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Bayer to Receive Grant for Wind Power

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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Bayer MaterialScience LLC (Pittsburgh, PA) was selected to receive a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support development and testing of advanced composite technologies and resin infusion processes for more efficient and powerful wind turbine blades. The project is called “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polyurethane Composites for Wind Turbine Blades” and is an initiative to help accelerate the development of advanced wind turbines, the company says. The project focuses on overcoming technology barriers. Bayer will focus on materials innovations to help harness wind and optimize turbine performance to support the electric power grid.

For more information, visit www.bayermaterialsciencenafta.com.

   

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