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Massoud Hassani Turns Childhood Toy into Wind-Powered Mine Sweepers

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Afghani designer Massoud Hassani transformed a childhood toy into a giant bamboo minesweeper powered by the wind. . Toys for grownups.

Popular Wind-Powered Bamboo Landmine Detonator Needs Support

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Cleantech, Science & Technology bamboo land mines Massoud Hassani Mine Kafon wind-powered minesweeperLand mines are a plague.

Wind power continues to beat nuclear energy in China

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billion on wind, solar and other renewable projects in 2013. Chinese wind power now has an amazing cumulative capacity of 115,000 megawatts.

Wind-powered Tumbleweed robot rolls back encroaching deserts

Green Prophet

But desertification is not something that can be prevented with a few seeds dropped in random parts of the desert.

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

Green Blog

New data from the Global Wind Energy Council show that wind developers built 35,000 megawatts of new generating capacity worldwide in 2013.

Eole Uses Wind Power to Make Water From Desert Air

Green Prophet

Abu Dhabi hosts successful test of prototype water condensation, using wind power. Water shortage is a real problem — 1.1

China Plans to Tap 600 MW of Wind Power in Turkey

Green Prophet

Turkey’s massive wind resource has long been recognized. Turkey offers a feed-in tariff for wind at 7.3 MW, 3 MW and 3.6 kesir .

Water: the Unsung Upside to Wind Power

Celsias

Because wind uses a fraction of the water used by every other electrical power source per unit of energy produced (also known as 'water intensity').

Minnesota Approves Large Wind Power Project

Wind Power Ninja

Adding to a steadily growing influx of renewable energy in Minnesota is the Bison 2 wind farm. The Bison 2 will generate 105 megawatts of power and reduce carbon emissions by 90,000 tons a year. Bison 2 will generate 105 megawatts of power and will consist of 35 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines.

Save the Planet in 3 Simple Steps: A Common-Sense Mom’s Guide to Sustainability.

Elephant Journal

This stuff isn’t just for hippies anymore. It’s becoming mainstream, and it needs to be.

UK Wind Power Projects Delayed

Wind Power Ninja

A massive project planned in the UK that would erect an offshore wind farm consisting of over 8,000 wind turbines by 2020 is likely to now be delayed. The government is looking to contract out a major project that would connect the wind farm energy to the grid. Government / Industry offshore wind farm UK wind farm Wind Farm

Wind-Powered Mosque Makes Going Green A Breeze

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A cool green breeze will soon sweep through a new wind-powered mosque in German. Architecture & Urban eco-mosque Islam wind energy

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The Hellish Cost of Green & other Technology.

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Solar and Wind-Powered Billboards Hit London, New York and Sydney

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The billboard is one of three that Ricoh has called “eco-boards,&# all of which are 100% wind and solar-powered. campaigns news

Largest Palestinian Hospital to Get Wind Power from Europe

Green Prophet

Few things are as deadly as a hospital without power , but a new wind turbine is about to blow away one hospital’s fear of losing theirs.

Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds

Green (Living) Review

Nuclear power, offshore wind and solar energy are all comparably inexpensive generators, at roughly €125 per MW/h. Read more: [link].

Wind power in Spain reaches an historic high in March 2011

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Madrid, Spain: Wind power became Spain's main source of electricity for the first time ever in April 2011 and wind farms accounted for 21 percent of demand and reached a monthly record, which is 5.0 percent more than in March 2010.

NASA Engineers develop a new, more efficient airborne wind-power system

EcoFriend

Airborne wind-power system developed by NASA Engineers. Via: Uber Gizmo

Landmark Wind Power Plant To Be Built In Pakistan

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million in Zorlu Enerji Pakistan Limited to support the construction of the only wind power project in the Sindh Province. megawatts.

Wind Power: What is it we are trying to save?

Environmental News Network

Even if the naysayers are right and they produce little else, wind farms most certainly generate debate. by Luke Dale-Harris, The Ecologist.

Research at RMIT University proposes a method to harness high altitude wind power

EcoFriend

Harnessing wind energy at high altitude. In fact scientific data proves that even a fraction of HAWP could power the entire planet.

