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Wind Turbine Test Beds

The Dominion Energy Innovation Center houses the world’s most-advanced wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility capable of full-scale highly accelerated mechanical and electrical testing of advanced drivetrain systems for wind turbines.


15 MW Test Rig

The larger of the two test stands is a flexible unit that accommodates complete geared and direct-drive wind-turbine nacelles up to 15 MW, in addition to large turbine gearboxes and generators. The drive unit consists of two 8,700-kW, asynchronous, water-cooled motors and an adaptation gearbox.

15mw-test-rig
15mw-test-rig
15mw-test-rig

15MW Features15MW Specifications


7.5 MW Test Rig

The “smaller” test stand is a flexible unit designed to handle gearboxes and nacelles for wind turbines up to 7.5 MW. The drive unit consists of one 8,700-kW, asynchronous, water-cooled motor.

75mw-test-rig
75mw-test-rig
75mw-test-rig

7.5MW Features7.5MW Specifications