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The Growing Role of Permanent Magnets in Renewable Energy Production and Environmental Protection

1. August 2009

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The Growing Role of Permanent Magnets in Renewable Energy Production and Environmental Protection

At the Magnetics 2008 Conference in Denver, I presented a paper titled “Going Green: The Growing Role of Permanent Magnets in Renewable Energy Production and Environmental Protection“.  Earlier today I finally uploaded a copy of the presentation to the Web, which you can now find here. The presentation covered a range of related topics, starting […]

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Permanent Magnets For Wind Turbines: An Alternative Viewpoint

28. July 2009

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Permanent Magnets For Wind Turbines: An Alternative Viewpoint

In the Summer 2009 edition of Magnetics Business & Technology, Tony Morcos of ACM Magnetics wrote an excellent article that dissects the growing conventional wisdom that near- and medium-term future growth in wind turbine production, will lead to vast shortages of neodymium-based [Nd-Fe-B] permanent magnets. Tony points out that permanent magnets are just one option […]

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