News tagged with wind turbines

Turbulence ahead

Although the wind may blow smoothly onto a wind turbine, it comes out the other end shredded into a complex collage of whorls, large and small. In a wind farm, the turbulent wake generated by the first row ...

Sep 03, 2012
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Wind turbine with record-breaking rotors

Siemens has produced the world's longest rotor blades for wind turbines. Measuring 75 meters in length, the blades are almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380. Beginning this fall, the B75 rotor blades ...

Jul 30, 2012
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Canadian wind opponents welcome noise study

(AP) — Opponents of wind farms are hailing Health Canada's decision to study the possible connection between noise generated by the towering turbines and adverse health effects reported by people living close to them.

Jul 11, 2012
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