Denmark champions wind power, sets record
Wearable tech for the battlefield and people at risk for heart attacks
Wearable devices can count the steps you take and the calories you burn. But can they help soldiers in the field? Or prevent someone from having a heart attack?
October was 'bumper' month for Scotland's renewables
On-site fabrication process makes taller wind turbines more feasible
Wind turbines across the globe are being made taller to capture more energy from the stronger winds that blow at greater heights.
UK wind power share shows record rise
The United Kingdom wind power production has been enjoying an upward trajectory, and on Tuesday wind power achieved a significant energy production milestone, reported Brooks Hays for UPI. High winds from Hurricane Gonzalo were the force behind wind turbines outproducing nuclear power ...
Engineer says 'smart grid' needed for shift to alternative energy
(Phys.org) —Electrical grids are balky beasts, and nobody knows that better than Stanford Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Ram Rajagopal. He grew up in Brazil, where no one took ...
Bats may be mistaking wind turbines for trees
Certain bats may be approaching wind turbines after mistaking them for trees, according to a study to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Novel capability enables first test of real turbine engine conditions
(Phys.org) —Manufactures of turbine engines for airplanes, automobiles and electric generation plants could expedite the development of more durable, energy-efficient turbine blades thanks to a partnership ...
France to build wind farm with stealth turbine blades
Omni3D's big idea: Wind turbines in backpacks
New study uses blizzard to measure wind turbine airflow (w/ Video)
A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at the University of Minnesota (UMN) using snow during a Minnesota blizzard is giving researchers new insight into the airflow around large wind turbines. This research ...
Storing wind-generated electricity as fuels means catalysts must avoid low energy states
When it comes to driving reactions to store electrons from wind turbines in the chemical bonds of use-any-time fuels, the path the catalyst takes matters. Researchers want to avoid low-energy and high-energy ...
GE has surgical technique to power up wind blades
Mars tech electrifies Earth
Some of the wind turbines generating electricity on Earth today grew out of technology developed in the 1990s for settlements on Mars.