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A New Concept of Wind Turbine Developed by Optiwind

It’s obviously there is a growing appreciation in the world for the importance of conservation and development of clean, safe and renewable energy sources.

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A new horizontally positioned wind turbine developed by the Danish company EdgeFlow aims to reap the wind from the roofs of industrial buildings, reports professional journal Ingeniøren (The Engineer). EdgeFlow is currently testing a 12 metre long wind turbine of the Darrieus type, a vertical axis turbine named after its inventor, the French aeronautical engineer […]

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Harvesting the solar wind to generate power for the entire Earth

Solar and wind power have long been two of the main contenders in the race to find the next big renewable energy resource. Rather than choosing between the two, scientists at Washington State University have instead combined them.

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Brazil is Preparing Green Energy for 2016 Olympic Games

Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica SA, the Spain’s biggest wind-turbine maker, has been selected to supply a unit of Iberdrola Renovables SA with 129 turbines for nine forthcoming new wind farms in Brazil, a regional wind energy hotspot.

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Offshore Wind Farm Projects as Competition Between Giants

Like a competition between giants, these two ones, China and US, are trying to prove us and prove themselves which one is the best and which one is the fastest. You’ll never know what the right attitude this case is but the finality should be good for environment and probably this is one of the […]

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Wind energy can be produced and saved using a new technology

Researchers in Denmark discovered a new way to store wind energy in giant synthetic air bags buried under sand dunes has proved to be a success, according to trade journal Ingeniøren .

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Wind Power Plans for Taiwan-held islets near China

Taiwan’s Penghu group of islands plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to expand their wind power capacities, an official said Wednesday.

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Portugal Gives Itself a Clean-Energy Makeover

LISBON — Five years ago, the leaders of this sun-scorched, wind-swept nation made a bet: To reduce Portugal’s dependence on imported fossil fuels, they embarked on an array of ambitious renewable energy projects — primarily harnessing the country’s wind and hydropower, but also its sunlight and ocean waves.

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Supply Chain Issues Dominate Offshore Wind Industry

This year’s discussion on The UK Offshore Wind conference, which took place in Liverpool, was all about how to get in place the vast range of components that will be necessary to construct the 32 GW of new offshore wind power capacity recently licensed in the UK Crown Estate’s Round 3.

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Direct Drive Wind Turbine Reduces Complexity

Wind turbines that work without a gearbox can make offshore wind power facilities even more reliable. Siemens has now begun selling a three-megawatt turbine with a rotor diameter of 101 meters that requires only half the parts of a conventional geared wind turbine.

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