News tagged with aerodynamic performance

New and under the sun

A group of Cambridge students are hoping that their game-changing design of solar car will make them the first British winners of the World Solar Challenge.

dateJul 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Enhancing the efficiency of wind turbines

A milestone in the history of renewable energy occurred in the year 2008 when more new wind-turbine power generation capacity was added in the U.S. than new coal-fired power generation. The costs of producing power with wind ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in General Physics
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Whale-inspired ocean turbine blades

Interest in developing alternative energy sources is driving the consideration of a promising technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tidal flow energy into electricity.

dateNov 28, 2010 in Engineering
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