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03 09 2021 | 12:09

Floating wind turbines could open up vast ocean tracts for renewable power

Technology could help power a clean energy transition if it can overcome hurdles of cost, design and opposition from fishing

25 08 2021 | 12:46

Turbines use wind from passing traffic to generate power

Device can also be installed in places unsuitable for traditional turbines Istanbul has installed wind turbines that generate electricity using the air turbulence generated by traffic. ENLIL is a…

18 08 2021 | 11:11

A boost for wind energy – an integral part of UK’s net-zero plan

The UK’s offshore wind industry is taking new strides in energy innovation as Siemens Gamesa and GRI Renewable Industries expands its production in the north-east. As of Monday, the Government added…

18 08 2021 | 10:33

How floating wind turbines could change the global energy map

For many years, offshore wind turbines have been fixed to the seabed, meaning they could only be located in shallow areas. The problem is that most countries’ coastlines soon descend to much deeper…

30 06 2021 | 10:12

Offshore wind clusters ‘to lower energy production’ – study

Study warns of greater impact of wake effect on wind turbines’ energy output as more offshore wind farms are built Cluster wake effects could significantly reduce the energy generated by turbines as…

14 06 2021 | 10:47

Flower power: how one company is beautifying the wind turbine.

Tulip-shaped ‘eco-art’ turbines address common complaints about noise, danger to wildlife and ugliness. Tulips and flowers could help harness the power of the wind, after a green energy company came…

09 06 2021 | 10:40

Answer regarding the article of Windpower monthly : "Are vertical-axis wind turbines really the future?"

*The answer below is written form the authors of "Numerical modelling and optimization of vertical axis wind turbine pairs: A scale up approach" Joachim Toftegaard Hansen, Mahak Mahak & Iakovos…

06 06 2021 | 07:29

Half a million new workers needed to meet global wind demand by 2025 – report

Building and maintaining wind turbines will create plenty of new jobs in the coming years, but the health and safety of employees must remain front and centre of all training, says the not-for-profit…

30 05 2021 | 16:05

May gales help Britain set record for wind power generation.

In early hours of Friday, windfarm turbines provided nearly two-thirds of Britain’s electricity. Powerful gusts of wind sweeping across Britain have helped the country reach a new all-time high for…

25 05 2021 | 13:07

Are Vertical Turbines The Future Of Offshore Wind Power?

What makes renewable energy so exciting is the immense economic potential of groundbreaking technology advancements.

07 04 2021 | 11:54

New wind farm ports in northeast will create 6,000 jobs and build ‘next generation’ of North Sea wind turbines

Multi-million-pound investment in ports on Humber and Teesside intended to support UK’s growing wind industry. The government has announced a £95m plan to build two new offshore wind ports on the…

07 04 2021 | 01:33

1,500 Wind Turbines. 2,700 Square Miles. Offshore Wind in the Atlantic Will Be Big. Really Big

American offshore wind farms, of which there are 17 in the works for the Atlantic Ocean, are no longer far off on the horizon.

03 04 2021 | 07:38

One of Europe’s most common types of bat ‘may be attracted to wind turbines’, study suggests

The activity of common pipistrelle bats was found to be around a third higher at the turbines than control locations. One of the most abundant bats in Europe may be attracted to wind turbines and…

22 03 2021 | 09:29

Good vibrations: bladeless turbines could bring wind power to your home.

Skybrators’ generate clean energy without environmental impact of large windfarms, say green pioneers. The giant windfarms that line hills and coastlines are not the only way to harness the power of…

26 02 2021 | 11:54

Wind turbine emoji application rejected, leaving climate campaigners ‘perplexed’.

*Sad face emoji* Εmojis, the concise hieroglyphs of modern life, play a growing role in our communication-dependent world, but what does one do when the required image doesn’t yet exist? The lack…

26 02 2021 | 08:21

How the Warming Arctic Helped Drive a Deep Freeze Into Texas.

The sub-zero temperatures causing blackouts across the southern U.S. are connected to climate change. The Earth’s poles are warming faster than anywhere on the planet. While the consequences of that…

17 02 2021 | 09:00

Wind turbines are freezing in Texas amid ‘unprecedented’ storm.

Frozen wind turbines have caused almost half of Texas’s wind generation capacity to go offline in the midst of an “unprecedented storm”. The Lone Star state is under a state of emergency after…

28 11 2020 | 07:15

South Korean Firm Touts Novel Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Tower Concept.

Odin Energy is lining up projects in Italy and South Korea. Can it find a niche to compete with mainstream wind turbines? South Korean firm Odin Energy hopes to carve out a new niche with a vertical…

19 10 2020 | 08:06

RSPB warns Boris Johnson’s plan to turn UK into ‘Saudi Arabia of wind’ could put vulnerable seabirds at risk.

Installation of thousands of turbines could add to ‘cocktail of threats’ declining species such as kittiwakes already face unless farms are built in less ecologically sensitive areas, charity says.…