TOKYO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were canceled and rail services disrupted as heavy rain and wind lashed a wide swathe of Japan on Sunday, a national election day, as a powerful typhoon neared.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday as a strong typhoon sweeps ashore, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election.
Players are too often spurning one-timers and instead winding up to go for heavier shots that are allowing opponents to get in position to block the puck.
Wind power capacity addition put on fast track, 4,500MW up for auction Nistha Saluja, October 16, 2017 (The Economic Times of India) “…[India’s government] is planning to auction 4,500 MW [of] wind projects in the next four months to...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - France will propose rule changes within six months that will remove administrative hurdles and speed the development of onshore wind power projects, its junior ecology minister said.
Tesla has won its first contract with Vestas, the world's largest wind turbine maker, to supply its Powerpack batteries for a project that combines solar power, wind power, and Tesla's storage technology — the first of its kind in the world. Show More Summary
Offshore wind farms like the Gemini facility in the Netherlands can tap into the higher average wind speeds over the ocean, but unfortunately these facilities can only be built in relatively shallow water. Floating turbines can helpShow More Summary
Wind power to overtake coal power in Texas John Sciliano, October 13, 2017 (Washington Examiner) “Wind energy is expected to overtake coal in Texas after [the] news that two large coal-fired power plants are set to close in the nextShow More Summary
Blue Origin said it successfully test fired its powerful BE-4 engine.
Offshore wind turbines are a key technology for accessing the bulk of Earth's wind power.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will miss 2020 targets for renewable energy production and greenhouse gas emissions despite new investments in wind power, according to a government review published on Thursday.
One problem, though: The technology to capture that energy hasn't been invented yet.
The fifth and final floating wind turbine has been secured off the coast of Scotland in a trial that will power 20,000 homes. The Hywind project is the result of more than 15 years of work from Norwegian energy firm Statoil. It's yet another clean energy technology being shown off at a time when Australia signals a move away from previous clean energy goals. More »
The way we obtain electricity could be on the verge of changing forever, as the world’s first floating offshore wind farm has begun delivering power in Scotland. Undertaken by Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA and Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co., the Hywind project encompasses five turbines floating roughly 16 miles off the coast of […]
The first offshore wind farm to use floating wind turbines has started producing power for the Scottish energy grid in what could be the start of offshore wind’s push into deeper and more favorable waters for renewable energy production. Show More Summary
“Wind turbines on the Earth’s surface suffer from the very stubborn problem of intermittent wind supply,” said Udaya Gunturu, a researcher with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, who is one of several researchers...Show More Summary
Hywind is a trial project that includes five wind turbines floating off the coast of Scotland. The energy they produce could power up to 20,000 homes. If Hywind proves successful, it would mean that larger wind farms could be installed in much deeper waters, opening up a new frontier for renewable energy production. Show More Summary
Five massive wind turbines floating in the sea near Scotland have started sending energy to the grid. Statoil, a Norwegian power company, has been working on the 30 megawatt Hywind Scotland project for several years, and it's now up and running. The wind farm can power around 20,000 homes.[...]
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