Alternative Energy

Wind Power

News and Information about Wind Energy Technologies.

Dec 11, 2016

Wind Power

Wind power is produced by using wind generators to harness the kinetic energy of wind. It is gaining worldwide popularity as a large scale energy source, although it still only provides less than one percent of global energy consumption. The articles listed below explore wind power and its usage around the world.

Mariah Power – Low Cost Wind Energy

Mariah Power – Low Cost Wind Energy

Wind energy is ‘sustainable energy’, just like solar energy and water power. We already know the benefits of wind energy and why we should opt for it. But currently

Texas Approves New Wind Power Project

Texas Approves New Wind Power Project

Much solar and wind power are generated far away from the real consumers. It’s a great problem to transport the generated power to its genuine users because vast amount

Aeroturbine – Next Generation Wind Energy

Aeroturbine – Next Generation Wind Energy

Right now wind energy is only being harnessed in the windy regions of the earth. Installation of wind energy on individual basis is unpopular because of production and cost

Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Norwegian company StatoilHydro is working on a 2.3 megawatt floating wind turbine that will be attached to the top of ‘Spar-buoy’ and moored to the seabed by three anchor

Wind Turbine Concept Inspired by Jet Engines

Wind Turbine Concept Inspired by Jet Engines

According to a recent article from Greentech Media, a Massachusetts aerospace company called FloDesign is working on a wind turbine concept that could potentially be at least twice as

Which is More Efficient, Solar or Wind?

Which is More Efficient, Solar or Wind?

Thanks for participating in our recent energy poll, where we asked you to choose your favorite renewable energy sources. Voting is still open, but so far it looks like

Bahrain WTC Wind Turbines Completed

Bahrain WTC Wind Turbines Completed

The Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) has completed the construction of the three wind turbines that will generate electricity between it’s twin towers. The BWTC design blends maritime aesthetics

First Wind Turbine at Ski Resort

First Wind Turbine at Ski Resort

The First Wind Turbine at a Mountain Ski Resort Begins Producing Power – Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock, MA begins generating its own power today. Friday August 3,

Wind Powered Rotating Skyscraper

Wind Powered Rotating Skyscraper

Residents of Dubai may one day experience a unique and constantly changing skyline thanks to Dynamic Architecture‘s wind powered rotating skyscraper. The main idea behind their concept involves a

Vertical Axis Windmill Invention

Vertical Axis Windmill Invention

Toronto Inventor Tom J. Gilmour recently published his conceptual designs for what he is calling Tom’s Whirligig. Patent applications have been made, and Tom hopes to reserve all rights and

Manitowoc Wind Power Crane

Manitowoc Wind Power Crane

Manitowoc Crane Group will launch a new technology designed for the assembly and maintenance of wind turbines. The Grove GTK1100 will be unlike any crane available to the market today.

Ecotricity – Clean Energy Company

Ecotricity – Clean Energy Company

Ecotricity is the U.K.’s first clean energy company, offering business and residential customers the opportunity to lower U.K. pollution levels and support the growth of alternative energy in Europe. Since

Olympic Wind Turbine for London 2012

Olympic Wind Turbine for London 2012

The company constructing the Olympic Games site plans to build a wind turbine which would provide enough energy to power about 1,200 homes for a year, it was announced today.

Wind Turbines and Radar Systems

Wind Turbines and Radar Systems

The U.S. Department of Defence has released a report about the impact of wind farms on military radar installations. The report undermines previous U.S. Air Force report which stated that

Retail Wind Turbines from B&Q Superstore

Retail Wind Turbines from B&Q Superstore

In August the electrical retailer Currys began selling photovoltaic solar panels at selected stores. Now DIY superstore B&Q plans to sell budget-priced wind turbines and solar panels in 300 towns

Airtricity plans Wind Farms in the UK

Airtricity plans Wind Farms in the UK

The Airtricity firm wants to build wind farms on 38 sites in the UK, two of which are in the Harborough district around Kibworth and the Langtons. The first plot

Japan Wind Power Project Threatened

Japan Wind Power Project Threatened

Eurus Energy Holdings Corp., Japan’s biggest wind power supplier, may scrap a plan to build turbines in the north of the country after the regional utility said it will cut