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

Green Blog

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

Green Blog

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

Wind Power Ninja

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

Saphonian Blade-less Wind Turbines Save Birds and Energy

Green Prophet

Tunis-based Saphon Energy has been working on their revolutionary new wind-energy generating prototype for the last two years.

Greater Sage-grouse v. Wind Turbines in Oregon

10,000 Birds

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.,

Leviathan Energy To Dedicate Wind Turbine To Hilton Hotel

Green Prophet

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

Hercules vertical axis wind turbine harnesses energy from all directions

EcoFriend

Surbhi Sharma: With the world going green, wind energy is one of the environment friendly energy sources. Sleek Wooden Wind Turbine.

New Age Wind Turbine Blades Hope To Be Shape Shifters

Eco Friendly Daily

Wind energy is just one example. Generating energy from the natural force of wind using windmills is now old hat. Image Credit: jamiecat.

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Alec Baldwin Wants Wind Turbine for East Hampton Home

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Alec Baldwin wants a wind turbine for his East Hampton home. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News alec baldwin

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

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

Mother Jones

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind Turbine. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics.

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

Green Prophet

With a rotor diameter of 100 meters and hub heights of 80 meters, GE’s 1.6-100 MW turbines have the highest power production capacity of any turbines in their category. Wind farm to come online in early 2013. Tayakadin will be the third wind farm to use the 1.6-100 MW turbines, but the first farm to use them in Europe.

Whisper 500 Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

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. m/s) wind, a Whisper 500 will produce as much as 500 kWh per month. Assuming a 12 mph (5.4

Windspire Home Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

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. kW wind turbine is distinguished by its sleek propeller-free design and ultra quiet operation. Home Wind Turbines Home Wind Turbine mariah windspire

Wind turbines may have lesser impact on birds than previously thought

EcoFriend

Dattatreya Mandal: Any ecological enthusiast worth his salt would tell you that birds and wind turbines do not go along that well.

Honeywell Home Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

The Honeywell Wind Turbine is a gearless turbine that generates power from the blade tips rather than through a center shaft. The Honeywell Wind Turbine comes with a smart box, inverter and inter connect switch to wire the system into a household panel. Home Wind Turbines honeywell home wind turbine

AeroCraft AC 1002 Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

AeroCraft has released specs on the AC 1002 wind turbine. According to the company, this direct drive wind turbine runs quietly and performs well. The AC 1002 wind turbine incorporates 16 poles permanent magnet type of generator with an output of 1000 W and a voltage of 230 V.

For the Cost of an Iphone, You Can Buy a Wind Turbine to Power a Home

Green (Living) Review

Things are no different in other states either. For a large portion of the Indian population, electricity to this day remains a distant dream.

Japan Installing Wind Turbines Off Fukushima Coast

Wind Power Ninja

Japan says it will spend $260 million dollars over the next five years to install at least six floating wind turbines off the coast of Fukushima.

How to Make a Cheap Vertical Home Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

Do it yourself how-to video about making your own vertical home wind turbine. Videos How to make a wind turbine wind turbine video

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

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Cleantech, Science & Technology clean tech renewable energy Stars of Science Taqetna wind powerAnd it’s only one meter high.

BWC Excel Home Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

The BWC EXCEL is a modern 7 meter (23 ft) diameter, 10,000W wind turbine designed for high reliability, low maintenance, and automatic operation in adverse weather conditions. The BWC Excel is a ruggedly built turbine that comes with the longest warranty (5 years) in the industry. Home Wind Turbines bwc excel Home Wind Turbine

Sunforce Air X Marine Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

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.

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.

Bergey 1500 Home Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

The BWC 1500 is a modern 10 feet diameter 1,500 Watt wind turbine designed for high reliability, low maintenance, and automatic operation in adverse weather conditions. It is built much more ruggedly than most other turbines of its size and it carries the longest warranty in the industry. The BWC VCS-1.5

Siemens Opens Kansas Wind Turbine Factory

Wind Power Ninja

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

Human memory based solution to enhance power from wind turbines

EcoFriend

Abdul Vahid V: Consistent performance of wind turbine is always necessary for better power generation. A wind turbine has to face both mild breezes and gale-force gusts under various weather conditions. A bio-inspired approach to enhancing wind power conversion. It also secures the turbine from damages.

Mini Wind Turbine Educational Kit

Wind Power Ninja

Perfect for teaching kids about the incredible science behind wind power, this mini turbine kit is the ultimate educational tool! The completed wind turbine stands about 12″ tall. Home Wind Turbines kids wid turbine kit

FloDesign Wind Turbine Company Set to Expand

Wind Power Ninja

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 TurbineThe company is recognized as the developer of a U.S.

How To Turn An Old Ceiling Fan Into A Wind Turbine DIY…

Green (Living) Review

Part Four shows how to mount the face plate and create your own turbine blades. Part Five shows how to build the body to support the turbine.

Southwest WindPower Whisper 500 Wind Turbine

Wind Power Ninja

Power your entire home, cabin or workshop with this super quiet wind turbine. The Southwest WindPower Whisper 500 Wind Turbine kit comes with a controller to protect the turbine. It provides 538 kW per month in a 12 MPH average wind and works in winds as low as 7.5

Small wind turbines ride out recent Atlantic storms

Green (Living) Review

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

China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

Green Blog

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

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. Hot damn.

Vestas Wins California Wind Turbine Contract

Wind Power Ninja

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.