Study: Wind Energy To Prevent 34 Billion Tons Of Carbon Emissions By 2030

Eco Friendly Daily

Wind energy has become a clear component of the future of the renewable energy sector. Wind energy grows yearly and globally, with more developing nations joining the field as well. In total, seventy-five countries around the world currently are using wind energy.

Sierra & Tierra: A Gale of Wind Energy Good News

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By Javier Sierra A gale of good news is hitting both the wind industry and the future of the planet. Spain became the first country ever to get more energy from wind than any other source during a complete year in 2013, with a 21.1-percent share at 55 gigawatts (GW).

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With Wind Energy At Its Back

Eco Friendly Daily

Last March, the airport announced its most ambitious project yet: a $216,514 wind energy program that would allegedly offset more than 14 million pounds of carbon dioxide. Alternative Energy Conspiracies Wind Power

Wind Power Can Replace Coal

Eco Friendly Daily

Coal power is the dirtiest form of energy creation on Earth. Right now, there are far too many coal power plants on Earth, especially in China which seems to build about five a week it seems. This would be enough energy to power around 800,000 to 900,000 homes.

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.

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

EcoFriend

Two and half centuries hence, NASA is using the lowly kite yet again albeit this time the purpose of the experiment is to change the way the world approaches wind turbines and sustainable energy generation. Airborne wind-power system developed by NASA Engineers.

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

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B.Sameer Kumar: While alternate energy is taking off at a pretty brisk pace, solar energy is far ahead of the other popular renewable energy source; wind. There are several reasons for this growing gap between the two alternate energy sources.

Find the wind in Iran with these handy energy maps

Green Prophet

But the country has resources for wind energy, the international renewable energy organization IRENA has announced. The NGO which is headquartered in Abu Dhabi has just released wind maps which show where Iranian winds blow. Energy Iran pollution water wind power

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Twenty-five Percent of Denmark is Powered Exclusively by Wind

The Alien Next Door

"Denmark is no stranger to green energy, but this latest news is something special. megawatt offshore wind turbine up and running, Denmark has just stepped over the one gigawatt wind energy threshold. In the words of Itzhak Stern, "This is an absolute good" for the planet.

Egypt’s Next Huge Wind Farm

Green Prophet

As part of its target of going from its current 550MW of wind to a staggering 2,690MW by 2016 to reach 7,200MW by 2020, Egypt is putting bids out for yet more wind power. This would continue progress towards this ambitious goal to tap some of the best wind resources in the world.

When Will the Coal, Oil, Gas, and Nuclear Industries Stand On Their.

Sierra Club Compass

The American Wind Energy Association released an analysis on Wednesday , detailing how the wind industry could phase out reliance on federal tax credits over a six-year time period.   -- Dave Hamilton, Beyond Coal Director for Clean Energy. Energy Solutions.

Study: Wind Gusts Increasing Across Globe

Eco Friendly Daily

Studies in recent years have offered conflicting information when it comes to how climate change may be impacting wind across the globe. Some studies have reported that the winds in the Northern Hemisphere are weakening. The results point to the world’s higher wind speeds increasing.

Personal Power: Wind Turbines at Home

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s a wind-powered whirlybird! Many of you may have seen wind farms or heard of wind power’s potential. Are we ready to utilize this power residentially, though? All wind turbines vibrate, and they transmit this vibration to the structure on which they’re attached. All rooftops create turbulence that interferes with the wind turbine’s operation. Wind farms, however, have experienced much more success.

Alternative Energy – Things you didn’t know

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As our energy needs rise, as our supplies of fossil fuels run out and as the state of our planet become more precarious, we increasingly need to look at alternative energy sources to meet our requirements and to allow our modern lifestyles. Solar Energy. The sun, a huge burning ball of hydrogen, outputs vast amounts of energy every second. Even the minute fraction that falls on the Earth’s surface is more than enough to supply all our energy needs.

The Great Transition, Part II: Building a Wind-Centered Economy

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In the race to transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy and avoid runaway climate change, wind has opened a wide lead on both solar and geothermal energy. Wind is abundant, carbon-free and nondepletable. Wind is also abundant.

The Great Transition, Part I: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

Green Blog

The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As fossil fuel prices rise, as oil insecurity deepens, and as concerns about pollution and climate instability cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new world energy economy is emerging.

Upcoming: Offshore Windpower 2013 Conference and Exhibition in October

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Wind energy? We're big fans - and we're excited to be sponsoring the American Wind Energy Association's upcoming Offshore Windpower 2013 Conference and Exhibition this October in Providence, Rhode Island. In fact, the Department of Energy reported that the U.S.

