Schunk Carbon Technology Improves Operational Reliability of Wind Turbines

Carbon-fiber grounding system (Image: Schunk)Carbon-fiber grounding system (Image: Schunk)
Recent collaborations between Schunk's carbon fiber and electrical carbon divisions have helped in creating a material that can help keep wind turbines protected from the parasitic currents.

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Renewable energy systems are an important defense in the fight against climate change. Wind Turbines have led this energy transformation and now represent about 6% of the global energy capacity.

These highly complex generators can pose big challenges for their operators. Schunk Carbon Technology partners with our customers to use the latest technology in material science to improve operational reliability, reduce maintenance downtime and ease system noise pollution. Wind energy is a safe, low-emission, job creating electricity production method. Wind turbines are trusted to last 20 plus years, while commonly deployed in areas with extreme environmental conditions. This is particularly the case for wind turbines at sea, where storms, waves and salt air subject the... ... More: Official Press Release Schunk

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