsize wind turbines for remote, off-grid power applications, creating new wind energy deployment opportunities worldwide. 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-5000-81601


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


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