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The Eiffel Tower goes green, two wind turbines installed on the iconic monument

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Two wind turbines have been installed on France’s most iconic site, the Eiffel Tower, as part of the famous tower’s extensive green retrofit project.

World's first airborne wind turbine will be tested in Alaska

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A big helium-filled wind-turbine will soon float just south over the city of Fairbanks in Alaska, USA. The floating wind turbine, which is designed and built by Altaeros Energies , will hover at nearly 305 meters up in the sky and generate electricity for more than a dozen families living off the grid. million.

Now that’s huge! Record-breaking wind turbine being built by Siemens

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German manufactuer Siemens have constructed off-shore wind turbines with record-breaking rotors. Well it’s simple really.

Wind Turbines and Birds: What’s the Real Story?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The problem of birds being killed at wind power facilities continues to generate a lot of media attention. By David Mehlman.

Bergey Small Wind Turbine Gets AWEA Certification

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This is the first small wind turbine to get this certification. Home Wind Turbines bergey small wind turbine Home Wind Turbine

Leviathan Energy To Dedicate Wind Turbine To Hilton Hotel

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Leviathan Energy will donate a small wind turbine in honor of Earth Day 2011.

Greater Sage-grouse v. Wind Turbines in Oregon

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Wind energy is an alternative to burning fossil fuels to generate electricity, but there are consequences to the environment and, in particular, to birds. For example, turbine blades can be lethal to raptors, particularly eagles. Jason A. Jason’s first contribution tackled the importance of the National Wildlife Refuge System.,

Hercules vertical axis wind turbine harnesses energy from all directions

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Surbhi Sharma: With the world going green, wind energy is one of the environment friendly energy sources. Picture Gallery.

New Age Wind Turbine Blades Hope To Be Shape Shifters

Eco Friendly Daily

The search for alternative sources of energy is closely aligned with research into composite materials. Wind energy is just one example.

Water-Producing Eole Wind Turbine Has Gulf States Drooling

Green Prophet

Eole Water from France has developed a water-producing wind turbine and Gulf states are drooling at the jowls to have at least one of their own.

RenewableUK welcomes latest entrant to the offshore wind turbine market

Green (Living) Review

The company’s biggest ever turbine is to stand 187 meters tall from seabed to tip, and has a rotor diameter of 164 meters. Speaking at a press conference in London today, company representatives highlighted the potential of the UK’s offshore wind sector to provide a large portion of the country’s energy needs. RenewableUK

Picture Perfect Energy Efficiency

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The opportunity: The good news is that people across the political spectrum support energy efficiency. Words matter—I’d say, a lot.

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

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14,000 Turkish Homes To Be Powered By World’s Most Efficient 1.5-MW Wind Turbines

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Wind farm to come online in early 2013. project of Fina Enerji, a Turkish renewable energy firm, the Tayakadin wind farm will use 31 of GE’s super-efficient turbines. Tayakadin will be the third wind farm to use the 1.6-100 MW turbines, but the first farm to use them in Europe. Tektu? Image via GE.  .

Whisper 500 Wind Turbine

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The robust Whisper 500 delivers serious energy for your remote power needs. The Whisper 500 performs well in harsh, high wind environments with it’s two-bladed, fiberglass-reinforced design. Patented side furling overspeed protection optimizes output at any wind speed.

Blowing Horn harvests wind energy with a multi-rotor turbine

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Are you tired of seeing the same old giant wind turbines in a field or offshore? And do you worry about their impact on migrating birds?

Windspire Home Wind Turbine

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Not only is the Mariah Windspire® wind turbine great-looking and affordable, it also enables you to create clean energy from the natural wind just outside your door. At only 30 feet tall and 4 feet wide, the Windspire 1.2 kW wind turbine is distinguished by its sleek propeller-free design and ultra quiet operation.

One Meter High ‘Shattel-Power’ Wind Turbine to Power Jordan Households

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established a start-up company called Taqetna (Arabic word means: Our Energy),” he says. And it’s only one meter high.

URBAN WIND TURBINE COULD TRANSFORM CITY LANDSCAPE

Green (Living) Review

The new vertical-axis turbine has been installed at Keele University Science and Business Park by a pioneering renewables company, McCamley UK Ltd.

Sunforce Air X Marine Wind Turbine

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The AIR X Marine is the world’s number one selling small wind turbine for Sailboats. The controller allows for peak-power tracking of the wind by optimizing the alternator’s output on all points of the cubic curve and efficiently delivers the energy to the battery.

