Posts Tagged ‘wind farms’

Texas wind farm uses radar technology to prevent migratory bird deaths

Monday, May 4, 2009 4:58 No Comments

A Texas wind farm, situated on a flight path used by millions of birds each spring and autumn, has launched a system that uses radar technology to protect the migratory birds. The wind farm inaugurated last month, uses radar technology developed initially for NASA and American Aviation, to detect approaching birds from as far as [...]

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A New Turbine Could Generate Four Times More Electricity Than Traditional Wind Turbines

Monday, December 1, 2008 2:25 No Comments

Because wind not only flows through the blades, normally wind turbines lose up to 39.7 percent of potential energy but this week, a small Massachusetts-based start-up FloDesign Wind Turbine win the green competitions with a new type of wind turbine that can generate three to four times more electricity than traditional blade turbines. The moving [...]

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Weather Could Be Changed By Wind Farms

Friday, November 28, 2008 2:22 No Comments

Two American researchers at the University Maryland have discovered that a huge wind farm could change the direction of storms. In this moment, the United States is supplied with 1% of our total electricity from windmills. The Department of Energy intends to raise this percentage to 20% by 2020. Therefore, to achieve this goal, requires [...]

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