Urban Wind Energy That’s Fuzzy And Fetching
Wind power devices on city buildings looks great, but the truth is it’s woefully inefficient – in its conventional formats, that is, with horizontal or vertical-axis wind turbines. So why not try something completely different? This qualifies:
Wind farm dispute yet to blow over
Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra
ScottishPower officially opens the first windfarm in Scotland. Each of the 26 turbines on Hagshaw Hill, north of Douglas in Lanarkshire, has a capacity of 600kW, giving a total of 52.5MW from the farm, enough power to meet the energy needs of around 17
Lincoln’s Wind Energy Investment
Lincoln’s public power utility has announced plans to triple the amount of wind energy it uses now within the next two years. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the Lincoln Electric System board approved Friday a plan to negotiate a purchase .
Wind power is clean and cheap – Gainesville Times
It’s still a rare occurrence here in Georgia to see more than one wind turbine. At Tehachapi Pass on Cal. 58, there are 5,000 of them. Driven entirely by the atmosphere, they generate a nominal total of 562 megawatts of electricity. That’s twice the ..
Obama administration doesn’t prosecute wind farms for eagle deaths
wind.jpg View full sizeA wind turbine farm owned by PacifiCorp stands near Glenrock, Wyo. Wind farms owned by the company, with clusters of turbines as tall as 30-story buildings and spinning rotors the size of jetliners, have killed at least 20 eagles
Energy declares 2 wind farms viable
Manila Standard Today
The Energy Department declared two major wind energy projects in Luzon commercially viable, allowing their proponents to proceed with commercial development. The agency issued certificate of confirmation of commerciality to the 87-megawatt Burgos .
Hooking Facebook: Wind energy part of the green factor
About the time Facebook powers up its new Altoona data center, the Des Moines metro area will get about 40 percent of its energy from wind. Green energy was a big factor in attracting the company to Iowa, and will be key in snagging new tech investment
Morocco to harness wind in energy hunt
Times of Oman
At a cost of nearly 500 million euros ($640 million), the Tarfaya wind farm, stretching over nearly 20 kilometres (12 miles), will allow Morocco to “avoid CO2 emissions equal to the amount absorbed by 150 million trees,” Boutaina Sefiani, the head of