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High-altitude kites could generate 2x as much energy as traditional wind turbines

Right now, the vast majority of the wind power generated on the planet comes from land-based turbines. That is, a wind turbine that stands a certain height and arguably creates a bit of an eyesore wherever it is - and this effect is amplified in wind in

Govt to Ask Flipkart, Amazon & Snapdeal To Sell Solar/Wind Powered Products

The government of late seems to be betting big on renewable sources of power. Just a few months back, Government approved Masayoshi Son’s Softbank to partner with Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology to install a 20GW solar power generating facility...Show More Summary

Dominion Power’s confusing riders and what they mean for Virginia

Richmond’s politically muscular electric utility has been under assault from grass-roots movements for proposed natural gas pipelines and not pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar fast enough.

Scorpions' 'Wind of Change': The Oral History of 1990's Epic Power Ballad

In the 1980s and very early Nineties, every hard-rock and metal act worth their leathers scored big with a power ballad or two. But only Germany's the Scorpions can say that one of theirs — in this case, 1990's "Wind of Change" — also served as a soundtrack of sorts to...

Randy Newman Charms a Drenched Crowd at Chateau Ste Michelle

It was one of the most powerful wind and rainstorms I've ever experienced. Trees were down and stoplights and power were out everywhere in the Seattle area, but we managed to get through it all to Chateau Ste Michelle (CSM) for Randy Newman's concert Saturday night. Show More Summary

Alaska Increases Wind Power Capacity in Utility - and Distributed-Scale Projects

Although wind power provided less than 3% of Alaska's electric power generation in 2014, Alaska's wind power capacity has increased 20-fold between 2007 and 2014, growing from 3 megawatts (MW) to 60 MW. This increase is notable in light of the challenges of installing and connecting large wind generators. read more

Obama: Shrinking Exit Glacier a powerful sign of warming climate

SEWARD, Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama walked down a winding wooded path, past a small brown post marked "1926" and a glacial stream trickling over gravel that eons of ice have scraped off mountain peaks.

Going Green: Dutch Will Power Entire Train System With Wind Power by 2018

Creative Commons image by Hans de Wit Things are a little different in the Netherlands when it comes to sustainability. It may not be surprising that in a company that's well ahead of the US in terms of alternative energy...

The Dutch Want To Run Their Entire Rail System On Wind Power By 2018

Slow progress is being made to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and go with cleaner alternatives, it may be slow but it’s progress nonetheless. Some countries are setting extremely ambitious goals to shift to renewable energy sources...Show More Summary

The Dutch Railway Could Run Solely on Wind Power By 2018

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Netherlands has an ambitious new energy goal: The country wants its entire electric rail system to run on 100% wind power within three years. Read more...

Power retailers still snubbing renewable energy law

Energy Australia's new CEO has joined AGL in declaring that unless government shuts coal they can't justify investing to meet the recently downsized Renewable Energy Target. Yet it is far cheaper to buy power from wind than pay the scheme's penalty - so what's going on here?

A Man is Inspired by the Power and Beauty of Bird and Wind

Today was a day when the Snake Eagles and Black Kites decided to make the perilous sea crossing to Africa. The post A Man is Inspired by the Power and Beauty of Bird and Wind appeared first on The Good Men Project.


Wind forecast to help tap more power U. Tejonmayam, August 28, 2015 (Times of India) “Tamil Nadu has the enviable status of being one of the largest wind power-producing states; it also possesses more around 7,800MW installed capacity of this renewable power. Show More Summary

All Netherlands Railways trains will be 100% wind powered by 2018

The Netherlands have just become an example of the right way to respond to citizens’ demands for clean energy. Following a ruling earlier this year, after countrymen sued their government to reduce CO2 emissions, the Dutch railways are on track to 50

Onshore Wind Most Efficient Low Carbon Technology In UK

A new report has found that onshore wind is the most cost effective and scalable low carbon technology in the UK and should be supported. Published by public policy charity Policy Exchange, the report — Powering Up: The future of onshore...Show More Summary

Way for eagles and wind turbines to coexist

Collisions with wind turbines kill about 100 golden eagles a year in some locations, but a new study that maps both potential wind-power sites and nesting patterns of the birds reveals sweet spots, where potential for wind power is greatest with a lower threat to nesting eagles.

Siemens Develops New Offshore Wind Power Transformer

Siemens’ new AC power connection module should cut costs for near-shore wind farms by up to 40%. Siemens has developed a new AC power connection module — the offshore transformer module — built specifically for a variety of manufacturers’...Show More Summary

Vestas Receives 40 MW Contract For Wind Project In India

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to provide 40 MW worth of turbines to a wind power plant being developed in India. The Khambaliya wind power project in Gujarat State, India, will make use of 20 of Vestas’ V110-2.0Show More Summary

Nuclear Powers On in the Texas Heat While Wind Wilts

Michael Purdie The following is a guest post by NEI's Michael Purdie.Major cities in Texas were subject to numerous 100 degree-plus days this month. Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin all had record setting electricity demand. If...Show More Summary

Researchers develop a battery clean enough to eat

In our wildest dreams, enviro-geeks imagine a future in which solar hover cars zip silently by while our homes and factories chug along completely pollutant-free, powered only by the wind and the sun. But, what happens when the wind stops blowing and is

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