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Tag: wind turbine
Towerless Buoyant Air Turbine May Expand Wind Energy's Reach
We cover wind turbine news here on a regular basis, but now this excellent renewable technology, currently second only to solar, may be capable of going towerless. Altaeros Energies has … [Read full article]
U.S. Wind Industry Adding Record Number of Wind Turbines in 2012
The U.S wind industry say that, in August, it surpassed 50,000 megawatts of power generation capacity. This is largely accredited to the record number of wind turbines being installed … [Read full article]
North Sea Wind Farm Proves Beneficial to Local Fauna
New research into the effect offshore wind farms have on the local habitat have provided striking results, given many of the assumptions made about such wind farms without scientific evidence. According to scientists, a wind farm in the North Sea actually has a beneficial effect on the local fauna.
Wind Energy Now Cost-Competitive with Coal
Perhaps not in your part of the world, but according to the latest report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, in many parts of the world, onshore wind power is now completely … [Read full article]
A New Report Shows That Wind is More Popular Than the Beatles
Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. It could be many things: God, love, E.T., or even Michael Jackson. But today, right now, it is wind. … [Read full article]
Boat Made of 16,000 Plastic Bottles to Sail from Cali to Australia
[social_buttons] British environmentalist David de Rothschild, author of Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook, met with the San Francisco Conservation Corps on Wednesday to talk about “Plastiki,” a 60-foot catamaran … [Read full article]