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An addiction to fossil fuels

Clean, renewable wind and solar power may be the most-preferred fossil fuel alternatives, but their land-hungry collecting requirements make them difficult options for replacing more conventional power sources, ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Using fluctuating wind power

Incorporating wind power into existing power grids is challenging because fluctuating wind speed and direction means turbines generate power inconsistently. Coupled with customers' varying power demand, many ...

dateMar 25, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Computer model optimizes wind farm

A new software from Siemens will improve wind farms’ energy yields and extend their service life. When the wind causes the huge rotors to turn, it generates turbulence, which interferes with the operation ...

dateJul 25, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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