News tagged with wind power

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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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 wind-farm managers ...

dateMar 25, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Wind power with benefits

Which renewable energy sources should be funded in developing and emerging countries? A team of scientists headed by Tobias Schmidt from the ETH Zurich’s Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC) looked ...

dateApr 19, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Canadians rally against wind power

Hundreds of Canadians demonstrated on Tuesday calling for an end to subsidies for wind power, saying noise from colossal turbines is making some people sick and driving down rural property prices.

dateApr 03, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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