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Case Western Researchers Build Tougher Wind Turbine Blades

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a toughened wind turbine blade that uses polyurethane and carbon nanotubes. The results was a much lighter, more resilient blade. The addition of the carbon nanotubes would make the blade somewhat conductive and attractive to lightning. This will be a significant difficulty as the research progresses forwards. See the articles here: www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110830102159.htm...