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How can countries ensure renewable energy technology is developed sufficiently?

Green Prophet

The world’s largest solar energy dish in Sde Boker, Israel. The demand for energy in today’s world is rising, specifically electricity, as there are now around 1.1 billion people on the planet who have little or no access to it. Energy

Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?

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A major contributor to anthropogenic climate change, which our planet is experiencing right now, is the large concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that are being continuously released into the atmosphere from the transportation, commercial, residential, and industrial sectors.

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UK and Ireland gear up for Global Wind Day

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) A host of events are planned for Global Wind Day – an annual event that is being marked in more than 70 countries across the world and events are being held across the globe with community groups and business coming together to promote wind power. The event, which is always held on June 15 aims to promote the benefits of wind power while encouraging people to have fun.

Altaeros Energies’ high altitude wind turbine comes with a Helium shell

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B.Sameer Kumar: High Altitude Wind Power is field that has been under constant scrutiny and has presented researchers with new challenges that they need to overcome in order to tap into an energy source that could potentially run the whole planet on alternate power.

How Net Metering Works

Green Living Ideas

We’ve all heard about how about wonderful renewable energies can be for global warming and our planets energy future, but how does your pocket book feel about it? Let’s say that you have a solar or wind power system installed in your home.

What the Passage of the Wind Production Tax Credit Means for.

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Dont Frack Our "Promised Land" » What the Passage of the Wind Production Tax Credit Means for 2013 and Beyond. cents per kilowatt hour to wind producers for the first ten years of operation. For wind to meet 20 percent of the U.S. Energy Solutions. Compass.

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DOE Offshore Wind Investments Are Great, But We Can Do More.

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COP18: Dithering in Doha » DOE Offshore Wind Investments Are Great, But We Can Do More. Yesterday the Department of Energy (DOE) announced a major investment in offshore wind projects in the Northwest, Midwest, Gulf, and East Coast. Offshore wind resources in the U.S.

Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way - Compass

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NCLR Releases Study about Bright Future for Latinos in the Green Jobs Sector » Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way. Here are two headlines from the past week that blew me away (no pun intended): #1- Wind was the top new energy source to come online in 2012. #2-

Wind industry gives thumbs-up to Budget package

Green (Living) Review

The proposals include a potential GBP 525m of new money through a review of the support mechanism for offshore wind. Adam Bruce, Chairman of the British Wind Energy Association BWEA, said: “This package of measures deserves a welcome from our industry, and is in line with proposals that we have been working through with government. The Budget proposes to review the support given to the offshore wind from Renewables Obligation Certificates by GBP 525m.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

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Further, one can value this Historical Carbon debt by applying a Carbon Price and here we will use $100 per tonne CO2, roughly the price that could achieve a transition from dirty coal and gas burning to clean, renewable wind energy. Of course a Carbon Price of $100 per tonne CO2 is only based on what is required to implement wind power competitively in the current World Order.

Solar Techno Park in Yokohama set to generate up to 60kW of clean.

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Solar Power. Renewable Energy. Wind Power. Tidal and Wave Energy. Geothermal Energy. Solar Techno Park in Yokohama set to generate up to 60kW of clean power. In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear mishap, Japan has far increased its attention towards alternative energy technologies. Called the Solar Techno Park, the massive solar power project is meant to gain a combined output of 40 to 60 kilowatts by this spring. solar power.

Folding bikes geared to stretch bicycling to an enticing future

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Solar Power. Renewable Energy. Wind Power. Tidal and Wave Energy. Geothermal Energy. Over the years, we’ve seen automobiles taking different shapes and forms, turning more luxurious, more powerful and so fast that they can even race against a jet on ground (note the Lamborghini Reventon). And if you can purchase one that’s electric-powered, you’ll be able to get around more easily and won’t need to exert yourself too much. solar power.

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Best green household products must for every home

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Solar Power. Renewable Energy. Wind Power. Tidal and Wave Energy. Geothermal Energy. Most of us aren’t aware of just how much energy we consume on a daily basis. But with PowerTab, users can gauge their energy consumption by switching the device on near appliances to see how much power is being used. This tool will no doubt be an eye-opener for the many people who rely on electricity to power their gadgetry. solar power.

Will electric motorsports be able to keep the thrill intact?

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Solar Power. Renewable Energy. Wind Power. Tidal and Wave Energy. Geothermal Energy. Motorsports: As we know them Fast cars have never failed to excite us with their powerful roar, sleek bodies and speeds to break the sound barrier. The 50s and 60s saw a new breed of powerful hybrids built using American engines and European chassis like the AC Cobra and Lotus 19. The energy is then used for short power boosts at the press of a button.

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