Practical test passed: Shark skin varnish increases the electricity yield of wind turbines - PRESS RELEASE

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Final report on performance investigation of the riblet-coated demonstrator wind turbine

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Riblet-Surfaces for Improvement of Efficiency of Wind Turbines

Automated application of riblet coating to rotor blades - video of full-scale demonstration

Riblet4Wind on European Coatings Show 2017

The European coatings show, which is the industry leading trade fair for paints, varnishes, sealants, building chemicals and adhesives took place from 4. to 6. April 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany. More than 1.000 exhibitors from all over the world showed their latest developments and discussed their results in science and research with approx. 30.000 international visitors.
Fraunhofer IFAM participated to present their technologies and innovations in paints, adhesives and fiber composites and showed the results of Riblet4Wind project.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 657652