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Category Archives: Wind Energy
Read the full story in Fast Company. There are some 700 million people in Africa without access to electricity. As the continent modernizes, those people will need power. But could African power be a perfect place for leapfrog technology–when a … Continue reading
Read the full story at SmartPlanet. In the grand scheme of alternative energy options, wind power is a bit of an underachiever. It’s inexpensive, clean and you’d think with the ever-present abundance of gusts, we should be harnessing energy from … Continue reading
Via Wind Powering America. Wind Powering America posted a new interactive map depicting wind data collected from its Native American anemometer loan program and the Western Area Power Administration anemometer loan program. Currently 21 of 70 sites are posted, and … Continue reading
Read the full story from Johns Hopkins University (via Newswise). Large wind farms are being built around the world as a cleaner way to generate electricity, but operators are still searching for the most efficient way to arrange the massive … Continue reading
Read the full story in Governing. A decade from now, the Cape Wind saga may be remembered as the labor pain that helped birth a new industry. Although the U.S. boasts more installed onshore wind capacity than any other country, … Continue reading
The WPA team hosts live Webinars on a variety of themes on the third Wednesday of every month. The Webinars will be posted on the Wind Powering America Web site after the events. On December 15 at 1 p.m. Mountain … Continue reading
Read the full story at the BBC. The paper appeared in the European Journal of Wildlife Research and is available online at http://dx/doi.org/10.1007/s10344-010-0432-7 (abstract available without a subscription). A study has revealed that a wind turbine’s colour affects how many … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. Lawsuits and complaints about turbine noise, vibrations and lost property value have cropped up in several states.
Via Docuticker. Birds, bats, and the trade-offs of wind power Source: Fraser Institute Even so-called “renewable” energy sources, such as wind power, require environmental trade-offs. In fact, wind turbines kill thousands of birds and bats each year. + Full Report … Continue reading