News tagged with wind turbines

Monitoring marine mammals

A new instrument to detect whales, dolphins and other marine mammals, and provide immediate alerts during the development of offshore wind, wave and tidal installations, will be showcased to an international ...

Sep 25, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Rare earth metals: Will we have enough?

Life in the 21st century wouldn't be the same without rare earth metals. Cell phones, iPads, laptops, televisions, hybrid cars, wind turbines, solar cells and many more products depend on rare earth metals ...

Sep 20, 2012 4.1 / 5 (8) 13

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 4 / 5 (1) 2