By Mark Gokavi
Andy Chang, a performance engineer at GE Renewable Power and a renewable and clear vitality graduate scholar at the University of Dayton is first up in the spring 2021 Clean Energy Speaker Series.
Chang, whose expertise is in wind and energy curve measurements for onshore wind turbines, will focus on wind vitality basic principles and the role of GE wind electricity in the United States throughout a Zoom session from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 9.
Chang explained wind electricity is the United States’ lowest priced possibility for new ability initiatives. Wind electricity generates 8 percent of the nation’s electrical power and that current market share is forecast to develop 4-fold in the upcoming 30 many years.
He reported electrical power by equipment made domestically will supply remarkably competent, perfectly-spending work opportunities as public plan, marketplaces and technological advancements propel the industry’s growth.
According to the summary of Chang’s presentation, GE Renewable Energy is a person of the world’s primary turbine suppliers with far more than 42,000 units installed and producing wind electrical energy across the globe. GE’s wind electricity options include things like a suite of onshore and offshore turbines, flexible assistance providers ranging from enhancement aid to digital optimization, operation, and maintenance.
Chang stated his enthusiasm for renewable power is strongly manifested in his passion for outdoor wintertime functions this sort of as skiing and alpine climbing, and also for his 2-yr-aged son’s foreseeable future.
The sequence, offered by mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Kevin Hallinan, proceeds Feb. 18 with Go Sustainability Vitality CEO John Serynak and March 4 with Mohammad Pakravan of Environmentally friendly Empowerment.
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