How to Flip a GE1.5 Wind Turbine from Upwind to Downwind

Research output: NRELPresentation


An experiment is planned on a 1.5 MW wind turbine to make its rotor operate in a downwind configuration. The talk at the NAWEA WindTech 2023 conference will discuss how such a challenging experiment has been prepared and will show the ongoing steps in the field.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages24
StatePublished - 2023

Publication series

NamePresented at the North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA)/WindTech 2023 Conference, 30 October - 1 November 2023, Broomfield, Colorado

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-5000-87862


  • bar
  • big adaptive rotor
  • doe 1.5
  • downwind
  • ge 1.5
  • upwind
  • wind turbine


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