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UMaine, MMA set to deploy prototype floating wind turbine in Castine

There are 1 comment on the Bangor Daily News story from Jan 30, 2013, titled UMaine, MMA set to deploy prototype floating wind turbine in Castine. In it, Bangor Daily News reports that:

Starting this spring, Castine Harbor will be the temporary home to cutting-edge wind energy technology created here in Maine.

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Minwoo Kim

Suwon, Korea

#1 Jan 31, 2013
Obama's energy policy is right. Japan's FiT in July is among the highest in the world. Japan's FiT is shaking the renewable energy market. New solutions will be showed in Japan. This is it! Floating wind turbine is one of the best solutions for USA and UK. UK has more install places around its shores than any other in the world. USA has Atlantic Coast. As you know, Every year Some typhoons arrive Japan. The typhoon has strong wind. Floating wind turbines must have constructed to resist typhoons. So they have to reduce vibration to install floating wind turbines on the sea. Because, it makes many kinds of problems! It's increasing the durability problem of floating wind turbine. Vibrationís caused by wind, waves and external forces. New Floating Body Stabilizer for floating wind turbines has been created in South Korea. The Floating Body Stabilizers generate drag force immediately when floating wind turbines are being rolled, pitched and yawed on the water. Recently, this Floating Body Stabilizers have been used to reduce vibration of floating solar panels in South Korea. You can see New Floating Body Stabilizer videos in YouTube. http://youtu.be/O2oys_YHhCc ,
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