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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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,
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
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 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 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
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.
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
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
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
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