Natural Power, RES and the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal have signed a significant research and development joint venture focused on developing the next generation VENTOS computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for wind energy applications. The announcement was made during this year's EWEA conference in Brussels.

"This research and development agreement will considerably extend the scope of these [VENTOS] services, and therefore the value we can deliver to our clients." - Oisin Brady, Director of Natural Power France