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Wind Power Results In Very Few Bird Deaths Overall

Wind power critics sometimes try to say that this form of clean, renewable energy is bogus because a number of bird deaths result each year from collisions with wind turbines and towers. What they fail to mention is the context, so they leave out certain very key facts. The number of birds killed by wind turbines is relatively tiny

Nova Scotia Power pioneers new energy storage system using Tesla Powerpacks

Nova Scotia Power has established a pilot project that utilizes Tesla's Powerpack 2 home batteries and their utility-grade Powerpack batteries to form an improved energy storage system for local wind power. Based in Elmsdale, the Intelligent...Show More Summary

Powershop Australia “Stunned” By Low Prices In Solar & Wind Purchase

The ambitious renewable energy-focused power retailer Powershop Australia has signed a huge deal for the output of a 200MW solar farm and two big wind farms, after being “stunned” by the low prices offered after it went to the market for proposals last year

New recyclable resin makes wind turbines much more sustainable

Fields of spinning wind turbines inspire thoughts of earth-friendly energy, but until now, generating wind power hasn't been as sustainable as people may have thought.

World Power Grids Are Ready For New Energy

Study: Solar and Wind Won’t Break the Grid Zsofia Vegh, February 14, 2018 (Energy Collective) “…[Major power systems around the world] are able to cope quite well with increasing shares of intermittent renewables, if the right measures...Show More Summary

World Wind Numbers Reach New Highs

Wind Power Capacity Reaches 539 GW, 52,6 GW Added In 2017 February 12, 2018 (World Wind Energy Association) Global installed wind capacity at the end of 2017 was 539,291 MW and 52,552 MW were added during the year, according to preliminary World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) data. Show More Summary

The Oklahoma Wind War

In Oklahoma, a war over wind power Ryan Maye Handy, February 14, 2018 (Houston Chronicle) “…[In Oklahoma, where officials are contending with a massive budget deficit, long-simmering tensions between the oil and gas industry and renewables...Show More Summary

Artist Zohra Opoku Examines Identity and Belonging Through Fabric

Artist Zohra Opoku on the power and mystery of veils. by Emily Pothast T he coastal capital of Accra, Ghana, has a tropical climate, but each year there is a dry season called the Harmattan when cool, dusty winds blow in from the Sahara Desert. Show More Summary

Those Living Close To Wind Turbines Generally View Wind Power Positively

Though common stereotypes might suggest otherwise, a preliminary analysis from a new three-year study led by Berkeley Lab has found that those living within 5 miles, or even half a mile, of a large wind turbine have generally positive attitudes towards wind power

Moya Power tests sheeting material to harvest wind power from London's Crossrail

We can harness the power of wind in a field or on the ocean, but what about in drafty train tunnels? 27-year-old Charlotte Slingsby's startup Moya Power seeks to generate electricity capturing wind in existing infrastructure, Wired reported. Show More Summary

The Latest: Fans evacuate Olympic Park amid powerful winds

Officials are asking spectators to evacuate the Olympic Park in the coastal city of Gangneung and take shelter indoors because of strong winds        

NASA eyes powerful Tropical Cyclone Gita in the South Pacific

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Gita as it continues to bring heavy rainfall, powerful winds and storm surge to Fiji Islands after pounding the island of Tonga.

Tropical Cyclone Gita blasts tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga with 145 mph winds

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Gita hammered Tonga with Category 4 intensity in what may be the most powerful tropical cyclone in memory to strike the islands.        

Four Winds Report for Feb. 12, 2018

There's been a lot of public discussion recently around power dynamics, and how they influence relationships of all kinds. As the Moon meets Pluto today, it might be helpful to review how this works... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummeled Samoa over the weekend.

LAPD takes three Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse cases to the DA

Could Harvey Weinstein — the alleged serial sexual abuser who was once among the most powerful men in Hollywood — wind up in a courtroom, or even prison? Criminal investigations against the producer-turned-pariah, who has been accused by dozens of women of varying degrees of sexual violence, including rape, are underway in several cities: New […]

Solar Energy Corp. Of India Announces 2 Gigawatt Tender

On the heels of the wind energy auctions held by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) last year, the agency has launched a solar power tender as well.

UK Going Big On Ocean Wind

UK built half of Europe's offshore wind power in 2017; Capacity is growing fast and turbines getting bigger – some almost as large as the Shard Adam Vaughan, 6 February 2018 (UK Guardian) “Britain accounted for more than half of theShow More Summary

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