Inspecting wind turbines is not for the faint of heart. Some of the largest wind turbines possess rotating blades that are hundreds of feet in length suspended at dizzying heights, and getting up close to
Researchers at TU Delft recently teamed up with Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo to design a bird-friendly wind turbine that can transform wind energy into electricity without any mechanical moving parts.
Why settle for one form of renewable energy when you can produce power with two? That's exactly what scientists from the University of Liverpool have done by upgrading an everyday wind turbine with a new
Claims of illnesses related to the presence of wind farms have spread throughout Australia lately like a bad high school rumor. While many believe they are experiencing a real sickness, a report by Simon
The title of 'world's largest offshore wind farm' has been batted about many times in the past few years - from the 100-turbine Thanet Wind Farm in the North Sea to the 175-turbine London Array. However
Beijing's Aeronautics and Astronautics University just launched their "Polar Rover,” an autonomous research vessel that is exploring the effects of global warming on Antarctica. The 300 kilogram machine
Students of the Kalindi Colege at Delhi University have received approval to pilot a project that will use the high-speed winds generated by metro trains to produce energy. The team of 10 students and two
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The kingdom of Saudi Arabia sits upon the world's second-largest oil reserves, and as such, oil dominates the national economy. But in recent years, Saudi Arabia has begun taking
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Wind energy has surpassed nuclear power to become the third largest energy source in China. The country's Wind capacity has grown rapidly over the years, and in 2012 China's wind
Over the past decade, no country has embraced renewable energy with as much enthusiasm as Germany. Despite phasing out nuclear power, the country is exporting more energy than ever, thanks largely to its
Unlike most welcome centers and rest areas, the new Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center really encourages visitors to get out of their cars and stretch their legs. The entire site covers more than 26 acres
In the wake of soaring temperatures that made it impossible for some residents in the Australian outback to pump gas, good news is finally coming to the energy market Down Under. A report by Bloomberg New
General Electric (GE) has stepped up its investment in clean energy over the past few years, and the company just announced the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine - the "brilliant" 2.5-120.