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UVA Video: The Future of Renewable Energy

University of Virginia professors, researchers and students are among many working to advance the field of renewable energy. To learn more about this groundbreaking research, our video team traveled to Colorado to document a UVA group that is optimizing the design of wind turbines. Inspired by nature, the researchers are using the structural concept of palm trees – tall, lightweight structures that can bend with the wind – and adapting them to the blade design of turbines, revolutionizing renewable energy for the Commonwealth, country and world.