Wind energy


WINDUR: Installation, measurement and assessment campaign of wind resource in urban environment

The WINDUR project, in which Solute is participating, is active and in due course. One of the activities developed up to now is the installation of meteorological masts to launch the wind measurement campaign in urban environment.

An historical approach to the Wind Energy

Navigation of the Mediterranean Sea began in Egypt more than 6.000 years ago, along the Nile River, down wind. Alongside the pyramids, buried sailboats were found, they were meant to help the buried pharaohs in their trip to the afterlife.

Thereafter, Egyptians started building ships which sail permitted the navigation against the wind, what permitted the maritime navigation.

Solute Ingenieros-NRG Patagonia: a new 1.5MW Wind turbine

Last year, the Argentinian Company NRG Patagonia with National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco, presented a Project for the development of a high power wind turbine in the FITS Energy framework (Funds of Sectorial Energetic Technological Innovation). This funds are managed by the Science, Technological and Productive Innovation Minister through the National Agency of Scientific and Technological Promotion.  

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Lakes, a different scene for the offshore wind industry

Nowadays, principal areas for wind farms are at mainland and sea, increasing offshore projects. These locations have their own advantages and disadvantages, in terms of profitability, technical challenges and environmental impacts.

But there are other locations where this kind of technology is suitable for the exploitation of the  wind resource. In this post, we want to introduce an emplacement where there have been developed some projects and researches but is still in its beginnings.

Solute participates in the "First International Workshop of Wind Farms" in Cuba

Solute, invited by the National Union of Arquitects and Engineers of Building of Cuba (UNAICC) and the Study Center of Renewable Energetic Technologies (CETER), and in collaboration with Cuban professionals of the wind industry, will participate in the First International Workshop of Planning, Development and Operation of Wind Farms in Cuba. The event will take place in La Habana and will be performed the 31st of March and the 1st, the 2nd, the 3rd and the 4th of April.

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