New eco-friendly lubricant additives protect turbine equipment, waterways

Testing with ORNL tribology equipment found that new ionic liquid-based lubricant additives developed for water turbines significantly reduced friction and equipment wear. Credit: Genevieve Martin, ORNL/U.S. Dept. of Energy

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed lubricant additives that protect both water turbine equipment and

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Sustainable Wind Turbine Towers Getting Designed of Eco-Pleasant Wooden

Prototype of 30-meter wooden turbine tower – Modvion

New approaches for joining with each other lumber is opening the doorway to a range of design tasks extended because closed off to wood—most just lately wind turbines.

A 330-foot (100-meter) prototype picket wind turbine is currently being manufactured in the land

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