Application: wind-energy

Accelerating New Advances in Wind Power with the Summit Supercomputer

The US Department of Energy has authorized scientists at General Electric to access one of the world's most powerful computers to advance offshore wind power.

ECP’s ExaWind Project is Featured in Renewable Energy Magazine

Writer Jennifer Huber of NERSC delves into ExaWind's science challenge problem, its use of the computational code called Nalu-Wind, and its collaboration.

Collaboration Aims to More Accurately Predict Wind Farm Flow Physics

Jennifer Huber of NERSC writes about how the ExaWind project is advancing our basic understanding of the flow physics governing wind plant performance.

Exascale Computing Could Drastically Boost the Capabilities of Energy Applications

Tom Evans, technical lead for ECP's Energy Applications projects, shares about the motivations, progress, and aspirations on the path to the exascale.

Exawind Project Demonstrates Blade-Resolved Simulation of NREL 5 MW Reference Wind Turbine

HPCwire October 25, 2018

NREL Report: Wind Could Supply 20 Percent of US Energy by 2030

HPCwire summarizes a recent report from the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory that explains how supercomputing-led scientific advances could make wind a greater supplier of the country's energy needs.

Exascale Predictive Wind Plant Flow Physics Modeling

Wind is an abundant and secure energy resource and could one day supply up to 30 percent of electrical power in the United States. Scientists have made great improvements in wind turbine efficiency, but to advance wind energy and harness its full potential, they need exascale computing.

NREL Has Key Role in Exascale Projects

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will work on wind plant modeling and three other projects for the ECP.

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