"The Withering of Wind Power"

Environmental Economics

Ironman: We learned something really surprising about the wind energy industry from President Obama's FY2015 budget proposal. Tucked away within the proposal, President Obama is proposing making the wind energy production tax credit permanent. Here's how we know. Over the next 10 years, the tax credit would cost $19.2 and 4.35

Tamiya Wind Power Generator Set

Wind Power Ninja

A great way for kids to learn about wind power, this is a Loopwing Wind Power Generator Set from Tamiya. This educational assembly kit lets you explore the mechanisms involved in harnessing the alternative energy of wind power. Witness the conversion of wind power into working electricity!

Iran Blows Past Sanctions with Wind Energy

Green Prophet

Determined to stay its unpopular nuclear course , Iran is now turning to wind power and other renewable energy sources to blow past sanctions.

Brazil’s Wind Power Push

Wind Power Ninja

Brazil, currently Latin America’s leading country in terms of renewable energy is expected to install 31.6GW of wind power by 2025, according to a recent study by HIS Emerging Energy Research. and 1.6MW wind turbines to four utilities which participated in a clean energy auction in 2009. Wind Power News brazil wind power

Tel Aviv University Invents 40-Times Better Electricity Transmission

Green Prophet

High power superconductor cables represent the future of renewable energy because they take up much less space and conduct energy more efficiently.

Government attack on wind power

Green (Living) Review

London, UK, June 6, 2013: Commenting on Government plans to make it harder for onshore wind turbines to get the go-ahead, Friends of the Earth''s Head of Campaigns Andrew Pendleton said: "Another day, another Government attack on efforts to tackle climate change. To find out more and back the campaign visit: www.cleanbritishenergy.co.uk.

So You Think You Want Wind Power?

Green Home Blog

So You Think You Want Wind Power? Perhaps it’s time to think about wind power. The Bergey operates in winds up to 134 mph.

In Many Locations, Wind Power Is a Sound Investment

Wind Power Ninja

Investment in wind power — whether by a government, utility or consumer — is a sound strategy if the benefits outweigh the costs.

HEPCA’s Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered

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New York Harbor Preps For Wind Power

Wind Power Ninja

Over the next three years, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are planning on the installation of five units of wind towers, each over 280 feet in height, operating in New York Harbor’s west side. The five wind turbines are expected to generate around 7.5

Two-thirds of Britons favour wind power over fracking

Green (Living) Review

A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. Read more: [link

Exclusive: Masdar City Open House Photos

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Twenty-five Percent of Denmark is Powered Exclusively by Wind

The Alien Next Door

megawatt offshore wind turbine up and running, Denmark has just stepped over the one gigawatt wind energy threshold. With its latest 3.6

After record levels last year, world wind power is set to break new records in 2013

Green Blog

At the European level of consumption, the world’s operating wind turbines could satisfy the residential electricity needs of 450 million people.

U.K. Wind Energy Jobs Up 91%

Wind Power Ninja

wind power industry has surged 91 percent in three years, the RenewableUK lobby group said today. The number of people employed full-time in the large-scale onshore and offshore wind energy industry rose to about 9,200 in 2010 from 4,800 in 2007, RenewableUK said today in an e-mailed report. Government / Industry uk wind power

Small-Scale Wind Power Solutions with Be-Wind

Green Living Ideas

While the image of giant wind turbines dominates our wind power imagination, Be Wind offers another solution for our renewable future. The post Small-Scale Wind Power Solutions with Be-Wind appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts Be-Wind renewable energy solar wind power wind turbine

juwi Wind and Solar Plant in Egypt is Remote-Controlled from Germany

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Wind Power Blows Away Coal and Gas in Nordic Countries

Green (Living) Review

Wind power is blowing gas and coal-fired turbines out of business in the Nordic countries, and the effects will be felt across the Baltic region as the renewable glut erodes utility margins for thermal power stations. green living wind energy million). Read more: [link].

Morocco to Pioneer 1 GW Hydro-Wind Hybrid Power

Green Prophet

A huge hydro-wind hybrid power station will double Morocco’s entire installed hydropower capacity – and be a world’s first.