Wind power
Wind power is extracted from air flow using wind turbines or sails to produce mechanical or electrical power. Windmills are used for their mechanical power, windpumps for water pumping, and sails to p...
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Bill Gates Slams Unreliable Wind and Solar Energy
When the world’s richest entrepreneur says wind and solar will never work, it’s probably time to listen.
The Reason Renewables Can't Power Modern Civilization Is Because They Were Never Meant To
Germans believed that the billions they spent on renewables would redeem them. Many of them will insist that the renewables effort was merely “botched,” but it wasn't. The Energiewende was doomed to f...
Bladeless Wind Generator Is The Future
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Amazing task: C&C trucks carrying wind turbine blades to the mountaintop
Watch video of C&C trucks transporting wind turbine blades for the windfarm project, it took place on the Baoding mountain in Yunnan province. To find more a...
The Impossible Just Happened In Texas...They Were Actually Paying People To Use Their Electricity.
In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, the mighty state of Texas was asleep. The honky-tonks in Austin were shuttered, the air-conditioned office towers of Houston were powered down, and the wind ...
A drone catches a man sunbathing on top of a wind turbine. How did he even get there?
Many of us know how frustrating it is when we are enjoying a time to ourselves on top of a 200 foot wind turbine, only to be disturbed by a drone.
New Wind Turbine That Looks Like A Tree Is Coming To Paris
One of the biggest criticisms against wind turbines is that they aren’t usually nice to look at, but that may be about to change thanks to the French company NewWind. Their new device, Tree Vent, is a...
History of wind power
Wind power has been used as long as humans have put sails into the wind. For more than two millennia wind-powered machines have ground grain and pumped water. Wind power was widely available and not c...
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Wind farm
A wind farm or wind park is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electricity. A large wind farm may consist of several hundred individual wind turbines and cover an extended a...
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Offshore wind power
Offshore wind power refers to the construction of wind farms in bodies of water to generate electricity from wind. Stronger wind speeds are available offshore compared to on land, so offshore wind pow...
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High altitude wind power
High-altitude wind power (HAWP) is the harnessing of the power of winds high in the sky by use of tether and cable technology. An atlas of the high-altitude wind power resource has been prepared for a...
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Wind power forecasting
A wind power forecast corresponds to an estimate of the expected production of one or more wind turbines (referred to as a wind farm) in the near future. By production is often meant available power f...
Environmental impact of wind power
The environmental impact of wind power, when compared to the environmental impacts of fossil fuels, is relatively minor. According to the IPCC, in assessments of the life-cycle global warming potentia...
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Microgeneration
Microgeneration is the small-scale generation of heat and electric power by individuals, small businesses and communities to meet their own needs, as alternatives or supplements to traditional central...
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Wind turbine cooperative
Community wind projects are locally owned by farmers, investors, businesses, schools, utilities, or other public or private entities who utilize wind energy to support and reduce energy costs to the l...
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Wind power by country
Global wind power installations increased by 35,467 megawatts (MW) and 51,447 MW in 2013 and 2014, respectively. As of the end of 2014, worldwide, total cumulative installed capacity from wind power a...
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Wind turbine
A wind turbine is the popular name for a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into electrical power. Technically there is no turbine used in the design but the term appears to have migrat...
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Windmill
A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades. Centuries ago, windmills usually were used to mill grain, pump water, or both. Th...
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Vortex-induced vibration
In fluid dynamics, vortex-induced vibrations (VIV) are motions induced on bodies interacting with an external fluid flow, produced by – or the motion producing – periodical irregularities on this flow...
The Impossible Just Happened In Texas...They Were Actually Paying People To Use Their Electricity.
In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, the mighty state of Texas was asleep. The honky-tonks in Austin were shuttered, the air-conditioned office towers of Houston were powered down, and the wind ...
Outline of wind energy
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to wind energy:Wind energy – the kinetic energy of air in motion, also called wind.
Wind energy can be described as all ...