Archive for the ‘Wind Power’ Category
Terra-Gen Power LLC, a company specialized in renewable energy, has recently inaugurated the place where will be built the world’s largest wind power site. It will be located in central California and the project will generate about 1,550 megawatts of wind power. With the support of investment group ArcLight Capital, Terra-Gen hopes this wind farm, [...]
In November 2009 a wind turbine complex on the Zhemo Mountain in the outskirts of Dali makes China the world’s third largest wind power producer. According to Shi Lishan, vice director of the National Energy Administration’s New Energy Department the giant wind turbine complex will generate about 20 gigawatts this year. After the Germany and [...]
Capital Wind Farm was officially launched by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, NSW Premier Nathan Rees and Minister for Climate Change, Senator Penny Wong yesterday. The Capital Wind Farm, the largest wind farm in New South Wales, is situated in Bungendore and will boost Australia’s wind power capacity by more than 10 per cent.
The pumped hydro storage technology is already developed in a large scale. Riverbank Power, a new start-up founded by a former wind developer has a new idea. It wants to develop large-scale energy storage by using hills down onto the ground.
China’s officials said that until 2020, the country will build a huge wind farm in the northwest, having an energy capacity similar to the gigantic Three Gorges Dam. Feng Jianshen, a vice governor of Gansu province, told reporters that the province planned to expand the installed capacity of its wind power base to more than [...]
The company Wind Simplicity has launched a new wind turbine that can generate up to 23KW of green power and an easily be installed in your backyard, eliminating your electricity bills. If you’re not in need of a fancy wind turbine, or if you’re looking to save a few bucks, they also offer the Wind [...]
Every day scientists and inventors are searching new green sources of energy to combat global warming and energy crisis. The “Green Roadway” project, as it’s dubbed, aims to string wind turbine, solar panels and geothermal devices along the endless ribbons of pavement, where they’ll be linked to produce energy for businesses, homes and even roadside [...]
A new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution and California State University identifies New York as a prime location for exploiting high-altitude winds, which globally contain enough energy to meet world demand 100 times over. The scientists found that the regions best suited for harvesting this energy match with population centers in the eastern [...]
The company WindTronics based in Muskegon, Mich., has developed a new mini wind turbine that is specifically sized for individual urban homes, being able to operate at speeds as low as 2 miles an hour. This mini wind turbine will be sold for $4,500 as the Honeywell Wind Turbine and distributed through Ace Hardware stores [...]
A team of students at the Cheng Shiu University have invented a motorcycle helmet equipped with wind turbines to power the two-wheelers headlights, direction indicator lights and tail lights. When the bike is in action, the helmet starts generating electricity, being equipped with a set of five small wind turbines.