The US is finally getting its first offshore wind farm, for certain this time. Deepwater Wind has announced that its Block Island wind project in Rhode Island has been fully financed, passed the permitting process, and is ready to begin putting "steel in water" this summer. Show More Summary
Vattenfall has had a busy last few days as it took the decision to sell stake in a wind energy project off the coast of England and secured another off the coast of Denmark. Swedish power generation giant Vattenfall secured a 400 MW offshore wind energy project off the coast of Denmark in an auction. Show More Summary
The wind really takes a turn for the worst in this video.
EPA CLIMATE SAFE, WORKABLE – STUDY Energy Study Finds that EPA’s Clean Power Plan Will Not Jeopardize the Reliability of U.S. Power System February 19, 2015 (Business Wire) “The design and implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, which is intended to reduce the U.S. Show More Summary
The IEA’s projections for wind energy and solar energy capacity look much too low, continuing a history of vastly underestimating renewables growth. Their projections are not a reliable basis for projecting the world’s future power generation mix. read more
Congress extended tax credits for wind power late last year; they expired on December 31st. 2015 could set up a tough 2016 for wind power.
UGE's Vertical Axis Wind Turbines now provide green power for the Eiffel Tower Charly Cameron, February 25, 2015 (Inhabitat) “…[The Eiffel Tower’s new, sustainable facelift includes two of Urban Green Energy’s (UGE) vertical axis wind turbines. Show More Summary
To make ships more eco-efficient, engineers have been working with alternative fuels. A Norwegian engineer is currently pursuing a new approach: With VindskipTM, he has designed a cargo ship that is powered by wind and gas. Software will ensure an optimum use of the available wind energy at any time.
By Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch on February 23, 2015 - 12:00am Nebraska has some of the best wind energy resources in the nation, yet, wind energy only accounts for 4.8% of Nebraska’s energy generation. Wind power is capable of meeting 118 times Nebraska’s current electricity needs, but we still rely on imports to meet our demand. Show More Summary
Black holes suck. Their gravitational pull is so powerful that black holes famously grab anything near them in space—even light. But black holes also, it turns out, blow. If they’re gobbling up any nearby matter, black holes actually stream charged subatomic particles. Show More Summary
Two custom-designed, 'sculptural wind turbines' are now producing enough power to cover the famous tower's busy first floor while the retrofit has also included LEDs, heat-pumps and solar panels.
Many Nebraska football fans are suffering through winter’s dying throes, either digging out from snowfall or enduring subzero wind chills. So it’s a good time to look at the upcoming 2015 schedule and start dreaming of trips to take this football season. Nebraska has five road games in 2015. Show More Summary
In his 2012 presidential campaign, Mitt Romney endlessly mocked solar and wind power in speeches. “We all like wind and solar," he said, "but you can’t
Following a continuous surge in capacity levels over the past half decade, the northern Chinese coal hub of Shanxi province posted a record level of wind power generation in the second half of January. According to official data, wind...Show More Summary
Google has announced a long-term agreement with NextEra Energy Resources to purchase wind energy to power their Mountain View, California North Bayshore headquarters. Google’s agreement, beginning in 2016, will help power 43 MW into the 370 new turbines at a Bay Area wind farm, which will then feed into the California grid. Show More Summary
Problems such as buggy Bluetooth and voice recognition systems have surpassed excessive wind noise as the top issues for car owners.
Just to make this clear, the gang at Pixeldynamo had an interview with the devs behind THe King's Bird. In the feature, they list Wii U as supported platform. Description Experience the beauty of flight and the power of the wind. A precision-platformer...Show More Summary
Roping in drummer Tim Call (Aldebaran, Howling Wind, Weregoat, etc) for the latest proceedings, Saturnalia Temple returns with the furious "Black Sea of Power," a mid-tempo burner that highlights the band's muscular doom chops and some of their odder tendencies. Show More Summary
Developer takes hit on wind conditions, power prices.
Image via Pixabay As part of an ongoing effort to modernize the Eiffel Tower, UGE International is installing wind turbines on the base of the 125-year-old architectural icon. To match the aging metal color of the tower and maximizeShow More Summary