Thursday, July 16, 2009

TTU Gets Grant for Wind Research

The Department of Energy announced today funding for 28 new wind energy projects, including one in Cookeville. Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville will receive $265,677 for a project involving multi-level energy storage and controls for large-scale wind energy integration. According to a press release, the projects being funded will "help address market and deployment challenges including wind turbine research and testing and transmission analysis, planning, assessments."