Changing the Course of Power Generation. A novel approach to renewable wind power.
Off shore wind energy is fast becoming a very viable power generation source. You could say these types of projects can’t be called alternative any longer as it’s impact on the grid is now substantial. The farm has 102 turbines and a capacity of 367 megawatts, said to be enough power for 320,000 homes. The [...]
Although a little eccentric, this retired firefighter has built something amazing. A geodesic home that’s pretty much self-sufficient. He has a great attitude and his house exhibits that enthusiasm. He says that his energy costs are only about $6 a month. With a combination solar, wind, geo-thermal and radiant floors, this structure is a role-model [...]
Image via WikipediaLondon and New York, 10 November 2011 – The cost of electricity from onshore wind turbines will drop 12% in the next five years thanks to a mix of lower-cost equipment and gains in output efficiency, according to new research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The best wind farms in the world already [...]
Image via Wikipedia The Eva Creek project planned for a few miles outside the northeast corner of Denali National Park, set to be the biggest wind power plant in Alaska at 24.6 megawatts (MW) capacity, has completed a deal with REpower Systems for turbines. As you might imagine, these are not ordinary turbines: The Golden Valley Electric Association is getting 12 of [...]
Image via Wikipedia Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has signed a 10-year deal with Peoria-based Caterpillar under which the American company will recondition turbine parts to boost Vestas’ servicing capabilities. A Vestas official declined to say what the deal was worth, but the company said the arrangement would help it provide a parts and repairs [...]
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