Winflex Inflatable Turbines Prove Wind Energy Practical Anywhere

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Inflatable wind turbines are lighter and cheaper than heavy conventional ones. Winflex wind rotor.

China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

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Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts.

Siemens Opens Kansas Wind Turbine Factory

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Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Energy has opened its first nacelle assembly facility in the United States, at Hutchinson, Kansas. The 300,000 square foot plant will produce nacelles – the central structure of the wind turbine including the power transmission and generating systems – for Siemens’ 2.3

Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution

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Jimmie Powell is the Nature Conservancy’s Energy Team Lead. Solar panels are becoming cost competitive with traditional energy sources.

Human memory based solution to enhance power from wind turbines

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Abdul Vahid V: Consistent performance of wind turbine is always necessary for better power generation. wind turbine has to face both mild breezes and gale-force gusts under various weather conditions. It also secures the turbine from damages. This inconsistency often results in less power production. Via: AIP

FloDesign Wind Turbine Company Set to Expand

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After earning a cool $3 million from MassCEC , Wilbraham, MA based FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp will use the funds to expand its operations. Department of Energy-recognized “transformative” wind energy technology. Home Wind Turbines Wind TurbineKinton Jr.

How Can We Make Energy Security Sustainable?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Meeting energy development needs will require that we convert land from current uses. Photo: Mark Godfrey/TNC.

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

Nature Conservancy - Science

Most people recognize that air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions are a significant problem associated with energy development. Hausheer.

This wind turbine will power your apartment without keeping you up at night

Green (Living) Review

The firm says the turbine can generate 80 percent of the maximum possible energy yield, a big jump from the typical 25 to 50 percent.

Small wind turbines ride out recent Atlantic storms

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For owners of Evance R9000 small wind turbines, however, Scotland's extreme wind speeds didn't present any challenges.

Latest tests confirm increased energy generation of Evance small wind turbine

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We look forward to maintaining our leadership position as we continue to develop our renewable energy system offerings,” concluded Kevin.

Vestas Wins California Wind Turbine Contract

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Major wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has announced that they’ve won a contract which will deliver 190 turbine units of for a wind power project in the US state of California. Delivery of the wind turbines is slated for late 2010.

Established Wind Turbine Companies Continue to Dominate

Wind Power Ninja

The Emerging Energy Research’s annual Wind Turbine Market Share Update found that in 2008 the established wind turbine manufacturers installed over 50 percent more wind turbines than the previous year. Newer wind turbine companies saw a growth of 100 percent.

Company creates wind turbine systems that can produce clean water in desert regions

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Dattatreya Mandal: In a conventional scope, wind turbines are generally utilized to generate clean power derived from wind energy.

Eagle Deaths by Wind Turbines Increasing, Study Finds

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Wind turbines at Altamont Pass in Northern California (a known eagle-fatality site not included in the study); image by Bonita de Boer/Flickr/Creative Commons License.  . recent study has documented a rise in the number of turbine-related eagle deaths in the United States.  . Except for birds, that is. Apparently, the U.S.

Report: Wind Turbine Noise NOT Harmful To Health

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The American Wind Energy Association has released a report that says that the noises produced by wind turbines are not health threatening. The report disputes that the frequencies of the produced turbine noise are lesser compared to the level normally heard in cities and metropolitan environments.

How Do Home Wind Turbines Work?

Wind Power Ninja

A home, or residential wind turbine, which is installed on top of a tall tower, operates by collecting kinetic energy from the wind and converting it to electricity. In a typical home wind turbine setup, your house is powered by both the wind turbine and a local utility. Home Wind Turbines

How Do Home Wind Turbines Work?

Wind Power Ninja

An industrial wind turbine, which is installed on top of a tall tower, collects kinetic energy from the wind and converts it to electricity that is compatible with a home’s electrical system. In a normal residential application, a home is served simultaneously by the wind turbine and a local utility.

World’s First Floating Wind Turbine

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megawatt wind turbine built by Siemens, combines technologies from both the wind farming industry and the oil and gas sectors, and will be tested off the coast of Norway for two years. “Taking wind turbines to sea presents new opportunities,” said Ms Gjorv, of Statoil’s new energy division.”The

Mitsubishi Building $220m Wind Turbine Factory in UK

Wind Power Ninja

Mitsubishi’s newest project, a massive wind turbine factory, will do more than build state of the art clean energy; it will create lots of jobs. “No country makes offshore wind turbines of the size we are talking about today on a commercial scale,” he explained.