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Renewable Energies: Wind Power – a presentation by an expert for translators

Wind power is one of the major forms of renewable energy being developed to meet future energy needs. In this lecture by an expert for translators the basic principles of wind energy will be introduced – including how to assess the power in the wind.  An overview of the design and technology associated with wind turbines will be presented along with wind farm development and the integration of wind power into electricity systems.
The speaker will include specific technical terminology and explain concepts that are important to translators and interpreters. The webinar will be in English.

This video goes hand-in-hand with the second presentation by Dr Blanchard, on solar power. You don’t need to buy one to enjoy the other.


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Dr. Richard Blanchard

Richard is a lecturer in renewable energy based at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology, Loughborough University.  He has worked in the field of renewable energy for over 25 years and has a wide knowledge of a range of technologies and applications.  He teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  In addition to teaching his research focuses on renewable energy for development activities including solar mini-grids, hybrid systems and bioenergy.  He has over 100 publications.  Outside work Richard enjoys walking dogs and the countryside.


1 hour 8 min

Who should watch it?

Technical translators and translators interested in renewable energy wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the design and technology associated with wind turbines and their integration into electricity systems. Students of technical translation will also find this presentation of interest.

What are the benefits to you?

This video is presented by an expert in the subject and after watching it you will have a better understanding of the technology behind wind turbines.

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