Innovation Fields for Sustainable Development of Wind Power

  • J. C. LiEmail author
  • D. X. He


This chapter intends to elucidate technical routes for sustainable development of wind power industry. However, the most prominent bottleneck for the target evidently comes from intermittent and stochastic source, which very likely causes extensive wind power curtailment. To cope with this challenging issue, the innovation technologies proposed in this chapter are generally divided into two categories: One is IT-based measures like integration operation (Sect. 6.1), intelligent wind farm (Sect. 6.2), and distributed and microgrid system (Sect. 6.3) to realize efficient and stable operation of wind power. Of course, diversified utilization such as heat supply, hydrogen production, and desalinization can also be regarded as one form of distributed utilization of wind power (Sect. 6.9). Another is associated with advanced design and manufacture technologies including design reliability (Sect. 6.4), turbine blade design and manufacture (Sect. 6.5), drive train system (Sect. 6.6), offshore wind power system (Sect. 6.7), and green manufacture (Sect. 6.8) so as to safe and clean utilization of wind power. All of these technical measures enable us to believe that it is possible to realize the utilization of wind power on a large scale to supply mankind with abundant green energy resources.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences BeijingChina
  2. 2.China Aerodynamics Research and Development CenterMianyangChina

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