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Robert Rawlinson-Smith

Robert Rawlinson-Smith

Robert Rawlinson-Smith joined GL Garrad Hassan (now DNV GL) in 1991 following completion of his PhD in Wind Turbine Aerodynamics. A Chartered Engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector Robert has a deep understanding of Wind Turbine Design, Numerical modelling, Measurements and Certification rules.  He is currently responsible for coordination of wind, wave and tidal business development activities within GL Garrad Hassan’s Turbine Engineering competence centre. To join Mr. Rawlinson-Smith’s professional network on LinkedIn, click here.

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The two minute energy opinion - Which technology trends in renewables gives you reason to be optimistic about 2017?

The two minute energy opinion - Which technology trends in renewables gives you reason to be optimistic about 2017?

Looking back at 2016, it can be easy to get distracted by all the news about politics. In the realm of technology, things are nonetheless progressing at a rapid speed – for example, many positive developments have continued to gather speed in th ...

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Rob Rawlinson-Smith on wind turbine design: Innovation through integration

The most important lesson from 30 years of wind turbine design is that components work best when they work together. The development of the modern wind turbine has been a progression from agricultural technology to offshore power station in less t ...

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