News tagged with electrical power

How does the wind blow?

If wind were a steady, constant stream, wind energy production would be a snap. Trapping its capricious nature requires complex calculations and expert engineering. Predicting wind power requires additional twists and turns.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Seeking control

Google's Project Loon aims to provide internet access to the entire globe using a network of high-altitude balloons. Less than half the world's population and fewer than 30 per cent of people in Africa and Asia have internet ...

dateAug 08, 2016 in Engineering
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