wind energy

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Newly-developed wind turbine could power Japan for 50 years from a single typhoon

Ever since the Fukushima Daiichi disaster back in 2011, Japan is becoming increasingly dependent on other countries to meet its energy requirements. As a solution for the nation's growing green energy problem, engineer Atsushi Shimizu has designed the world's very first wind turbine that harnesses usable power from typhoons. Shaped like an egg beater, this…



South Australia Just Produced 83% Of Electricity From Wind Energy-3

South Australia just produced 83-percent of its electricity from wind energy

Thanks to a particularly windy weekend, South Australia recently saw nearly 83-percent of its total electricity coming solely from eco-friendly wind energy. Although the harsh weather conditions led to power outages in some of the places, its advantages far outweigh the temporary inconvenience. According to officials, wind turbines installed in the area captured much of…


Danish Company Builds Innovative Wind Turbine With 12 Blades-3

Danish company Vestas builds innovative wind turbine with 12 blades

The demand for eco-friendly wind power has increased drastically in recent years, with countries around the world looking for new ways of improving this technology while also reducing costs. At present, transporting wind turbines is quite an expensive affair, which eventually adds to the costs of wind energy. In an attempt to lower such expenses, Denmark-based…






Minnesota-Based Company Designs Portable Wind Turbines-1

These portable wind turbines can be packed into the trunk of your car!

While renewable energy resources are indeed the future, many of the currently-available technologies lack feasibility when it comes to widespread, everyday use. For instance, even with the falling price of solar panels, installing a home-based photovoltaic array is often quite an expensive affair. Although the most viable option, in certain areas, wind power usually requires…



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