Nature-Inspired Designs in Wind Energy: A Review

Farzaneh Omidvarnia*, Ali Sarhadi

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Abstract

The field of wind energy stands at the forefront of sustainable and renewable energy solutions, playing a pivotal role in mitigating environmental concerns and addressing global energy demands. For many years, the convergence of nature-inspired solutions and wind energy has emerged as a promising avenue for advancing the efficiency and sustainability of wind energy systems. While several research endeavors have explored biomimetic principles in the context of wind turbine design and optimization, a comprehensive review encompassing this interdisciplinary field is notably absent. This review paper seeks to rectify this gap by cataloging and analyzing the multifaceted body of research that has harnessed biomimetic approaches within the realm of wind energy technology. By conducting an extensive survey of the existing literature, we consolidate and scrutinize the insights garnered from diverse biomimetic strategies into design and optimization in the wind energy domain.
Original languageEnglish
Article number90
JournalBiomimetics
Volume9
Issue number2
Number of pages37
ISSN2313-7673
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2024

Keywords

  • Biomimetrics
  • Bio-inspired design
  • Biomimicry
  • Wind energy systems
  • Wind turbine
  • Turbine blade

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